McKesson Pharmacy Technician in Louisville, Kentucky
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.
We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
The Pharmacy Technician- Specialty assists team members, physicians and patients in the daily activities of data entry, answering phone calls , and also assists in clarifying physician orders - which are dispensed to our patients, or patient’s physician’s offices. These orders are shipped by our pharmacy warehouse staff to designated patients or providers as noted in the patient profile.
• Maintains strong knowledge of pharmacy policies and government regulations and enters prescription information accordingly.
• Assists with quality improvement initiatives
• Calculates doses needed for patients based on prescription and prescribing guidelines.
• Enters prescription information (data entry) into pharmacy dispensing system for pharmacist review.
• Enters prescription clarifications taken by the pharmacist into the computer system.
• Assists patients and providers by answering phone calls and then triaging to the appropriate team or personnel if needed.
• Understands and works programs based on specific program guidelines.
*This position requires registration with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy. Candidates must provide proof of registration prior to being hired.
*Shown success working in a team-oriented environment.
*Possess excellent communication skills demonstrated by the ability to express ideas clearly through both written and oral communications. Also, the ability to read and interpret documents to carry out instructions.
*Flexibility to change priorities as needed evidenced by the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively.
*Previous pharmacy data entry experience
*Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra
- Previous client facing over the phone.
High School Graduate or equivalent GED.
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
Organization: McKesson Specialty Health
Title: Pharmacy Technician
Requisition ID: 18005359