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St. Louis - Premier Rx FT Pharmacy Tech II
Pharmerica | Saint Louis, Missouri
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Job Description

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

Premier Rx St. Louis is recruiting a Pharmacy Technician II to join our team.

The Pharmacy Technician II will provide pharmaceutical services to long term care residents in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety.

Essential Functions:

  • Working under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, fills prescriptions and prepares IV’s according to PharMerica´s standards of quality, customer service, productivity guidelines, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.
  • Works with Billing Supervisor to enter data into computer system to fill prescriptions and to obtain reimbursement/payment.
  • Works under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist in prepackaging medication for dispensing according to government regulations.
  • Assists the Pharmacist in final checking of filled prescriptions, which may include staging the medication for RPh final review and/or packaging of medication post RPh final review and coordinating accurate and timely delivery to the customer.
  • Assists Pharmacy Management in maintaining good inventory practices which may include receiving and rotating incoming medications and supplies, posting lot numbers, expiration dates and assisting in physical inventory..
  • Works with Technician Supervisor in maintaining a clean, safe work environment, checking equipment for calibration, safety and cleanliness.
  • Maintains current State Pharmacy Technician license in States requiring licensing and certification.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a long-term care, retail, or hospital pharmacy preferred.
  • Order entry and insurance billing experience preferred.
  • Good customer service and phone skills.
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician in the state of Missouri.
  • Data entry skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task.
  • Must be available to work Monday - Saturday with rotating weekends.

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About Pharmerica

PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services company. The Company services healthcare facilities and provides management pharmacy services to hospitals. It operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 40 states. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to 84 hospitals in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: institutional pharmacies, which provides pharmacy services to nursing centers and other healthcare providers, and the hospital pharmacy management business, which provides management services to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.'s (Kindred) hospitals. On July 9, 2008, the Company purchased the 49% minority interest held by a third-party in its joint ventures. On November 1, 2008, the Company acquired an institutional pharmacy business providing medications, pharmacy and medical supplies and services to residents of skilled nursing homes. (Source: 10-K)

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