Friday , January 27 2023

Jobs at Costco – Registered Pharmacy Technician

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Job Description:

Assists Pharmacist to fill and dispense prescriptions for patients. Assists patients at counter, retrieves prescriptions, processes register transactions. Orders and stocks drugs, supplies, and over-the-counter merchandise. Updates patient records and inventory, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system. Dispenses prescription medications utilizing pharmacy standards.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Fills prescriptions by bringing stock bottles, counting medication into appropriate container, labeling, and pricing prescriptions under Pharmacist’s supervision to the extent permitted by provincial regulations.
  • Orders, receives, tags, and stocks prescription drugs, supplies and over-the counter products. Follows product storage procedures, standards and merchandising plan. Performs department 93 stocking duties as well as OTC roaming. Creates product signs. Ensures department is clean at all times.
  • Verifies prescriptions and refills with physicians by phone as needed and takes verbal prescriptions to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. Selects generic substitutions when necessary.
  • Counts, labels (including appropriate auxiliary labels), and packages prescriptions, through workflow and bin management.
  • Obtains patient medical history and maintains confidential computer record, and assists pharmacist in updating patient profile and entering prescription information into the pharmacy computer to extent permitted by provincial regulations. Preserves patient confidentiality.
  • Completes packaging verification for prescriptions previously checked for therapeutic appropriateness by the pharmacist to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. Follows safety and security procedures.
  • Prepares third-party insurance claims, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system.
  • Alerts pharmacist to drug interactions in prescription and over the counter medications.
  • Assists patients at counter, receives written prescriptions for Pharmacist, and retrieves filled prescriptions. Processes register transactions.
  • Receives payment, makes change, processes checks, credit and debit charges. Provides prompt and courteous patient services. Answers phones, directs members to product location.

Job Requirements:

  • Education/Training: Completed provincial Pharmacy Technician certification or Completed a Pharmacy Technician course at a Community College and the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada Qualifying exam
  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in good standing in province of work.
  • Experience:  Candidates with current Costco Pharmacy experience will be given preference over other candidates.
  • Knowledge/Skills: Computer, math, and member service skills preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Costco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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