Pharmacy TechnicianSioux Falls, SD

At Medvantx, we deliver care that goes beyond the pharmacy. We offer our customers a better way to support their patients through innovative patient-centric pharmacy practices, nationwide dispense, and fulfillment services. For over two decades, we've been committed to enabling access to fast and affordable care. At Medvantx Pharmacy Services, you'll play a crucial role in our efforts to do just that. 

Business Update:

Medvantx remains open as an essential business to ensure the delivery of critical medications to patients. As we continue to align with CDC guidance, health and safety are a top priority for all our locations. COVID-19 Vaccinations are required for all employees who work on-site. If you are unable to satisfy this job requirement, contact us if an accommodation is needed.

Job Summary/Objective

The major function of this position is to provide an efficient and accurate prescription service to our patients.  The duties of an Order Entry Pharmacy Technician establishing orders and completing the data entry of the prescription information utilizing Guardian computer system and routing them to the correct department, communicating with our patients, Doctor’s offices and third party vendors.  Must work well with other departments to ensure medications are shipped in a timely, efficient manner.  As a hybrid role and under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Production Pharmacy Technician fulfills medication orders and prepares packages in a fast-paced production environment. The technician maintains consistent workflow in order to meet daily production goals and must work well with others to ensure medications are shipped in a timely, efficient manner. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs data entry using word processing, spreadsheet or database commands and formats material as required.
  • Process all new incoming prescription orders according to the provider’s written instruction and be fluent in Guardian operating systems.
  • Verify insurance coverage information and update doctor demographic and license information.
  • Load new patient information into the system and update existing information. Verify and update patient shipping address.
  • Perform processing of prescription orders with accuracy and efficiency according to specific plan guidelines and departmental standards.
  • Communicate with front end partners and all pharmacy staff in an effective, professional manner.
  • Learn new functions as accounts are added and as job responsibilities change.
  • Work toward team goal of all queue levels meet KPIs.
  • Consult with team lead for assistance on any discrepancy or utilize the pharmacist clarification queue for prescription clarification issues.
  • Proficient at entry level programs and developing skills in intermediate programs.
  • Fulfilling medication orders involving accurate product selection, quantity, and labeling.
  • Preparing prescription orders for shipment, which requires appropriate packing materials and patient enclosures.
  • Work in manifesting, which involves accurate selection and application of shipping labels to ensure packages are shipped accurately to the patients and providers.
  • Constant and clear communication with the Pharmacist staff for assistance on any discrepancy or prescription clarification issues.
  • Assist in additional areas in the production floor including labeling boxes, wrapping pallets, etc.
  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to policies and protocols.
  • Perform final Quality Assurance check prior to sealing boxes

 

Critical Skills

  • Patient Focus.
  • Utilize and understand Guardian Rx computer system.
  • Must be familiar with drug names and products. Understand the refill process and refill quantities available to the patient.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Adept time management is a must.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Aptitude to focus on the task at hand with little to no disruption.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and pharmacy abbreviations
  • One year of relevant work experience.
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Typing skills of (30-50 wpm) required.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, courtesy and discretion in dealing with fellow employees, patients, Doctor’s offices and business partners.
  • Must maintain current efficiencies required per department while maintaining acceptable accuracy levels.

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
  • This is an onsite position.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Medvantx Pharmacy Services helps pharmaceutical brands do more than just survive in an ever-changing marketplace – we help them thrive in it. Medvantx provides powerful and personalized support to pharmaceutical manufacturers, health care providers, and their patients. We service the specialty needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers by offering patient assistance programs and providing efficient intake solutions, nationwide dispense and fulfillment services, quality aftercare through counseling and customer service, safe and secure data handling, dependable inventory management and logistics, and insightful reporting and accounting. Serving more than 50 pharmaceutical manufacturers and managing more than $7.5 billion of prescriptions annually, Medvantx has been redefining pharmacy for over 20 years.

Medvantx is proud to have earned Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites® (VIPPS®) accreditation through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®). Only 5% of online pharmacies meet the nationally endorsed standards of quality, safety, and security set by the NABP®.

Medvantx is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran or disability status, or other protected characteristics.

AmeriPharm, Inc. and Vytal, LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of Medvantx, Inc. a Delaware Corporation.