Pharmacy Technician Retail

Job Number
Banner Pharmacy Services
Banner Pharmacy Services - Banner Pharmacy Services
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2901 N Central Ave
City & State
Posting Category


Location for the Retail Pharmacy:  5555  W  Thunderbird Rd, Glendale AZ 85306


Hours for this location will be: M-F 9a-5:30p, with every other weekend   


This pharmacy will service multiple specialties within the building as well as Banner employees.  Not only will we dispense medications for chronic conditions, but will also handle many specialty medications.  Staff will get exposure and experience to a wide variety of disease states drugs that many others in this field never get the chance to.


Patient focused above all, results driven, self-motivated, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Experience working in the outpatient retail setting is desired with a great customer service focus.  Willingness to adapt to a dynamic environment with outstanding communication skills. 


Preferred qualifications include experience with computer entry skills, ability to adapt to processes and computer software. Knowledge of QS/1, McKesson Enterprise RX, or any large volume prescription pharmacy software. CPR, immunization certified, AZ Pharmacy license.


About Banner Pharmacy Services
Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the management of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist in the retail, outpatient setting. Performs routine duties in packaging, distribution/delivery and record keeping of pharmaceutical supplies. Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients


Essential Functions

  • Selects and/or prepares medications, under direct supervision, as indicated on the patient medication orders. Places medications in designated area for pharmacist to check, delivers prescriptions to patients as required.


  • Attends to customers and answers telephones in a courteous and timely manner, takes requests for prescription refills, obtains refill authorizations from physicians offices and directs calls appropriately. Serves as a liaison between the customer and the pharmacist.


  • Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies. Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors. Assesses practical ways to deal with shorted items, and short dated or unusable items.


  • May be responsible for preparing the daily bank deposit and financial reports, maintaining databases and trouble shooting automated technology malfunctions.



Minimum Qualifications

Requires pharmacy technician licensure in the state of practice (where applicable). Pharmacy technician certification required.

Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must have good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and other contacts. Must posses a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance policy if delivery of medications is required by current procedures.

Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, and Microsoft applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Pharmacy technician experience (hospital or retail).

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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