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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Columbia Care
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

DISPENSARY TECHNICIANReports to: General ManagerPosition Overview:The Dispensary Technician works closely with Pharmacists to provide exceptional patient care to our patients. The Dispensary Technician is responsible for consulting with qualified patients and caregivers and under the supervision of a pharmacist, administering approved medical marijuana products. The Dispensary Technician will also have responsibility for patient identification and registration, record retention, product tracking and inventory control. This position requires that the incumbent maintains an active State pharmacy technician's license.Schedule: FT 40 hours a week according to our dispensary hours including weekends.Pay: $18+ an hourMajor Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Monitor and resolve problems in the prescription fulfillment process.
    • Promote and maintain the dispensary's professional reputation and provide patients/customers with pharmacy products and services.
      • Assist the Pharmacist in filling prescription items, as permitted by the State Labels products appropriately.
        • Input patient data and medication orders into the POS system.
          • Enter prescription data into VA State's software.
            • Responsible for all aspects of patient and customer service in a retail dispensary environment.---Candidates must demonstrate the highest of ethical standards, a passion for excellent customer service, be patient centric, as well as show an ability to foster a supportive, collaborative and productive environment.---Weekends availability required.Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):
              • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.---At least one year of experience working as a pharmacy technician.---Broad range of pharmacy techniques and practices such as compounding highly desirable.
                • Customer facing experience a strong plus.
                  • Pharmacy Technician certification required.Travel %: 0FLSA status: Non-exemptAdditional Abilities Required:
                    • The job requires physical activity, including prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting or moving up to 10 pounds (or more with a coworker). Good visual acuity, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to perform repetitive motions with accuracy is required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
                      • Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the company's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.
                        About Columbia CareColumbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and the EU. Columbia Care operates 130 facilities including 99 dispensaries and 31 cultivation and manufacturing facilities, including those under development. Columbia Care is one of the original providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils, and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, gLeaf, Classix, Plant Sugar, Press, Amber and Platinum Label CBD. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit

Keywords: Columbia Care, Newport News , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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