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Certified Pharmacy Technician I (Denver, CO)

 JOB TITLE: 

Certified Pharmacy Technician I

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT: 

Pharmacy

REPORTS TO: 

Pharmacy Manager 

SUPERVISES: 

N/A 

PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: 

2130 Stout St, Denver, CO 80250 

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: 

Full Time/Non-Exempt/Hourly

TYPICAL WORK SCHEDULE: 

M-F, 8-5

Coalition Mission 

The Mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for families, children, and individuals who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness throughout Colorado.
The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

Our Philosophy of Service 

We believe all people have the right to adequate housing and healthcare. We work to remove the barriers that restrict access to these rights. Society benefits when adequate housing and healthcare are available to everyone. 

We create lasting solutions to homelessness by: 

1. Honoring the inherent dignity of those we serve, affirming their capabilities, and fostering their hope that a better life is possible; 

2. Building strong, caring trauma-informed communities through the integration of housing, healthcare, and supportive services; 

3. Advocating for social and racial equity, inclusivity, and diversity and challenging the status quo in partnership with our workforce members and those we serve; 

4. Achieving excellence through continuous quality assurance, innovation, and professional development; and 

5. Using resources judiciously and effectively. 

Job Summary 

The Certified Pharmacy Technician I to handle electronic and manual billing procedures together with a multi-disciplinary health care team. The ideal candidate must be a Colorado Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and have an understanding of pharmacy reimbursement system within a high-volume ambulatory care setting.

Essential Job Functions 

Employee must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Employee will perform job according to applied laws. The primary job functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job and do not represent an exhaustive list of job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

1. Prepares new and refill medications under direct supervision of pharmacists and in coordination with other pharmacy technicians.

2. Maintains appropriate records and documentations.

3. Assists patients with prescription needs and provides excellent customer service directly.

4. Tracks prescription orders via pharmacy tracking system and electronic health record system.

5. Assists in problem solving in matters related to pharmacy.

6. Provides technical support of drug distribution services and inventory management.

7. Maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information according to organizational protocol and HIPPA regulations.

8. Provides other duties as assigned.

Education and Work Experience 

1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

2. Experience as pharmacy technician required.

3. Experience with insurance billing required.

4. Board Certification as Pharmacy Technician with Colorado required (PTCB).

5. Current basic life support (BLS/CPR) required or able to obtain one within 6 months of hire.

6. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

1. Sound critical thinking and decision-making skills. 

2. Consistently superb customer service skills; excellent interpersonal/assertive communications skills demonstrating a high degree of emotional intelligence. 

3. Knowledge of homeless issues and demonstrated sensitivity to and a desire to work with underserved populations.

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