Pharmacy Technician

Part Time
Fond du Lac

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
20 hours a weekMonday-Friday 8a-6p, Rotating Saturday 8a-2p every 3-4 weeks

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develops competency in servicing pharmacy customers including obtaining and recording initial demographic and other required information, data entry of required information into the pharmacy system for record keeping, insurance verification and label generation purposes, and cashiering.
  • Develops competence in dispensing and delivery of medications. This includes developing competence in the department’s us of information systems, technology, and automation use for dispensing, storage of medications and clerical duties.
  • Develop competence in insurance and third party billing functions including: data entry of customer demographics and third-party information, obtaining prior authorizations from appropriate third-party carriers, maintaining files of prior authorization, investigating and correcting errors in submission to third parties and handling private insurance, workers compensation, and third-party insurance coverage and prescription-related issues.
  • Develops competence in clinical support needs such as but not limited to DIR fees.
  • If applicable per assigned work location and workflow scope, will promote the sale of and assist customers in the appropriate selection and fitting of diabetic footwear, submit insurance billing (Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial), as well as maintain documentation records.
  • If applicable, float technician develops competency in pharmacy workflow across multiple Aurora Pharmacy locations.
  • Develops competence in pharmacy procedures and documentation as required, satisfying legal, regulatory, and department requirements of pharmacy practice.
  • Complies with legal, regulatory, accreditation standards. This includes (but is not limited to) controlled substance procedures and USP requirements.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

  • Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT) issued by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board needs to be obtained within 2 years, or
  • Pharmacy Technician Certified (ExCPT) issued by the National Healthcareer Association needs to be obtained within 2 years.
  • Patient facing teammates may be required to have two certifications:  Immunization and non-vaccine injectable to be granted from the state of WI or if from out of state, the program is approved by the accreditation council for pharmacy education (ACPE) or by the WI pharmacy examining board.  

Education Required:

  • High School Graduate.

Experience Required:

  • No experience required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Good Mathematic skills
  • Attention to details
  • Good customer service, communication, organization, problem resolution and process development skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • If applicable per assigned work location and workflow scope, diabetic shoe fitting certification is required and will be obtained through on the job training.
  • Life support training courses may be required dependent on department discretion.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, crawl, kneel, climb and reach about shoulders throughout the work day.
  • Lifts, carries and/or pushes/pulls various items (bags, boxes, carts, etc.) while utilizing proper technique.
  • Ability to deliver medications to via patient preferred mode (bedside, curbside, etc)
  • Flexibility to travel amongst Aurora Pharmacy locations
  • Must be able to:
  • lift up to 35 lbs from floor to chest-level.
  • lift and carry up to 35 lbs at waist height a reasonable distance.
  • Must be able to:
  • push/pull with 30 lbs of force.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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Aurora Health Care is the largest health system in Wisconsin and a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care. The state’s largest private employer, the system serves patients across 17 hospitals, more than 70 pharmacies and more than 150 sites of care. Aurora Health Care, in addition to Advocate Health Care in Illinois and Atrium Health in the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama, is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States. Committed to providing equitable care for all, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in annual community benefits.

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