Carepoint Pharmacy

Schaumburg, IL

Pharmacy Technician *Immediate Start*

$32,000-$33,000 / YEAR
Employee Perks & Benefits | From Day One

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision - Company Paid Premiums
  • KPI Employee Bonuses
  • Employee of the Month & CEO Spotlight Awards
  • Shout-Outs Gifts & Employee Recognition Celebrations
  • 401(k); Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off (including sick, vacation and holidays)
  • Job Description

    Carepoint Pharmacy is seeking candidates who are starting a new career as a Pharmacy Technician or looking for advancements with immediate start. Come join our team with incredible employee perks, bonuses, paid health insurance premiums, and more!

    Position Summary

    Pharmacy Technicians help licensed Pharmacists provide medication and other health care products to patients. Technicians usually perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients. Technicians refer any questions regarding prescriptions, drug information, or health matters to a pharmacist or office managers.

    Position Responsibilities

    Pharmacy Technicians perform duties based on the application of scientific pharmacy principles. Responsibilities of Pharmacy Technicians include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepares prescriptions for dispensing by the pharmacist by retrieving, counting, pouring, weighing, and at times mixing medication
  • Makes requisitions for drugs and supplies with professional guidance from the pharmacists Orders, receives, and maint ains inventory of drugs and chemicals, and ensures their security
  • Verifies that information on the prescription is complete and accurate
  • Enters data in computer system, recording all the prescriptions, purchase orders, requisitions, and disbursements
  • Prepares insurance claim forms, and labels for unit doses and prepackaged pharmaceuticals. Performs general clerical duties, such as answering phones, operating computer, etc
  • Effectively follows workflow procedures with an in-depth understanding of each department for day-to-day coordination and processing of patient medication orders; manages ow n responsibilities.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to expand clinical, technical and insurance knowledge, leveraging available tools and training resources, to develop the basic drug understanding and technical expertise needed to accurately and more effectively assist patients.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
  • Additional Responsibilities

    A Pharmacy Technician’s additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Packages prescriptions for delivery of medication to patients, after pharmacist has checked it
  • Complete required orientation as directed by facility
  • Follow facility and OSHA and HIPPA safety rules and procedures while on assignment
  • Maintains an ethical standard and genuine care for the patient
  • Follow facility Unusual Occurrence Protocol
  • Physical Demands

  • Standing or sitting for long periods of time
  • Lifting up to 30 lbs. at any given point with multiple repetitions
  • Visual Acuity; looking at the computer for an extensive period of time
  • Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • IL Pharmacy Technician License: Required
  • Certification: Preferred
  • Pharmacy Technician experience: Preferred
  • Retail Setting experience: Preferred
  • Lives within 20-mile radius: Preferred
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Requirements
    • Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer system
    • Reading medication orders and prescriptions
    • Prepare prescriptions for verification by pharmacist
    • File pharmacy prescriptions in the appropriate files
    • Organize medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions
    • Enter prescription data into pharmacy software
    • Fill prescription books or new prescriptions
    • Stock the pharmacy medications and supplies
    • Obtain from the prescription file prescriptions
    • Submitting medication inventory requests to pharmacist
    • Reporting any issues with missing pharmacy medications and supplies medications
    • Prepare medications under supervision of pharmacist
    • Dispensing prescription medication and preparing for pharmacist verification (PV2)
    • Assist the pharmacist in medication compounding
    • Perform pharmacy and medication unit inspections
    • Receive drugs and stock pharmacy
    • Enter critical patient prescription data into pharmacy information system
    • Performing basic pharmacy technician duties
    • Entering new prescription in pharmacy software system
    • Repackage medications for checking by pharmacist