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Genesis Health System Pharmacy Tech III - Specialty Pharmacy in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Pharmacy Tech III

Department: FirstMed Pharmacy-Dav East

Purpose: The pharmacy technician assists the pharmacist in outpatient prescription services, including prescription preparation, insurance processing, billing, home health care services, and Nursing Home services. Primary responsibilities include sterile product compounding, preparation and record keeping. Additional responsibilities include equipment and supply management, clean room monitoring and QA data logs, as well as expertise with QSI computer system, input insurance billing, is able to work at all pharmacy locations, has a high level of training, mentoring both new and existing staff. Takes on special projects, on call status, and other duties as assigned.

Report To: Manager, FirstMed Pharmacy

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers


Education: High school graduation or equivalent

Field Of Study: N/A

Special Training:

Training Preferred: Sterile Compounding Experience and/or Pharmacy Billing Experience

Licensure/Registration: Certified Pharmacy Tech; Iowa and/or Illinois Board of Pharmacy Registration within 30 days, Valid Driver's License.

Experience: More than 3 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people. These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information. The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.

Working Conditions: There is very limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics may occur but the physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. The amount of time the employee may experience these minor adverse conditions would be limited to 10% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes