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Animal Health/Veterinary Pharmacy Technician

Company: Patterson
Location: Hiawatha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.A Pharmacy Tech for Animal Health International is different than a traditional retail Pharmacy Tech. Our hours are 7:30AM-4:30PM, Monday through Friday. No weekends, evenings or holidays! Our facility is closed to the public, so no counter service! Sound appealing? Apply now!Job Summary

  • Assist in the daily operation of the pharmacy by performing tasks under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Perform all warehouse and pharmacy duties including receiving, entering prescriptions, picking, counting, labeling, packing and tracking inventory.
  • This role assists in the daily operation of the pharmacy by performing effective, safe and efficient tasks and responsibilities assigned to the pharmacy. -
  • Under the direction of the pharmacist this role will ensure Patterson Companies customers receive medications meeting all applicable laws and regulations.Essential Functions
    • Transact all business in accordance to Animal Health International Inc.'s business code of ethics and conduct
    • Align with the Company's Mission, Guiding Principles, Values, Goals and Objectives
    • Perform all warehouse and pharmacy duties including picking, packing, receiving, counting, labeling, and tracking inventory
    • Use all of the warehouse/pharmacy equipment/machinery
    • Achieve assigned performance metrics and KPIs - Interact with Veterinarians and Pharmacists - Document and report all discrepancies, damages and errors
    • Proofread, generate, and apply drug labels under the supervision of a Pharmacist
    • Help maintain a secure, organized, clean, and safe warehouse/pharmacy
    • Handle all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company's processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
    • Handle all prescription drugs according to company's processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations - Gain knowledge of overall warehouse and pharmacy operations
    • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and objectives while working effectively with other team members
    • Additional Functions
    • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and objectives while working effectively with other team members
    • Perform all work in accordance with the Company Safety Guidelines and procedures with safety and regulatory licensure compliance as assignedJob QualificationsRequired Qualifications
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Good computer skills with various applications
      • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience
      • Attention to detail with ability to problem solve effectively
      • Good organization and administrative skills
      • Ability to take and pass the exam to become a certified pharmacy technician with the state Board of Pharmacy
      • Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English
      • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. -Preferred Qualifications
        • National pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Health career Association (NHA)
        • College degree or vocational school certification
        • Minimum 1 year of pharmacy experience
        • Background in pharmacy dispensing process should seek clarification from their manager.What's In It For You:We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:
          • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.
          • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.
          • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
          • Paid Time Off (PTO).
          • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.
          • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).
          • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).
          • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.
          • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).
          • Patterson Perks Program.EEO StatementAs a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees' unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.We are Patterson. We welcome you.

Keywords: Patterson, Cedar Rapids , Animal Health/Veterinary Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Hiawatha, Iowa

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