Pharmacy Technician - Dispensing
Empower Pharmacy
Houston, TX Posted 1/2/2021 Full Time Healthcare

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, to include but not limited to, accurately refill previous orders, dispense medications, and maintain pharmacy records  
  • Possesses thorough understanding of medications  
  • Ability to read and understand prescriber orders for compounded medications  
  • Labels and fills prescription bottles with prescribed medications  
  • Checks pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels; anticipates needed medications and supplies; places and expedites orders; removes outdated drugs; puts away drugs throughout the day in an orderly manner to assure area is organized  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  
  • Able to fluently read, write, and speak English 
  • 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  
  • Able to work standing or walking for duration of shift 
  • Able to calculate dosage 
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds 

Experience and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED  
  • Must be willing to register with Texas Board of Pharmacy as a Certified Pharmacy Technician or Trainee  
  • No less than one year of pharmacy experience or healthcare related experience preferred  
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) 


  • 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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