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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Safeway/Albertsons Companies
Location: Ridgefield
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Albertson is opening a NEW Central Fill Pharmacy in Ridgefield, WA and HIRING NOW! $1,500 sign-on incentive and + $2/hr shift differential during evening hours! Are you the type of person who likes to produce solutions with the help of a hard-working team? We are Now Hiring Pharmacy Technicians who want to create an easy, friendly, and exciting pharmacy experience behind the scenes in a central processing department to support our front-line pharmacy teams. In this role you will have the opportunity to make a difference by positively supporting our pharmacy teams in a closed-door central fill pharmacy while interacting with robotics. What does it take to be successful here? You are competitive and love to learn new things. You want to be part of something bigger. Our company has opportunities that can fuel your future, spark your passion, and ignite your potential. When you join our team as a central fill pharmacy technician you unlock the potential for growth. What is Central Fill? Central Fill Pharmacies are large, closed-door prescription filling centers, which use robotics and machines to help prepare hundreds of prescriptions every day, to help retail pharmacies fill their prescriptions for their customers. We are the behind-the-scenes support team, that rapidly and safely fill prescriptions utilizing the latest technology, to provide a complete prescription back to our Retail Stores by next day. Central Fills do not type prescriptions, bill prescription insurance, ring up prescriptions, or speak to customers. This provides our frontline pharmacy team the time to engage in excellent patient care, instead of counting, labeling, and packaging that they would normally have to do. Qualifications and Requirements : A positive attitude, ready to learn, and a passion for pharmacy Main responsibilities Use scanning and counting technologies to identify and select appropriate pharmaceutical products and quantity for filling prescription orders. Verify the size and strength of the product before processing order. Prepare packages, sort, and manifest prescription orders if needed. Replenish automated counting machines. Education/Licensing: Pharmacy Technician License in Washington-National Technician Certification Preferred: Central Fulfillment Pharmacy Technician experience. Prefers to work in a closed-door environment (no adjudication, customer interaction, phone work.) We also provide a variety of benefits including: Leaders invested in your training, career growth & development. Dependent on length of service, hours worked and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, benefits may include medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, sick pay (accrued based on hours worked), PTO/Vacation pay (accrued based on hours worked), paid holidays (between 7-9 days annually), bereavement pay, and retirement benefits (pension and/or 401k eligibility). Associate discounts The pay range is $18.31 to $23.82 per hour, but no less than the local minimum wage. Starting rates will vary based on things like location, experience, qualifications and the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement. What we are searching for Must have a willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend hours as needed. Willing and able to stand at least 8 hours with or without reasonable accommodation and able to perform tasks which include pushing, pulling, grasping, and lifting with or without reasonable accommodation. Willing and able to carry up to 40 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation. About the company Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service. With over 1,700 Pharmacies, Central Fill has become a mainstay and critical arm of the pharmacy business. It has allowed Retail Pharmacy to increase its effectiveness in providing prescription services to its customers. Robotics Technology and its applications in Pharmacy has dramatically advanced over the past few years, allowing for the creation of careers that involve cutting edge technology, distribution, and warehouse experience applied to the field of Pharmacy. ALBERTSONS SAFEWAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER This Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the employees assigned to this job and are not the official job description for the position. All employees must comply with Company, Division, and Store policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel may vary within store and/or from store to store and the official job description will be provided during the application process Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $18 - $24 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Safeway/Albertsons Companies, Portland , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Ridgefield, Oregon

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