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Pharmacy Technician (LTC Experience Required)


Pharmacy Technician


San Diego , CA


 POSITION TITLE: LTC Pharmacy Technician (Filling)

REPORTS TO: Pharmacist in Charge/Pharmacist

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of a Licensed Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician performs the following duties: Prepare, Count, Label, Package and Dispense Pharmaceuticals per Pharmacists approval.
The Pharmacy Technician may also operate in capacity of Lead Technician, Schedule II Technician, and/or may assume responsibilities of Technician Supervisor and Scheduling Fill Technicians.

  • Under Pharmacist supervision, fill orders.
  • Note on each prescription: Lot#, Expiration Date, and Initial Label on care, or unit dose package.
  • Prepares, Packages, and affixes proper auxiliary labels on a “timely and efficient basis” specifying Name of Drug, Strength, Route of Administration, Quantities and Medication pass time.
  • Reorders of Notifies the Purchasing Assistant or appropriate personnel of Medication and/or Supply needs through proper use of Reorder Log. Monitors back-order requests.
  • Ensure, in coordination with Purchasing Assistant, that the inventory stock levels of drug items are appropriately maintained.
  • Check for overages, shortages, damaged materials and reports discrepancies to supervisor, Purchasing Assistant, or appropriate personnel.
  • Compounds Drug preparations under Pharmacist’s supervisions.
  • Responsible for filling bulk products (Cycles), Blister Packs, putting away the order, staging deliveries, and filling controlled substances.
  • Perform expiration dating review of all Medications n a scheduled basis or at each re-stocking period and provide the pharmacist with a list of all expired Medications.
  • Replace emergency boxes (E-kits) as requested. Replaces medications.
  • Maintain all related Compounding, Prescription Logs, Cycle Reports, and any other related files as determined by the Pharmacy Management.
  • Clean all Compounding equipment and work areas Check equipment for calibration and safety
  • Ensure proper dispensation of returned medication items; ensure proper reversal of credit claims.
  • Perform Technician assignments for the day or by special assignment as requested by Pharmacy Management.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the specific pharmacy are/functions hired to work in.
  • Courteously assist all customers, with proper phone etiquette.
  • Maintain a neat, clean and organized work place at all times to avoid contamination.
  • Assist, as needed, in keeping pharmacy clean and well organized (e.g. trash removal, daily cleaning etc.) Refill – Bottles, Vials, Bags, Bubble Packaging and Supplies.
  • Ensure all records are correctly and properly stored via computer.
  • Assist consultant Pharmacist/Nurse Consultant in correction/inspection duties via computer.
  • Assist new employees in orientation and training.
  • High school Diploma, or equivalent
  • One (1) year previous Pharmacy Technician experience preferred.
  • Previous Pharmacy of Health Care setting experience preferred.
  • State issue Pharmacy Technician License preferred.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language.
  • Other educational/Vocational requirements as determined by management.
  • Physical/Work Situational Demands:
  • Reaching Overhead
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Occasional lifting of 5 – 10 lbs. or more
  • Dealing with people
  • Repetitive and continuous work.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude, while performing under occasional stress.
  • Problem solving
  • Comparing
  • Taking instructions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Intermediate typing/keyboarding/computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of Pharmacy computer systems.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, establish priorities, and be flexible.
  • Ability to perform accurately and efficiently when imputing information.
  • Ability to maintain composure on phone when handling customer calls.
  • Basic math skills, and analytical skills.
  • Possess and obtains knowledge of Drug Names, Generic and Trade. Ability to recognize subtle difference in names and number.
  • Communicate and interact with all operating departments within the Pharmacy.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Light lifting
  • Driving when needed, using own vehicle
If you are under 18 years of age, there may be some essential functions of the job, which you are restricted from performing due to regulatory requirement. Please advise your supervisor if you are under 18.
I understand this job description and its requirements: I understand that this is not and exclusive list of the job functions and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned. I understand management without any notice may alter the job functions. I understand that this job description in no way constitutes and employment agreement and that I am an “at will” employee.

EMPLOYEE SIGNATURE: _____________________________ DATE: _______________
SUPERVISOR SIGNATURE: ____________________________ DATE: _______________

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $22.00 per hour

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • 8 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Pharmacy Technician Experience: 1 year (Required)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification (Required)

General Requirements

Required Skills

Pharmaceutical Calculations

Nice to Have Skills

Communication Skills Organization Computer Skills Telephone Skills

Licenses & Certifications


Type of Job & Compensation

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Pay for this job

$22.00 per hour

Benefits offered

401(k) Dental Medical Vision Paid time off

Availability needed for this job

Monday to Friday Weekends required Overtime Evening shift

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