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Pharmacy Technician Specialty Pharmacy

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CVS Caremark
New York, NY
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Job Category:Pharmacy Technician
Clinical Licensure Required :N/A
Job Type:Full Time Position Summary:
Exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician in the specialty pharmacy to excel in a complex, high impact customer service role and positively impact the lives of others. Responsibilities include accurately reading, interpreting and entering prescriptions into the computer system in a timely fashion. Technicians are responsible for routing questionable prescriptions to the pharmacist for completion. Also, responsible for making outbound calls / faxing the physicians for prescription clarification, substitutions and formulary changes. Must be able to resolve and enter incomplete prescriptions after clarification is obtained and to operate keyboard and computer screen to enter patient and prescription information. May perform other pharmacy functions as required, such as production and shipping of orders and other projects as they arise. Required Qualifications:
*Pharmacy Technician experience *Open to working store hours without restrictions M-F 8 am to 9 pm and Sat 10-5 *Must be adept at reading / interpreting prescription terminology and medications *Excellent customer service skills, primarily over the phone *Must have rapid keyboarding skills while maintaining 100% accuracy *Must be able to meet specified production and quality standards as defined by the management team *Must also be able to recognize and identify commonly used generic drugs and the route of administration of these drugs *Must have the ability to understand and interpret Latin symbols commonly used on prescription medications and the ability to write routine correspondence *Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals *This includes the ability to calculate dosages and days supply of prescriptions *Must be flexible and enjoy working in a fast paced, team oriented environment Preferred Qualifications:
*Previous retail pharmacy experience preferred, especially in specialty pharmacy *National certification preferred Education:
Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required Business Overview:
CVS Caremark, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Caremark is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.  Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW

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