Pharmacy Technician - Triage
Des Plaines , Illinois
October 17, 2017
Position Summary:

Omnicare, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation.

What We Do

Directly, and through our subsidiaries, Omnicare provides a broad array of pharmacy-related services to long term care facilities and to other customers in the healthcare environment. While senior care has long been an Omnicare specialty, we also serve other targeted populations.

Position Summary

Do you enjoy working in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment? This position as a Pharmacy Technician provides you an opportunity to work in such an environment as you strive to provide excellent customer service by triaging requests according to priority. Additionally, you will research medication order issues and facilitate their resolution by providing exceptional customer service, as well as support triage customer service requests by department, urgency, and information/response required.

Primary Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Resolve customer complaints, issues and concerns.

  • Research questions, issues, and concerns as directed by management

  • Answer incoming customer calls

  • Prioritize and respond appropriately to calls

  • Direct calls to appropriate team member to ensure best service possible

  • Obtain information, explain available products or services

  • Respond to phone and other inquiries

  • Collect, prioritize and sort incoming faxes to the appropriate department/area.

  • Review orders for completeness, faxing back orders to customers as needed.

  • Initiate non-discretionary calls to facilities.

  • Contact customer accounts according to call schedule to obtain updated patient information, and verify accuracy of Resident Log information, as needed.

  • Create and maintain accurate customer records.

  • Maintain required documentation for tracking and researching orders.

  • Communicate with pharmacy field staff via email, phone or fax regarding patient changes received from facilities.

  • Understand Medicare Policy and Co-Pay requirements/guidelines.

  • Coordinate/manage “STAT” order process (check e-kit stock list and fax back to customer)

  • Collaborate to assist team members/department as needed in order to meet workflow deadlines and/or complete miscellaneous projects.

  • Assist with training of new hires.

Shift: M-F 12 p.m.-8:30 p.m. ; including every 5th weekend and one major holiday.

Required Qualifications:

You have:

Earned a high school degree or its equivalent
Possess basic math skills and analytical skills
The ability to maintain composure on phone when handling customer calls
The ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Registration as/if required by the state

Preferred Qualifications:

You have:

Six months to one year customer service experience
Previous pharmacy technician and/or medical records/data entry technician experience
Pharmacy order entry experience is a plus


  • High School diploma or equivalent

Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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