Job Requisition Number: 25588. University Health Services (UHS) serves the campus by providing comprehensive campus-based health center providing fully accredited primary medical care, counseling and psychological services and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty and staff. The UHS provides on-campus medical and mental health care and coordinates off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. Departments serving students include general medical, specialty and urgent care clinics, counseling and psychological services, laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, radiology and health promotion. In addition, the UHS administers a major medical insurance plan, the Student Health Insurance Plan.
The Pharmacy Department at University Health Services provides pharmaceutical services to undergraduate and graduate students of UC Berkeley, other UHS eligible customers. The department also supplies the various clinics at the student health service with pharmaceuticals. In addition, the staff serves as a resource for drug information for students, faculty and staff. The department fills more than 55,000 prescriptions annually.
This position is full time and may include various shifts from our operating hours of Monday through Friday 8am – 7pm, Saturday (9am–6pm), or Sunday (11am-4pm) during the academic year.
COMPLETION OF PRESCRIPTION ORDERS •Receiving prescription orders/OTC orders from clinic clients •Entering prescription information into the computer •Removing the drug from stock, counting or preparing and placing the product into the container •Recording the drug’s expiration date and affixing the label •Packaging, repackaging, and labeling of stock preparations •Requesting and accepting refill authorizations •Recording and processing refill requests on refill line
INVENTORY CONTROL •Orders and stocks department appropriately and in a cost effective manner •Checking in of supplies and medications and restocking of shelves •Accurately maintains purchase records including controlled drug purchases, interdepartmental, Prime vendor and manufacturer direct purchases •Knowledge and use of contract items including Novation contract and direct contracts. •Fills, prices and records floor stock orders for various clinics •Removes outdated medications in the pharmacy and from clinics as assigned •Must be able to lift at least 10lbs •Responds to requests from nursing and ancillary departments. •Able to prioritize job tasks based on client and department need
•Rings in customer purchases, including electronic bank card transactions •Refers clients to pharmacist for counseling for all new and changed prescriptions •Answers telephone in a positive and polite manner, referring all professional questions to a pharmacist •Labels and bags prescriptions not picked up •Returns prescriptions to stock after 10 days•Current and valid registration with the State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician. •Knowledge of Federal and State laws applicable to Pharmacy practices. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Computer proficiency in standard office software and pharmacy modules. •Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds. Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).
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