LTC Pharmacy Order Entry Specialist

  • Forum Extended Care Services
  • 4201 West Victoria Street
  • Posted: Mar 20, 2019
Allied Health

Job Description

Forum Extended Care Services is a fast-paced, independent institutional pharmacy providing unmatched dispensing and consulting services to long-term care communities in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. We are currently seeking bright, resourceful candidates to join our team of 180+ dedicated professionals in a state-of-the-art, innovative environment. Celebrating our 50th anniversary, we have a customer-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes quality improvement, idea sharing, and goal attainment to ensure the highest quality of care for our patients.:

Position Overview:

To perform this job successfully, an Individual should have knowledge of Pharmacy Information Systems, Pharmacy data entry or adjudication preferred. Proficient computer entry experience necessary with a good understanding of medical abbreviations and drug knowledge.

Reports To:

Operations Manager – Order Management | Director of Pharmacy Operations

Job Functions:

* Input orders in a timely and accurate manner using Framework Order Entry system order Entry for new/refill medications
* Update patient profile with all the necessary information from prescription. Ensuring that patient’s allergies, therapies and current medication are updated
* Work accurately, efficiently, and consistently, in keeping with the company’s policies and procedures.
* Verify that order information is complete and accurate; work with facility staff to obtain missing information or clarify orders.
* Manage the receipt, resolution, and association of written/faxed prescriptions or refill requests in a computer-based document management system.
* Ensure first-call resolution of questions/issues; effectively assess customer needs; request additional help and escalate to pharmacists or appropriate leadership as needed.
Requirements:

* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
* Excellent verbal and written communication as well as listening skills.
* Intermediate computer and typing skills.
* Current unencumbered license as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in the State of Illinois.
* Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with basic Microsoft Office
* Experienced in Framework and Docutrack Preferred
* 3-5 years’ experience in a specialized order-entry environment, preferably long-term care or hospital pharmacy.

Forum Extended Care Services is a fast-paced, independent institutional pharmacy providing unmatched dispensing and consulting services to long-term care communities in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. We are currently seeking bright, resourceful candidates to join our team of 165+ dedicated professionals in a state-of-the-art, innovative environment.


In business for more than 40 years, we have a customer-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes quality improvement, idea sharing, and goal attainment to ensure the highest quality of care for our patients.

- Must Be License | Must Be Certified (If Not Grandfathered In):

- Full-time, 3pm-11:30pm, Rotating Weekends Holidays::