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Pharmacy Technician ( Full Time And Part Time) at Popular Pharmacy

Popular Pharmacy
Rio Grande City, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $20 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description

Popular Pharmacy in Rio Grande City, TX is looking for one pharmacy technician ( full time and part time) to join our 21 person strong team. We are located on 5326 E Us Highway 83, Ste A 5. Our ideal candidate is attentive, punctual, and engaged.

he primary purpose of the Pharmacy Technician is to assist the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.


The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Perform all functions and duties of a Pharmacy Service Representative to ensure prompt service in the Pharmacy Department

Perform computer entry of prescription information including but not limited to: patient search, prescriber search, drug selection, prescription interpretation & entry, insurance billing and basic problem resolution

Accept customer and prescription information required to process new and refill prescriptions, including refill authorization from doctor offices where permitted by state law

Retrieve the appropriate medication from inventory where permitted by state law

Create prescription labels and put them on prescription containers where permitted by state law

Place medication into prescription containers where permitted by state law

Complete paperwork related to filling prescriptions and input customer and prescription data into the computer system where permitted by law

Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order

Assist in inventory management processes including: order review, inventory returns, restocking shelves, and physical inventory preparation

Administer POPULAR PHARMACY programs including: FlavoRx, SCRIPTSYNC.

Reconstitute oral liquids where permitted by state law


The Pharmacy Technician currently has no supervisory responsibilities

Minimum age of 18 years old as required by state law

Ability to pass drug test

Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated

Ability to preserve confidentiality of information

Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency

Ability to work weekends on a frequent basis

Ability to work extended days on a rare basis

Ability to work day or evening hours

Accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects

Familiarity with Pharmacy Law and industry/technical terms and processes

Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to resolve conflicts and problems as they arise

The following qualities are helpful:

Ten-key punch speed of four thousand (4,000) SPH

Typing speed of forty (40) WPM.-Knowledge of brand and generic drugs by name


The Pharmacy Technician position requires the following licenses and/or certifications:

Pharmacy Technician certification where required by state law

POPULAR PHARMACY Technician Training Program certification in all modules, job class/codes up to and including “Pharmacy Technician”

Successful achievement of POPULAR PHARMACY’s Pharmacy Technician Certification

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus 600 practical hours working in retail and/or pharmacy operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Type: Full-time


High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Remotely

  • No

Available shifts and compensation: Available shifts all days except Sundays. Compensation is $12.00 - $20.00/hour.

About Popular Pharmacy : Popular Pharmacy is looking for qualified individuals to join our team. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, motivated and trustworthy. Learn more about us at

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