Performs order entry and customer service tasks related to activities in support of the medication dispensing process. Research medication order issues and facilitate their resolution.
Calculates and/or verifies the correct dosage based on the prescription
Enters new and refill orders in a timely and accurate manner
Support the patient intake process
Process orders based on the priority assigned
Batch and print labels, forms and delivery tickets
Prepare backup pharmacy orders
Comply with a process that addresses all state and federal guidelines regarding medication labeling
Provide dispensing pharmacists with information regarding allergies and drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, and other items that the computer flags
Courteously assists all internal and external customers
Consult with dispensing pharmacist regarding prescription order clarification, non-stock items, order entry problems or concerns
Complete all data fields according to pharmacy procedures including use of approved abbreviations.
Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA
Assist with pharmacy workflow as needed
Triage customer service requests by department, urgency, and information/response required
Resolve customer complaints, issues and concerns
Research questions, issues, and concerns as directed by management
Answer incoming customer calls
Prioritize and respond appropriately
Direct to appropriate team member to ensure best service possible
Obtain information, explain available products or services
Respond to inquiries
Collect, prioritize and sort incoming faxes to the appropriate department/area
Review orders for completeness and fax back orders to customers as needed.
Initiate non-discretionary calls to facilities
Contact customer accounts according to call schedule to obtain updated patient information, and verify accuracy of Resident Log information, as needed
Create and maintain accurate customer records
Maintain required documentation for tracking and researching orders
Communicate with pharmacy field staff via email, phone or fax regarding patient changes received from facilities
Understand Medicare Policy and Co-Pay requirements/guidelines
Coordinate/manage "STAT" order process (check e-kit stock list and fax back to customer)
Assist team members/department as needed in order to meet workflow deadlines and/or complete miscellaneous projects
Management Responsibilities: None
Physical Demands: May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.
Work Environment: Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment.
Minimum Qualifications: (must be met in order to perform the job at the required level)
High School diploma or equivalent
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and be flexible
Good organizational skills and detail oriented
Knowledge of medical terminology (including sig codes and Roman numeral), brand and generic names of medications and general pharmacy terminology
Ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently when inputting information
Ability to maintain composure on phone when handling customer calls
Licensed/registered pharmacy technician or as required by state law
Basic math and analytical skills
Intermediate typing/keyboarding skills
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English
COVID Requirements COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.
Preferred Qualifications: (if above and beyond the minimum required)
Previous pharmacy technician experience
Previous data entry experience
High School Diploma or equivalent
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We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.
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