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RX Tech- North Capital: Shaker Rd., Latham, Clifton Park, Malta

Company: Price Chopper
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:


All work is under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Assists pharmacists in the data entry and preparation of prescriptions with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency. Assists the pharmacist with inventory ordering, receiving, reports, and drug recalls. Provides excellent customer service including intake, release to patient, communicating on the telephone and assisting our customers. Provides fast, friendly, helpful and efficient service to all Price Chopper customers.


  • Consistently work to provide fast, friendly, helpful, and efficient customer service at all times to ensure that the customer has a positive shopping experience and customer satisfaction.
    • Obtain information for new prescriptions presented in person, insurance and coverage, date of birth, name legibility, phone number and address
      • Accurate interpretation of the prescription and data entry of information into the prescription dispensing computer system
        • Reconcile third party insurance billing issues for proper reimbursement and patient charges
          • Retrieve, count and measure drugs, insert in proper vial or bottle, assure safety cap or non-safety cap according to state rules and regulations, and company policies and procedures.
            • Ensure the proper inventory ordering, receiving, and stocking the shelves, reporting for accounting and perpetual inventory and display of these products.
              • Assists in maintaining an acceptable inventory of medications and pharmacy supplies under proper conditions of storage and security
                • Answers phones to obtain proper prescription refill information, refers all patient questions and concerns regarding medications and therapies to the pharmacist, refers all doctor calls to the pharmacist, answers questions regarding third party billing issues and other questions, which do not require the professional judgment of the pharmacist.
                  • Assess, input and retrieve information from the computer
                    • Operates cash register including cash, checks, credit card charges, coupons, insurance signature logs, pseudoephedrine logs, and offers pharmacist counseling.
                      • Performs administrative duties of the pharmacy
                        • Aspires, participates and successfully completes the Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician Program
                          • Develops a positive relationship with Price Chopper employees and customers.
                            • Maintains a clean, neat and organized work station, according to 5S standards, including fill pharmacy supplies, vacuum, dust/face, disinfect counter tops, clean sink, straighten workflow area, clean counting apparatus, empty trash
                              • Presents a professional image to the patient including wearing nametag and proper dress codePerforms other related duties as assigned by management and adhere to all company policies and procedures.

                                MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

                                Strong customer service skills

                                Be a team player

                                Good mathematical skills

                                Spelling and reading abilities

                                Willing and able to take direction

                                Knowledge of prescription sig codes and abbreviations

                                Ability to calculate days supply

                                Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

                                Knowledge of prescription dispensing computer systems

                                Exercises good judgment

                                Accepts responsibility for completion of activities

                                Ability to prioritize and organize workload

                                Ability to problem solve

                                Satisfactory performance reviews.

                                Successful completion of preliminary knowledge and skills assessment

                                Participation in the Price Chopper pharmacy technician training programs

                                Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey information both verbally and in writing effectively.

                                High school diploma or GED

                                18 years of age

                                1 year pharmacy experience

                                EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

                                PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

                                Standing Constant 5-8 Hours

                                Walking Frequent 3-5 Hours

                                Pivoting Occasional 1-3 Hours

                                Pushing/Pulling Occasional 1-3 Hours up to 25lbs

                                Bending Occasional 1-3 Hours

                                Grasping/Finger Movement & Dexterity- Left/Right Hands Occasional 1-3 Hours

                                Twisting Occasional 1-3 Hours

                                Squatting/Kneeling Occasional 1-3 Hours

                                Lifting Occasional 1-3 Hours up to 25lbs

                                OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

                                EQUIPMENT USED

                                Microsoft Outlook, Word, ExcelCalculator. Register.Order machines.Marking guns.Pill counting apparatusReference materials

                                Nearest Major Market: Albany

                                Job Industries
                                • Retail

Keywords: Price Chopper, Schenectady , RX Tech- North Capital: Shaker Rd., Latham, Clifton Park, Malta, Other , Schenectady, New York

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