Pharmacy Technician

030 Pharmacy · Colby, Kansas
Department 030 Pharmacy
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is recruiting a pharmacy technician to work full-time in our hospital pharmacy.  


Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.


About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.


Location: 100 E College Ave, Colby, Kansas


Position Information:  Under direct supervision of the Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician has primary responsibility in the unit dose, IV admixture and floor stock areas.  The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in dispensing medications, maintaining appropriate records and patient charges.  Technicians also work with the Pharmacist to ensure an appropriate and orderly supply of stock.


Responsible to the Pharmacist.


Days: Monday through Friday


Hours:  8am through 5 pm


Pay Range:  Starting at $12.45 if non-certified, $14.05 if certified and dependent upon experience.


What you’ll do:

  • Perform dispensing and billing functions in the unit dose, IV admixture, and floor stock areas.
  • Work with the pharmacist to order medications, stock pharmacy upon receipt of order, and prepare purchase orders and invoices for Business Office, after inspection and approval of the pharmacist.
  • Maintain and files records of controlled substances dispensed to patients as listed on patient medication profiles.
  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


What you bring to the table: (Minimum Requirements)

  • Current State of Kansas Pharmacy Technician license.  This can be attained within six months of hire, if not currently applicable.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding correspondence.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly. 


To be successful within our organization you will need to: (Preferred Requirements)

  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy.
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability.
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.


Typical Working Conditions

Works in well-lighted and well-ventilated office.  Requires intense and constant concentration, tolerance of low level noise and numerous interruptions.  Must have good communication skills for interaction with all other hospital departments, patients and their families.  This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


Typical Physical Demands:

Extended periods of standing, ability to lift 35 pounds.  Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately in high pressure situations.  Eye/hand coordination required for the use of admixtures in a laminar flow hood.


Available Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available
  • Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions
    • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
    • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked
  • Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
    • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income
  • Differential and Certification Pay
    • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay
  • Other Benefits
    • Paid time off (4 weeks)
    • CME allowance
    • Student Loan reimbursement
    • Malpractice covered
    • On-site child care services
    • Funeral leave
    • Health Savings Account
    • Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Aflac Group Insurance
    • Discounted membership rate for EagleMed and LifeSave
    • Many More!


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Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge history, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for CMCI to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either CMCI or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice.  I understand that no representative of CMCI has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. implements a Drug Free Workplace Program.  Drug testing is required of applicants in accordance with relevant laws. 

If you need assistance to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process, please notify the Human Resources Department (785) 460-4842.  Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs in a timely manner.

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    030 Pharmacy
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience