Job Category: Pharmacy
Job Location: Washington DC

Company: Pharmacy – Long Term Care

Position: Pharmacy Technician – Order Entry 

Duration: Contract-to-Hire

Hours:   Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, 9:30a-6:30p and 2pm-11pm :  rotating, and 1 weekend a month

Pay: $15.00 /hr


  • Communicate with the nursing facilities, prescriber’s office and insurance plans by phone or fax to fill orders, answer questions and assure high level customer service satisfaction
  • Review and ensure all orders are complete before routing to order entry
  • Check and verify all order shorts, refill too soon file, pending orders from previous day and process
  • Works closely with Billing Representatives to manage and process pending order claims
  • Researches missing deliveries, missing medication orders, incorrect prescriptions and successfully resolve issues
  • Report any unresolved issues to appropriate Pharmacy personnel
  • Enter profile only information into patient profiles
  • Process orders received from electronic or faxed prescriptions and accurately enter order information in pharmacy system
  • Accurately calculate quantity of order to send based on requested amount or automated system
  • Perform data entry for implementation, reorders, new orders, PRN orders, readmissions and new admissions
  • Ensure orders are processed according to pharmacy cutoff times and within expected delivery windows
  • Prepares first dose orders including test claiming to insure accurate billing if required
  • Verify accurate input of all new orders, profile patients into database
  • Processes records of medication and equipment dispensed to resident. Compute charges and enters data in computer
  • Systems: FrameWork and Docutrak

 ** Order Entry Techs work within the CSR / Billing groups to assist with entering Patient Prescription Medicals into the Pharmacy Database for the Pharmacists / Techs to fill. They will contact patients for any missing information & alert managers of any discrepancies with insurance or script.


  • Previous Pharmacy Tech / Order Entry exp required    
  • Knowledge of SIG Codes      
  • Have Pharmacy knowledge, and know the difference between generic and brand name drugs.
  • Computer Savvy

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