Retail Pharmacy Technician

Salt Lake City UT 84111 50 East South Temple

Job Description

Performs the basic duties of a pharmacy technician in all designated sites. Including and not limited to, prescription data entry, as well as communicate and coordinate with all parties necessary to insure timely shipping and delivery of prescription orders. Pulls and labels medication for pharmacist verification. Packs medications appropriately and affixes a shipping label after the order has been verified by a pharmacist. Performs all basic duties of a pharmacy technician allowable by legal licensure and registration.

The Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9-6pm. The Pharmacy Technician will work 4 ten hour shifts (8am-6pm).
  • Under the supervision of a pharmacist, picks and affixes labels to packages of prepackaged and unit dose drugs in accordance with the dispensing order.  Prepares and affixes shipping labels to the individual patient shipping containers.
  • Answers external phone calls pertinent to department assignment. 
  • Assembles and packages medications, supplies and equipment in appropriate shipping containers. 
  • Assists with maintaining accurate inventory through pulling expirations.
  • Attends designated department meetings as scheduled.
  • Communicates and coordinates internally with customer service, billing, pharmacy, and shipping departments to move patient orders through the system and meet the promised delivery date.
  • Communicates by phone and fax as necessary with patient, physician office, and insurance to make sure pharmacy has most updated prescription and prior authorization information on file.
  • Creates pre-packages supply items.
  • Maintains necessary licensure needed for pharmacy technicians.
  • Maintains the pharmacy department according to state and federal regulations.
  • Picks supplies and equipment for patient orders as indicated on the delivery ticket.
  • Prepares delivery tickets including prescription and supply items as necessary.
  • Prints delivery tickets, collates and triages delivery tickets according to excursion data.
  • Receives and processes data entry of new and refill prescriptions in the pharmacy computer system.
  • Recognizes and identifies various classifications of medications, dosage form and routes of administration.
  • Verifies prescription elements are present on all prescriptions.

General Job Information


Retail Pharmacy Technician



Job Family

Pharmacy Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


GED (Required), High School (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

CPT/LPT/PTCB/RPT, Pharmacy Technician, State Requirements - Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • Ability to communicate with and be friendly with customers.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) for effective interaction with pharmacy team and patients.
  • Requires effective decision making skills for handling Customer problems.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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