Pharmacy Technician I - (Part-time, Variable hours)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 05 Jul 2022

Posting Details
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Working Title Pharmacy Technician I - (Part-time, Variable hours)
Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523
Classification Title Pharmacy Technician I
Posting Number 202200271P
Position Type State Classified
Open Date 06/09/2022
Close Date 07/05/2022
Salary $17.00 - $19.61 per hour + FULL BENEFIT OFFERINGS
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) and the State of Colorado are committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time classified employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
Full/Part Time Part-time
State Classified Hourly Yes
Overtime Eligible
Description of Work Unit
Colorado State University
Colorado State University is one of the nation’s top public research universities and an institution on the rise. In the last decade, CSU has produced record enrollment, built on all-time highs in student diversity and student success; record fundraising far outpacing ambitious goals; groundbreaking research driven by a highly productive faculty; a campus revitalized by a transformational building campaign; and, perhaps most important, an unrivaled learning environment where nine of 10 recent graduates say they would choose CSU again and rate their education as excellent.
Colorado State University has a campus culture that is driven by a desire always to do better and a vision to be the best place to learn, work, and discover. Our Principles of Community – Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Social Justice – reflect our core values and support CSU’s mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service, and engagement. Each member of our community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another and acting on behalf of the University.
Colorado State University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. For the health of our university community, the use of smoking, vaping or tobacco products is prohibited on CSU grounds or in buildings.
Fort Collins
Fort Collins, which has been home to CSU since the University’s inception in 1870, is a vibrant, friendly city of 161,000 tucked against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Northern Colorado, just 60 miles from Denver. The city boasts a lively arts and cultural scene, shopping in historic Old Town, a strong economy, and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. With more than 200 miles of bike paths and trails, easy access to the scenic Poudre River and majestic Rocky Mountain National Park, and within easy driving distance of Colorado’s iconic ski areas, it is a year-round paradise. Boasting a mild climate, thriving high-tech industry, and some of the best microbreweries in the world, it’s no wonder Fort Collins annually ranks among the most livable small cities in the United States.
Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for State Classified employees: https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
CSU is not a social security employer. Administrative Professional employees participate in a PERA or defined contribution plan (DCP) for retirement savings. For a DCP, CSU will automatically contribute an amount equal to 12% of the pre-tax monthly salary and employees contribute an additional 8%. For more information, please see the full list of retirement benefits located at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/mandatory-retirement 1 plans.html.
CSU Health Network
The CSU Health Network (CSUHN) at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost-effective mental health and primary care medical services on campus, referral for community specialty care, and comprehensive health education and prevention services programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry, and optometry are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see http://www.health.colostate.edu.
Pharmacy
The CSU Health Network Pharmacy at Colorado State University provides prescription medication to students, faculty, and the community of Colorado State. In close conjunction with other departments of the CSU Health Network, we strive to ensure our students receive optimal healthcare in a fast, friendly, and professional environment.
Position Summary
The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in the preparation and distribution of medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient and pharmacy records in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as pharmacy policies and procedures. Pharmacy Technician activities are performed under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
This is a part-time, hourly position to be utilized primarily during the academic year and is scheduled up to 40 hours per week Monday-Friday.
This position is considered part-time “Hourly”, which means there are no guaranteed hours and the schedule may range from 0-40 per week.
The Pharmacy Technician reports directly to the Pharmacy Manager.
Minimum Qualifications
Certifications
  • Current, valid certification or provisional certification as a Pharmacy Technician from the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification issued by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Experience
  • One year of experience labeling, storing, and/or distributing drugs in a pharmacy setting.
Substitutions
Preferred Qualifications
Certifications
  • CPR Certification

Experience
  • One year of experience as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in a retail or hospital pharmacy setting
  • Prior retail experience restocking and facing shelves, cash-handling, customer service, and cash register experience
  • Related state service experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Characteristics
  • General knowledge of pharmacy operations
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Task-oriented, independent, and team-based worker
  • Proficient in using windows-based computer programs
  • Knowledge and experience in processing insurance claims

Essential Job Duties


Job Duty Category Prescription Processing and Filling
Duty/Responsibility
  • Take in prescriptions from drop-off window, ensures that information is correct and inputs prescription information into pharmacy software
  • Calculate and communicates accurate wait times to both patient and pharmacy team
  • Alert the pharmacist to any drug interaction flagged by the pharmacy software
  • Answer phone calls, troubleshoot problems related to refills and communicate with other health care professionals via phone and/or fax
  • Fill and label prescriptions accurately for pharmacist review when designated by position in pharmacy workflow
  • Navigate insurance requirements, claim submission, and troubleshooting rejected claims
  • Handle prescription reversals, returns non-picked up prescription to stock, and patient insurance rebills
Percentage Of Time 50%
Job Duty Category Daily Cleaning and Upkeep
Duty/Responsibility
  • Maintains professional appearance and cleanliness in the pharmacy and waiting area
  • Restocks pharmacy supplies including vials, paper, and cleaning products
  • Performs basic cleaning duties including sanitizing counters, vacuuming, sweeping, and dusting the shelves routinely
Percentage Of Time 5%
Job Duty Category Cash Handling
Duty/Responsibility
  • Responsible for proper opening and closing procedures on all cash registers and credit card machines
  • Works with accounting department to replenish supplies and change large bills
  • Handles day to day transactions for prescriptions, OTC items, and returns
Percentage Of Time 30%
Job Duty Category Clerical Duties
Duty/Responsibility
  • Files hard copy prescriptions on a daily basis
  • Reviews and inputs daily medication orders with multiple vendors based on established order points
  • Maintains drug database in pharmacy software to reflect accurate pricing
  • Organizes completed invoices on a daily, monthly, and annual basis
Percentage Of Time 15%

Application Details


Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION
  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application. Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience. Please note: Part-time experience will be calculated to determine the full-time equivalent.
  • The Work Experience is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS
  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
  • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (e.g.: Associate or Bachelor’s) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.

RESUMES
  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.

Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials.
  • Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.

NOTES
  • Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.
  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s) and interview(s) which require candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from human.resources@colostate.edu , OR the Employment Consultant facilitating the search process. In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your Application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at https://jobs.colostate.edu

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Colorado State University
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
Colorado State University is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resources – Employment Office, at hr_service_center@mail.colostate.edu or call (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Please check the Help link online at https://jobs.colostate.edu/help/ for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Drug Testing - Pre-employment Drug Testing - Must be willing and able to pass a pre-employment drug test, including negative results for opioids and benzodiazepines
EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb .
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb . If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.


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