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SC Department of Public Safety Pharmacy Technician/Medical Assistant Technician II in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is located at the Department of Mental Health, C. M. Tucker Jr. Nursing Care Center at 2200 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29203

You will assist the professional staff of the pharmacy department of the C. M. Tucker Jr. Nursing Care Center in performing under limited supervision paraprofessional duties involved in the practice of pharmacy. To demonstrate understanding, compassion and sensitivity to the geriatric population the facility serves.

Responsible for assisting in billing related functions to include but not limited to, checking pharmacy transactions for accuracy, maintaining insurance records and files. Prepares and distributes prior authorization documents.

Assists in the filling, labeling, recording, packaging and delivery of medications, i.e., cart fill, floor stock orders, PH-21's and PRO's. Performs related computer functions and filing.

Assists in the maintenance and inspection of pharmacy shelf inventory and on-site medication storage including unit inspections; repackaging medication and compounding of pharmaceutical preparations and maintenance of equipment.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: A high school diploma and experience or training within the specific work area.

Agency Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent with one (1) year experience in the care, storage and dispensing of medications or in transcribing physician's orders for medications or successful completion of a pharmacy technician program. Must be licensed as a certified pharmacy technician.

_Note: _ If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position.

Additional Comments

The selected candidate must be able to bend, stoop and walk to other buildings. Should have an in-depth knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid billing regulations. Must have excellent computer skills and experience with QS-1.

*Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded. *

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Salary: $22,625.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 110132

Closing: 3/2/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: EC15

Position Number: 000000000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Work hours will be discussed during the interview.

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $22,625.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $32,245.00

Opening Date: 02/12/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at www.jobs.sc.gov. Follow the status of your application on-line.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-Inpatient Services-Psychiatric Hospitals/Programs and Nursing Homes

Address: 220 Faison Drive Columbia, South Carolina, 29203

Phone: 803-935-6030

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