Pharmacy Automation Technician at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/6/2022


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    Sanford, FL
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Job Description


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Career Development
  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

Location: Sanford, FL

The role you’ll contribute:

The Pharmacy Automation Technician performs a wide range of supportive duties to assist the Pharmacist in preparing and dispensing medication so that patients receive consistent care. Duties include, operating pharmacy automation system, filling prescription orders, packing and shipping medications. In addition, this position also assists the Pharmacist in maintaining inventory and patient records. This position provides workflow distribution, day-to-day work oversight, reporting, subject matter expertise, and troubleshooting of the Pharmacy automated fulfillment system as assigned. Works only under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist and does not perform duties that can only be legally performed by a registered Pharmacist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of assigned manual pick area, keeping area neat and organized; follows up with purchasing technicians on any inventory issues as necessary.
  • Operates and maintains complex pharmacy automation dispensing/computer equipment used to prepare and dispense pharmaceuticals according to pharmacy processes, ensuring a smooth flow of totes through the fulfillment process.
  • Actively analyzes system to provide accurate and efficient prescription fulfillment in manual processing area, communicating any concerns to Automation Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Performs minor mechanical troubleshooting tasks and daily cleaning, Kirby Lester maintenance, and filling of manual picking areas.
  • Responsible for monthly medication date checks, ensuring that all medications in active inventory are within Pharmacy’s established product expiration date range; works with purchasing technicians to process any necessary medication returns.
  • Completes USPS, SmartPost and FedEx processes for proper shipment in a timely manner and communicates any order discrepancies to the appropriate staff member.
  • Packs all medications appropriately according to pharmacy packing policy to assure no damage during shipping and the integrity of the medication is maintained.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A current Florida Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration, RPT; Must complete state required continuing education requirement for registration
  • 1 year pharmacy technician experience, in a retail or mail-order setting

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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