Dispensary - Pharmacy Technician LTC

Warwick, RI, USA Req #311
Monday, March 29, 2021

Our goals are to provide excellent service, utilize advanced technology, and proficiently deliver results. To accomplish these goals, we constantly seek individuals who look for ways to do things better. We are a company whose culture cultivates teamwork, rewards excellence, focuses on quality for every aspect of our business, and promotes community involvement.

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize performance to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs, and manage risk. Medication risk management is TRHC’s lead offering, and its cloud-based software applications, including EireneRx® and MedWise™, provide solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations.


TRHC empowers our employees to provide excellent service, utilize advanced technology, and proficiently deliver results. Our 32Fundamentals are what we are and who we are.  Our culture cultivates teamwork, rewards excellence, focuses on quality for every aspect of our business, and promotes community involvement. As a part of our team, you will help us bring innovative service models to healthcare, improving patient outcomes.

Position Purpose

Under the direction of the Pharmacist in Charge, the distribution Pharmacy Technician is responsible for preparing, filling and distributing prescriptions according to client orders/specifications, providing clerical, technical, and customer support to pharmacy customers, maintaining equipment and inventory in the pharmacy and record keeping related to patient and drug information.

Essential Position Functions

  • Receives prescriptions, weekly batches or refill requests and accurately and efficiently fills the prescriptions under the direction of the Pharmacist. Performs pharmacy tasks such as handling, counting, mixing and packaging medications.

  • Is responsible for selecting and importing orders for automation equipment dispensing, printing labels, and order management required to dispense prescriptions. Operates and monitors robotic machines that dispense medications.

  • Process prescription orders based on the priority assigned.

  • Consult with the pharmacist regarding prescription order clarification, potential interactions, duplications, order entry problems or concerns.

  • Prepares blister packs.

  • Prepares and stages pharmaceutical supplies and drugs in the correct bins for delivery.

  • Performs reclamation duties.

  • Uses pharmacy software to check and/record data about prescriptions.

  • Input patient data and prescription insurance information into a computer system.

  • Pull daily reports from pharmacy computer system. Identify and troubleshoot exceptions and notify management when appropriate.

  • Maintains proper storage and security conditions for the drugs. Cleans and helps to maintain equipment and work areas.

  • Receives, stores and logs inventory and returns (upon Pharmacist approval), verifies quantities against invoices, and informs supervisors of stock needs or shortages. Remains aware of expiry dates and rotates stock to avoid dispensing out of date products.

  • Uses pharmaceutical technician expertise to ensure compliance, efficiency and quality of operations. Participates in company quality initiatives, recognizing opportunities for improvements and reporting quality assurance issues. Secures information in accordance with the privacy and security guidelines of the Company and applicable regulations such as HIPAA.

  • Communicate with clients, customers and staff in a pleasant and professional manner.

  • Provide clinical pharmacy support in other areas of the organization at the pharmacy benefits manager and health plan.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

  • Attend department/facility meetings and education programs upon request.


  • High School diploma or GED, required.

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (must agree to obtain CPhT within 6 months of employment).

  • Long Term Care Pharmacy experience, preferred.

Specific Skills/Characteristics:

  • Excellent typing/data entry accuracy with good speed.

  • Good computer skills to navigate proprietary and other pharmacy software.

  • Able to compile, code, categorize, calculate and verify data.

  • Able to count, measure and weigh Rx components.

  • Strong listening/reading comprehension.

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.

  • Understanding of clinical terms and impacts.

  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities without sacrificing quality.

  • Detail oriented and organized.

  • Independent, responsible and self-directed.

  • Reliable.

  • Efficient.

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Ability to stand and move about freely for extended periods of time.

  • Occasional lifting and carrying of up to twenty-five pounds.

  • Normal hearing and sight is required on a continuous basis.

  • Continuous manipulation of objects with both hands for use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.

  • Ability to provide tactful responses under stressful situations and conditions.

  • Able to maintain the highest standard of confidentiality.

  • Responds positively to changing situations in the work setting.

  • Ability to see small differences in color.

  • Strong customer focus.

The Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to ancestry or national origin, race or color, religion or creed, age, disability, AIDS/HIV, gender, marital or family status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, genetic information, military service, protected caregiver obligations, sexual orientation, protected financial status or other classification protected by applicable law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Certification
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 26, 2021
  • Warwick, RI, USA