Pharmacy Technician - Non-Sterile Compounding
Empower Pharmacy
Houston, TX Posted 1/2/2021 Full Time Healthcare

Position Summary

The Non-Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Technician prepares compounded non-sterile products under the direction of a compounding pharmacist.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes compounding and other pharmacy records as indicated  
  • Weighs, measures, and mixes raw material ingredients, monitors agitation, heating and cooling temperatures, and other parameters to ensure finished batches of creams, gels, capsules, and tablets meet specifications  
  • Transfers materials into properly labeled, approved containers  
  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment and completes all required documentation to maintain compliance with USP 795 (non-sterile compounding) and company's Quality System  
  • Prepares labels and picks in accordance with the dispensing order 
  • Prepares both prepackaged and unit dose drugs in accordance with the dispensing order 
  • Prepares and generates batch for preparation of non-sterile mixtures  
  • Organizes assigned workload to facilitate its accomplishment 
  • Ensures the compounding room and related equipment are cleaned and maintained per organizational policy and procedures 
  • Participates with the pharmacist and pharmacy manager in monitoring/maintaining drug inventories and preparing orders for drugs and related supplies  
  • Participates in department QA activities as requested  

Knowledge and Skills

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated  
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with a team to achieve goals around safety, quality, and delivery  
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions  
  • Ability to perform rudimentary mathematical calculations as related to compounding or manufacturing processes  
  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time for consecutive days 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds  
  • Must be able to work standing and walking 

Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency, required  
  • Previous compounding experience, preferred  
  • 2+ years of experience working as compounding pharmacy technician preferred  
  • Texas State license as a Pharmacy Technician in good standing  
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) or Technician Trainee  
  • High school diploma or equivalent 


  • 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) 
5980 W Sam Houston Pkwy N
Houston, TX 77041
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