KPH Healthcare Services

Pharmacy Associate

Job Locations US-NY-Gouverneur
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/24/2021 2:12 PM)
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Scope of Responsibilities: Works under direct supervision and accurately assists in the processing, filling and shipping of medication orders.


Job Summary:  Assist technicians and various support staff in the order fulfillment process.  Assist in inventory control and station replenishment.


Job Duties:

  • Pull drugs and match NDC to prescription labels when filling prescriptions
  • Check and inspect incoming medication orders for accuracy
  • Responsible to assist in the upkeep and cleanliness of each work station and the facility
  • Responsible for the proper and accurate filling of each individual order
  • Contacts customers on outgoing express shipments and address verification
  • Maintain and keep reasonable production as determined by supervisor
  • Responsible to maintain quality assurances of all dispensings
  • Assist other areas of the pharmacy as needed daily
  • May assist in orienting and training new employees
  • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Attendance Requirements:

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required
  • Must be available, and on-time for scheduled work shifts


Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred: AS Degree or Higher in Business Administration or related field



  • Preferred hospital or retail pharmacy experience preferred


Special Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal background check and drug test
  • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring


Job Skill Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • General knowledge of medications and physician orders
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment and/or random drug screening test


Required Training:

  • HIPPA Privacy Course
  • HIPPA Security Course
  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course
  • MethGuard Course
  • HIPPA Privacy CE Mastery Exam
  • HIPPA Security CE Mastery Exam
  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse CE Mastery Exam
  • MethGuard CE Mastery Exam


Behavioral Traits Required:

  • Cooperation: Must work harmoniously and effectively with fellow employees, supervisors and others you are in contact with
  • Initiative: Must work within supervision guidelines and assume additional responsibilities
  • Flexibility: Must be willing to work variable work schedules, assist others as requested and available, and be willing to perform all assigned work
  • Adaptability: Must respond to new situations in a positive way, accept change, support new ideas, master new routines and grasp explanations, apply current knowledge in new environments and experiences
  • Involvement: Must enjoy the demands of the job and work with interest and enthusiasm
  • Customer Service: Must provide appropriate customer service (for all customers, fellow employees and business partners), listen attentively to their needs and respond appropriately
  • Safety: Must take care of equipment and employ good safety habits
  • Leadership: Must gain acceptance of ideas and accomplish goals through subordinates, peers and teams


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