Peak Vista Pharmacy Technician I in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Title:Pharmacy Technician I


Locations:225 South Union

Category:Nursing / Allied Health / Clinical Support


Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 26 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams,Arapahoe, Elbert, and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 800 employees and serves over 90,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central Plains region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Supports pharmacists in the provision of pharmacy services to patients. Correctly interprets prescriptions including drug names, dosage forms, dosage strength, medical abbreviations and quantities. Has working knowledge of current PVCHC drug formulary and related policies. Identifies obvious errors or omissions on prescriptions. Enters prescription orders into the Pharmacy computer systems ensuring accuracy and completeness of all information. Has working knowledge of all prescription payers accepted and special programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received: Pharmacy Manager

Supervision Exercised: None


Education: High school graduate, GED and Pharmacy Technician degree or equivalent work experience

Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as a Pharmacy Technician desirable

Cognitive Skills (Language, Math, Reasoning Ability): Knowledge of drug nomenclature and pharmacy math; ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish)

Computer Skills: Keyboarding skills, literacy with pharmacy computer systems, IDX preferred

Other Skills: Ability to work with professional medical staff, skill to work with several unique pharmacy programs

Certificates & Licenses: National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) preferred

Physical Demands

Frequent standing and walking, occasional long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. Looking at computer screen continuously for long periods of time, hearing within normal range. Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.