The pharmacy technician's primary job is to receive and fill prescription requests for patients. These prescription requests can come from physicians, nurses or directly from the patient. Responsibilities include greeting customers and taking prescription requests. The pharmacist then fills the prescription, and the pharmacy technician often assists by counting pills or measure liquids, then labels the prescription bottles. This involves entering customer information into a PEA systems, printing the labels and including appropriate prescription information to ensure the customer understands the dosage, side effects and potential hazards of the prescription. Administrative responsibilities include answering phones, receiving payment from customers and maintaining inventory.
Internal Number: 47148BR
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Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.