Whether you are new to working in pharmacies or are an experienced Pharmacy Technician, we have a place for you on our team to use your skills and talents to serve and care for our patients and customers.
As a new pharmacy technician, our colleague trainers and pharmacists work alongside you to guide you through our accredited training program, giving you the opportunity to obtain all required knowledge, skills, and licensure to start your career as a health care professional! Our Pharmacy Training Program is designed to support newly hired pharmacy colleagues with learning and development and serves accredited pharmacy training program for licensure and we provide additional resources and support to help colleagues acquire their license. At CVS Health, we also encourage our pharmacy technicians to become nationally certified, and we offer additional classes and materials to help colleagues study for the national exam.
The Pharmacy Technician position provides individuals with an opportunity to work in a leading retail pharmacy company and in a role that positively impacts the lives and health of others. You will work in an environment where the highest professional and ethical standards are maintained as well as full compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws and regulations. Pharmacy Technicians take important steps to ensure all medication needs and regulatory compliance standards are met for our patients and they demonstrate ethical conduct and maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
Please note in select markets the collective bargaining agreement rules regarding the Pharmacy Technician would apply.
Must be at least 16 years of age
Licensure requirements vary by state
Attention and Focus:
Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted
Customer Service Orientation:
Actively look for ways to help people, and do so in a friendly manner
Notice and understand customers' reactions, and respond appropriately
Use and understand verbal and written communication to interact with customers and colleagues
Actively listening by giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
The ability to use math to solve a problem, such as calculating day's supply of a prescription
Is able to judge when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong; recognizing there is a problem
Choosing the best course of action when faced with a complex situation with several available options
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, reading, visual inspection involving small parts
Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs; exerting up to 30 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
Previous experience in a pharmacy, retail, medical, or customer service setting
Previous experience as a Pharmacy Technician
High School diploma or equivalent (preferred)
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.
Now hiring in your community CVS Pharmacy’s 60,000 Pharmacy Technicians are the first point of contact for patients visiting our retail locations. As a CVS Health Pharmacy Technician you will use your knowledge and skill to help thousands of people get the medications they need to improve their health. To learn more about the different kinds of Pharmacy Technician roles, and other current openings, select from the dropdown below. We’re actively hiring pharmacy technicians to help administer COVID-19 vaccines and care for patients across the United States. Learn more at https://jobs.cvshealth.com/2020. About CVS Health At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status.