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Veterinary Pharmacy Technician

Company: NVA
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

General information City: Centennial State: Colorado Hospital Name: Aurora Animal Hospital Job Type: Support Staff Description & RequirementsPharmacy TechnicianThe pharmacy technician is a dependable team member responsible for processing and filling prescriptions sent by veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and receptionists. This role will undertake other tasks under the direction of the Hospital Managers to provide excellent customer service and ensure the pharmacy runs smoothly. The pharmacy technician must be detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills. Job Requirements/ Skills/ Physical Demands An employee in this position must have a sense of caring for animals, detail-oriented, responsible, be able to lift approximately 50 pounds, and walk dogs of up to 130 pounds. Essential Functions Fills Prescriptions: ---Processes prescriptions from in house DVMs. Properly measures medications and label containers. ---Fills prescription requests from clients via phone. ---Call in prescriptions to be filled in human pharmacy ---Can correctly identify drugs and understand basic units of measure ---Handles third party pharmacy requests ---Comply with security, privacy, and quality standards Inventory: ---Knows were hospital supplies and drugs are kept. At times will receive and verify shipments and properly stock shelves. ---Will identify low stock items and record them on order list ---Attends and participates in quarterly inventory counts Customer Service: ---Professional and compassionate, providing a high level of communication to all clients. Effective written and oral communication. ---Must be able to work independently and have good problem-solving skills to handle stressful and at times emotional situations ---Helps maintain clean and orderly hospital and pharmacy Patient Care ---Provides compassionate care to all animals ---Assists veterinary staff as necessary Aurora Animal Hospital Employee ---Promotes AAH Mission, Vision and Team Communication Agreements ---Be on-time, prepared, and in uniform at the start of each shift. Each shift will end timely and after completion of any closing duties. ---Attend all staff meetings and department meetings ---Answer phones as neededSkills and Basic Qualifications ---Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment. ---Ability to effectively handle and control aggressive animals. ---Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in a veterinary clinic environment, including the use of euthanasia. ---Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients. ---Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth. ---Must have active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, time management, judgment and decision making skills.

Keywords: NVA, Aurora , Veterinary Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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