Pharmacy Technician - Dispensing
Company: Empower Pharmacy
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Healthcare, Customer Service, General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $13.00 to $14.00 / Hour
Posted: 7/7/2020
Company Overview
Empower Pharmacy is a dynamic and fast growing FDA registered 503A Compounding Pharmacy and 503B Outsourcing Facility based in Houston, Texas. We are focused on delivering the finest quality healthcare products at competitive prices by offering efficient solutions that disrupt antiquated pharmaceutical models. We believe in providing world class customer service to our patients, while ensuring their safety through investment in our people and the latest technologies.
Our leadership understands that the basis of our company’s success is our people. Our diverse culture is akin to a fast-paced Silicon Valley startup and is the foundation for the company’s broader perspective to serve the needs of our patients through innovation. Empower is in search of bright, self-motivated professionals who are focused, open-minded, and hard-working. This is your opportunity to be part of a company and culture that will appreciate and leverage your unique talents to make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Position Summary
The primary purpose of the Dispensing Pharmacy Technician is to provide support services in preparing, packaging, and dispensing pharmaceuticals.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists the pharmacist in preparing and dispensing prescription orders
  • Performs all pharmacy duties: accurately refill previous orders, dispense medications, and maintain pharmacy records
  • Possesses thorough understanding of medications
  • Able to read and understand prescriber orders for compounded medications
  • Labels and fills prescription bottles with prescribed medications
  • Checks pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed medication and supplies; places and expedites orders; removes outdated drugs; puts away drugs throughout the day in an orderly manner to assure area is organized
  • Maintains production standards and levels
  • Performs other work-related duties as deemed appropriate by pharmacist on duty
Knowledge and Skills 
  • Ability to cope with varied levels of workload and multiple tasks
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Willingness to be a team player and promote a positive team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and proactive to meet varied patient and company needs
  • Self motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills
Experience and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas State Pharmacy Technician license in good standing
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) or Technician Trainee
  • One year of pharmacy experience or healthcare related experience preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc) and SharePointe
  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurement; this may include using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and be able to compute rate, ratio, and percentage
Position Type 
  • Full-time
  • Monday - Friday
  • Shifts available between 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Health/Dental/Vision 
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) 
  • 401(k) with company matching, no vesting period 
  • Paid holidays  (8 days) 
  • Paid Vacation  (10 days) 
  • Opportunity for growth in a fast-paced growing company  

Houston, TX
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