Job Description

Job Title:                     Pharmacy Technician, Certified

Reports To:                  Pharmacy Technician Supervisor

Job Summary:             Assists Pharmacy Supervisor with day-to-day activities in the pharmacy.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The job duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties that fall within the broad scope of this classification may be assigned.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Contributes to Effective Pharmacy Operations.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of and proficiency with the application of all Joint Commission Accreditation standards, CCHCI policies and reporting requirements applicable to a Pharmacy Technician.
  • Receives and processes prescription orders and clinic supply requests promptly and accurately.
  • Completes prescription order transactions by billing appropriate payer(s) correctly after pharmacist verification.
  • Prints required pharmacy reports and labels.
  • Assists the pharmacist with identification of prescription processing problems, proposing, and implementing solutions, and follow up.
  • Answers phone calls, responds to caller questions as able and/or transfers/ directs caller to appropriate phone number. Takes messages for pharmacy staff as needed.
  • Travels to pick up orders or deliver medications to clinic areas or other CCHCI sites as needed.
  • Prepares and facilitates daily and weekly bank deposits.
  • Maintains and files logs, records, and other required documentation accurately.
  • Ensures operation of pharmacy equipment by completing preventive maintenance and cleaning requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, reporting malfunctions, and requesting repairs.
  • Completes and documents medication storage area inspections.
  • Participates in pharmacy staff and other meetings as required.
  • Performs administrative and/or clerical duties for pharmacy department as needed.
  • Provides orientation and training to new team members and assists co-workers in completion of tasks.
  • Effectively assists with selecting training of Pharmacy Technician Trainees at the discretion of the Lead Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Technician Supervisor.
  • Working assigned weekends as required.


•          Maintains Medication and Supply Inventory.

  • Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing medications and
  • Rotates stock to ensure use before expiration
  • Identifies and replaces, as needed, outdated and unusable
  • Replenishes emergency and clinic supplies accurately and


Required Education, Expérience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Active Pharmacy Technician License from the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Experience as a Pharmacy Technician Trainee.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary skills required may be considered.
  • Valid driver's License.

Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose instructions, correspondence, and communications in English in both oral and written
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, internal providers and staff and other agency staff working in cooperation with the organization.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 25
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary
  • Ability to stand for extended
  • Ability to constantly move about inside the workplace to assist patients, operate office equipment,
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computers, telephone and other office machinery, and grasp and seize small objects such as medication tablets and
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents, as well as accurately identify and distinguish colors.
  • Ability to perceive the size, shape, temperature and/or texture of objects by
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform medical math that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, roman numerals, abbreviations, and general math including percentages,
  • Ability to skillfully gather and analyze
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring independent
  • Displays a high level of critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Knowledge of health plans and community health centers
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and
  • Knowledge of 340B regulations
  • Computer literacy is required with proficiency in the use of all Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of pharmacy software
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service by mail, telephone, and in-person.


Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is typical of a health care facility setting with occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires occasional travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, and