Pharmacy Technician - Customer Service

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 Pharmacy Technician is to provide support services in preparing, packaging, and dispensing pharmaceuticals. The Pharmacy Technician will also enter new orders into the pharmacy's computer system as well as provide customer service to patients.
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Assist the pharmacist in preparing and dispensing prescription orders
  • Perform all pharmacy duties: accurately refill previous orders, type new orders, dispense medications, and maintain pharmacy records
  • Possess thorough understanding of medications
  • Ability to read and understand prescriber orders for compounded medications
  • Label and fill prescription bottles with prescribed medications
  • Check pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed medication and supplies; placing and expediting orders; removing outdated drugs; putting away drugs throughout the day in an orderly manner to assure area is organized
  • Maintain production standards and levels
  • Perform other work-related duties as deemed appropriate by pharmacist on duty
  • Help healthcare providers and patients by greeting them in person or by phone; answer questions and requests; refer inquiring to pharmacist or sales representatives

  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • 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 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 
  
Experience and Education 
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be willing to register with Texas Board of Pharmacy as a Certified Pharmacy Technician or Trainee
  • One year of pharmacy experience or healthcare related experience preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc)
 
Benefits
  •  Health/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team and organization

Position Type: Full time

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