Pharmacy Technician

Job Number: 19-369-8038

Education:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

Description: Medication Services/Dispensary Unit position for Integral Care. Pharmacy technicians conduct drug inventories. Ensure that drug information, such as drug's generic name, expiration dates, and lot numbers are properly recorded on labels and medication information data bases. Prepare, receive and record drug deliveries to Integral Care. Enter client medication information and directions for use into several different databases. Receive medication orders from providers, prepare labels for medication distribution. Pull medications for review for inspection and labeling by pharmacists.  Research and help resolve medication order problems, with medical providers, nursing and case managers. Be knowledgeable concerning additional client services throughout the center. Must have complete knowledge of all programs served and must verify client eligibility, including Medicare/Medicaid. Assist in the distribution of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NPR) and its inventory.  Ensure that all Medication Management protocols for Joint Commission are understood and kept in compliance. Meets and/or exceeds unit employee performance standards including efficiency, accuracy percentage, and attendance expectations. Ability to multi-task, using multiple applications while serving clients. Work is performed under moderate administrative supervision consisting of program goals, schedules, and broad guidance.  The employee exercises independence in completing tasks in accordance with established procedures, referring disapproved medication requests to the pharmacists.  Technical guidance, review and oversight is provided by the assigned pharmacist in that location. Ensure compliance of medication services/dispensary will all applicable federal and state laws, including departmental rules, Texas State Board of Pharmacy regulations, ICF/MR regulations. Crossed trained to work within the Patient Assistance program (PAP).  Works within Integral Care Pharmacy.

Three years of progressively responsible experience in pharmacy technician work, plus one year of experience in a retail pharmacy or clinical environment is preferred.  Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

License: Certification as a Pharmacy Technician in Texas required.  Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)