Advanced Pharmacy Technician - Specialty, (FT), Days at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire

Job Description:

Serves as a resource and subject matter expert for various functions within the pharmacy such as accounts receivable, auditing, billing, controlled substance & compliance, education, investigational services, medication systems & operations purchasing and inventory, quality metrics, 340B drug pricing program, specialty, mail order & cold chain distribution, sterile products, and training. 


Key Responsibilities:   

  • Analyst – Purchases pharmaceuticals in quantities sufficient to meet patient needs and reorders based on Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B Program) criteria.

  • Inventory – Purchases and controls inventory for the Ambulatory pharmacies with primary focus on Over the Counter (OTC) inventory.  Assumes responsibility for annual inventory as well as daily deposits and provides back-up for pharmacy account receivables.

  • Inventory - Purchases and controls inventory for the Inpatient Pharmacy. Coordinates annual inventory and assists with the management of drug shortages. 

  • Sterile Products – Provide oversight for technician practice in sterile products preparation to meet compliance with U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) 797 and 800.

  • 340B Program – Maintains and audits 340B eligible transactions and 340B eligible product accumulations for accuracy of data. Keeps records of audit activity and database changes of 340B products for compliance and audits

  • Billing – Process pharmacy invoices and manage interdepartmental billing.

  • Investigational – Maintain drug accountability records and protocols for investigational studies.

  • Controlled substances – Monitors and maintains processes and documentation for controlled substance compliance for the inpatient pharmacy

  • Medication Systems and Operations – Supports the daily workload and workflow of medication distribution in the Inpatient Pharmacy

  • Quality - Monitors and reviews quality improvement metrics across all Ambulatory departments including Medicare Five Star ratings when applicable.

  • Specialty - Provides medication preparation, benefits investigation, distribution and customer service to patients using the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Pharmacy.

  • Mail Order & Cold Chain Distribution- Is responsible for ensuring safe and accurate shipping on all mail order prescriptions including Specialty cold chain distribution shipping. This includes daily monitoring of shipments to ensure they are kept within appropriate temperature range, running all mail order reports including delivery status, shipping costs, temperature range, and ordering all packaging supplies.

  • Trainer/Education - Administers and distribute all new-hire training and departmental specific competencies required by department and accrediting agencies.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) with a minimum of 3 years’ experience required. 

  • Must be proficient in Word, Outlook & have Excel skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task.

  • Must be willing to travel to System Pharmacy sites within NH.

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  • Registered Pharmacy Technician with the NH Board of Pharmacy required. 

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required.