1. Greets and receives customers and provides assistance by explaining and clarifying prescriptions, answering simple queries, providing assistance in locating pharmacy items and etc.
2. Assists the Registered Pharmacist in providing and dispensing medication and other health care products to patients.
3. Receives written prescriptions or requests for prescription refills from patients and prescriptions sent electronically from the doctor’s office.
4. Performs routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles.
5. Consults the Pharmacy Supervisor and/or Registered Pharmacist and refers any questions regarding prescriptions, drug information, or health matters to a pharmacist.
6. Verifies whether the information on the prescription is complete and accurate.
7. Prepares the prescription by retrieving, counting, pouring, weighing, measuring, and sometimes mixing the medication.
8. Prepares the prescription labels, selects the type of prescription container, and affixes the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container.
9. Computes and determines price and files the prescription, which must be checked by a Registered Pharmacist before it is given to the patient.
10. Establishes and maintains patient profiles, prepares insurance claim forms, and stocks and takes inventory of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital