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Pharmacy Tech III - Retail Pharmacy Program

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Reading, PA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023

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What you will be doing

This is a Pharmacy Tech III position supporting our Reading Hospital Retail Pharmacy Program. Our pharmacies operate between the hours of M-F 7a-7p, Sa-Sun 8a-4p. With rotating weekends and holidays. Full time, 40 hours per week. Shifts are typically 8 to 10 hours.

A Pharmacy Tech III in our organization is a mid-level position responsible for supporting our retail pharmacy operation which comprises 4 locations currently. It is both a pharmacy and office-based role.

Someone with advanced retail or ambulatory pharmacy experience, is technology savvy, possesses astute problem-solving skills, is organized, and is well spoken and excels at explaining things to others would be a good fit.

Cencora has managed and staffed the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy inside of the 700 bed Reading Hospital since 2017. In 2023 a third community pharmacy will be opened to serve the Endocrinology practice located in Wyomissing.

We foster a culture where career development and training play a key role as our staff gain experience in many aspects of ambulatory and specialty pharmacy. We currently employ pharmacists in both clinical and ambulatory settings with a support staff of technicians in various roles. We are excited to welcome new team members to continue to grow our team and kickstart new careers.
We started with 2 pharmacists and 4 technicians and have since expanded into a much larger operation with services at multiple pharmacy locations such as:

• employee prescriptions
• pharmacy navigators embedded in clinics
• Specialty Pharmacy


  • Assists Pharmacy Director in the administration of pharmacy services and training.
  • Assists pharmacy staff with best practices and procedures.
  • Responsible for generating reports, i.e., patient charges, billing, and purchasing.
  • Responsible for conducting pharmacy audits Assists in maintaining the pharmacy management system’s patient, drug, and prescriber records.
  • Assists with HR procedures, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Assists with information technology functions. Intervenes with Pharmacy Benefit Manager Companies to resolve plan and patient specific adjudication issues.
  • Coordinates and assures the ambulatory robotic dispensing technology is maintained by staff pharmacy technicians where applicable.
  • Coordinates and actively participates in assuring medications and supplies are provided to patients as a part of the patient concierge prescription program
  • Responsible for creating a patient profile in the pharmacy information system.
  • Enters all necessary prescription plan information in the patient profile for processing and adjudicating patient’s prescriptions.
  • Responsible for entering all new patient prescription information into the pharmacy information system.
  • Retrieves and prepares the medication for pharmacist review and verification.
  • Submits, receives, and places inventory in stock.
  • Answers inbound telephone calls and triages calls as appropriate based upon the nature of the call to the appropriate staff.
  • Assists Pharmacist by providing required information consults with patients.
  • Assists with the reviews and handling of all adjudicated prescription claims to ensure appropriateness of reimbursement, co-pay and related financials and, if needed, as directed, follows up all such claims deemed inappropriate.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

What your background should look like


Normally requires a minimum of three (3) years directly related and progressively responsible retail or ambulatory pharmacy experience; bachelor's degree program preferred. Pharmacy technician certification with a national technical certification organization, such as Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or other comparable national certification required or must be obtained within 6 months.


Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Ability to work quickly and accurately under time and volume constraints

Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of programs, namely Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, and/or other online tools is a plus

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to resolve patient issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction

Familiarity with pharmaceutical products, services and drug interactions

Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

Good analytical skills


What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.