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Posted Job Title
Pharmacy Assistant A
Job Profile Title
Pharmacy Assistant A
Job Description Summary
This position will support the daily operation of the Ryan Hospital pharmacy by processing outpatient, inpatient and mail order prescriptions. Data entry, fulfillment, and quality assurance checks for prescription orders, as well as payment processing, is required. In-person consultation with doctors, nurses and students and phone consultation with clients occurs daily. Participation in inventory maintenance will be required, including processing of hospital department orders and stocking of supplies, unpacking shipments including medications, IV fluids and pet food.
Process submitted prescriptions: count pills, package, label and dispense medications; process charges/payments for medications dispensed
Process phone and e-mail medication orders
Check accuracy of prescriptions processed by other staff
Receive incoming supplies; verify stock and enter data in computer to maintain inventory records
Perform additional duties as assigned
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$15.44 - $26.25
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00011072
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.