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Pharmacy Technician Floater

Req # 226462 Employment Status Full time Department Pharmacy Location Floater Pharmacists/Techs - Youngstown (P199) Address 5220 Mahoning Avenue Youngstown, OH 44515 Date posted 11/20/2020
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As a Pharmacy Technician or Trainee, you’ll be a key part of our collaborative Pharmacy Team. You’re responsible for greeting patients and ensuring their pharmacy experience is pleasant from start to finish. With a focus on data entry, safety and patient care, this entry-level role will help you develop the professional skills needed for a lasting pharmacy career with Giant Eagle.

No experience? With the right background we provide our Pharmacy Technicians and Trainees all the resources and training they need to start a rewarding career in retail pharmacy.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Pharmacy Technician?

  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Multi-tasker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Compassionate
  • Technologically savvy


  • Medical

    May be eligible for Medical benefits based on hours worked and location.

  • Dental

    May be eligible for Dental benefits based on hours worked and location.

  • Vision

    May be eligible for Vision benefits based on hours worked and location.

  • Prescription
    Drug Coverage

    May be eligible for Prescription benefits based on hours worked and location.

  • 401(k)
    Retirement Plans

    Must be at least 21 years of age to participate.

  • Paid Time Off

    Techs will earn paid time off based on length of service and hours worked.

  • Own Brand

    10% off own brand products.

  • Professional

    Our technicians complete a Board of Pharmacy approved on-the-job training program, have access to ongoing learning resources and complimentary ACPE approved continuing pharmacy education.

It's not just a pharmacy career. It's building relationships and bringing great care.

Career Path

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy
  • Floating Pharmacy
  • Corporate or Retail
    Support (Regional Trainer, Help Chain
    Coordinator and more)

Job Description

Job Summary

As a Pharmacy Technician Floater, you’ll be a key part of our collaborative team. You’ll bring your skills and expertise to building a service conscious Pharmacy team that consistently looks to develop great relationships with patients. You’ll help us exceed expectations, meet needs and provide safe, accurate and efficient care in order to reach the best patient, Team Member and company outcomes. In addition, this position may require travel among stores within a specific region in order to provide support where needed.

Job Description

  • Experience Required: 0 to 6 months
  • Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification or Licensing Required: Must be free from sanctions from participating in federally funded health care programs; PTcB Preferred
  • Lifting Requirement: Up to 25 pounds
  • Travel Required: Regional - Daily, More than 50%
  • Age Requirement: At least 18 years of age

Job Responsibilities

  • Travel to all locations within geographically assigned area in order to assist in efficient store operations.
  • Model excellent patient care by respecting, engaging and enthusiastically meeting or exceeding all patient needs, including: processing orders in person and by phone, directing patients to products and merchandise and referring appropriate questions concerning prescriptions and over the counter medicine to the pharmacist.
  • Process all new and refill prescriptions.
  • Input prescriptions while maintaining productivity and quality standards.
  • Follow all company, state and federal policies, laws and regulations, including HIPAA and Pseudoephedrine sales.
  • Handle prescription data accurately and efficiently, including: retrieving prescription orders, counting, pouring, measuring and weighing tablets and medications, mixing medications, selecting the proper prescription container and creating prescription labels.
  • Assist with maintaining proper inventory levels by ordering, receiving, stocking and rotating drugs and other supplies per company policy and procedures.
  • Have knowledge of all appropriate service and business metrics and assist the team on action plans in order to improve outcomes.
  • Resolve customer questions and concerns by communicating effectively with the customer and the management team and support staff in an efficient manner.
  • Possess certification, qualification and/or registration as a Pharmacy Technician as required by the state and/or Giant Eagle.
  • Assist in the execution of all company initiatives and programs.

About Us

At Giant Eagle Inc., we’re more than just food, fuel and convenience. We’re one giant family of diverse and talented Team Members. Our people are the heart and soul of our company. It’s why we strive to create a nurturing environment that offers countless career opportunities to grow. Deep caring and solid family values are what makes us the one of the top work places for jobs in the Greater Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Indianapolis Areas. From our Warehouses to our GetGo’s, our grocery Stores through our Corporate home office we are working together to put food on shopper’s tables’ and smiles on their faces. We’re always searching for the best Team Members to welcome to our family. We invite you to join our Giant Eagle family. Come start a lasting career with us.

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