Pharmacy Technician - Dispensing

Empower is a dynamic and fast-growing FDA registered 503A Compounding Pharmacy and 503B Outsourcing Facility based in Houston, Texas. Empower takes pride in delivering a broad list of quality healthcare products at competitive prices by disrupting the antiquated pharmaceutical model. We believe in providing world class customer service to our patients, while ensuring their safety through investment in people and technology. 

Our leadership understands the basis of Empower’s success is our people. Our diverse, innovative culture is the foundation for the company’s broader perspective. 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 former start-up company and a 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.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the pharmacist in preparing and dispensing prescription orders
  • Perform all pharmacy duties: accurately refill previous 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to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed medication and supplies; placing and expediting orders; removing outdated drugs; putting away drugs throughout the day in an orderly manner to assure area is organized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

 Knowledge & 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

 Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED. College education preferred but not 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)
  • 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
 
Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Prescription Services
  • 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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