Pharmacy Technician 1 - Packaging Technician as needed (Houston, TX) in Houston, TX at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

JobID: 388164

Johnson Service Group is seeking a Pharmacy Tech 1 to fill in as needed for one of our customers located in Houston, TX to assist on a few of our client's automated products.  This would be about 24 hours a week but hours could increase.   

Daylight, Evening, weekends, holidays required. IV Experience needed

In Texas the candidate must be PTCB certified and have a Texas Registration.

This role is primarily responsible for maintaining all unit-dose medications required for daily dispensing out of our customer’s automation equipment.  The Pharmacy Technician 1 will prepare and maintain the automated equipment for daily use, perform general equipment troubleshooting, maintain optimal medication inventory levels, review / maintain reports and identify any customer concerns directly to the Pharmacy Services Manager.


  • Perform automation tasks in an error free manner, consistent with pharmacy services best practices.
  • Follow Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs procedures when handling medications.
  • Responsible for identifying/ordering medications to ensure medication inventories are at optimal levels.
  • Perform automation equipment cleaning, maintenance, and optimization as prescribed.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ordering consumable supplies required for the operation of the equipment.
  • Responsible for prescribed maintenance of automation equipment and reporting unresolved equipment issues to the TAC.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with pharmacy services manager and customer, to ensure proactive, solution-oriented problem identification and resolution.
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction by aligning the Pharmacy Services Program to provide customer-focused support emphasizing quality, professionalism and responsiveness.
  • Conduct per diem employee orientation and training and ensure completion of all required documents and compliance with all Pharmacy Services procedures and policies.
  • Promote and optimize customer product ownership and satisfaction by serving as a skilled resource.
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility for work-related expenses associated with timekeeping, per diem employees and consumable supplies.
  • Comply with reasonable procedures, policies and guidelines established by the Customer facility.
  • Maintain state and/or national credentialing to meet established guidelines.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Good organizational skills, accurate, reliable and efficient
  • Demonstrated customer-facing skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with mechanical equipment
  • Working knowledge of computer hardware, PC Windows

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current State Board of Pharmacy Registration, if required
  • Previous experience in pharmacy or healthcare industry

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • One year of experience working in hospital environment
  • Proficient in the use of PPE and hand hygiene techniques
  • Knowledge of pharmacy automation
  • PTCB certification  

Work Conditions

  • Pharmacy environment
  • Capable of standing for several hours at a time
  • Potential exposure to hazardous drugs
  • Able to lift 25–30 lbs.


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