CVS Health Pharmacy Technician - Narcotics Room in Richmond, Virginia

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Performs compliance tasks and the related activities in support of the DEA and controlled medication dispensing process.


  • Fill all Narcotic prescriptions for all facilities as directed (inclusive of all controlled STAT labels/prescriptions)

  • Responsible for checking perpetual inventory and accuracy

  • Run Reports

  • Responsible for returns of Narcotics Room prescriptions, have cleared before returning to inventory or discard as instructed

  • Check all orders for accuracy, log into correct books, in appropriate drugs received or discrepancies checked through PIC

  • Handles inventory, responsible for all reports, discrepancies and missing product

  • Responsible for re-packaging of drugs for workload

  • Responsible for all copies of documents necessary to keep Narcotics Room compliant with all DEA and Federal laws and regulations

  • Responsible for maintaining Narcotics Room cleanliness and compliance

  • Assist Picking Technicians as needed when additional help is required on the floor

  • Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.

  • Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary by location


Minimum (Required): (must be met in order to perform the job at the required level)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required

  • Knowledge of and experience with controlled drug packaging procedures is required

  • Knowledge of DEA and Federal laws for CII – CV prescriptions is required

Hours: Monday thru Friday: 430p-1am with rotating weekends.

Preferred: (if above and beyond the minimum required)

  • Fluent in all aspects of the English Language

  • Good oral communication skills

  • Ability to have strong communication with Dispensing Pharmacists

  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, facility staff members, and others within organization

  • Ability to write routine correspondence and reports

  • Knowledge of basic math skills is required.

  • Excellent skills in usage of fax machine, computer software, copier, and word-processing

Physical Demands: May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.

Work Environment: Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Omnicare is fully committed to employing a diverse workforce. We recruit and retain talented individuals without regard to gender, race, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Omnicare is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.


Business Overview

Omnicare, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation.

What We Do

Directly, and through our subsidiaries, Omnicare provides a broad array of pharmacy-related services to long term care facilities and to other customers in the health care environment. While senior care has long been an Omnicare specialty, we also serve other targeted populations.

Commitment at Every Level

A large part of Omnicare's success derives from a commitment, at every level, to the welfare of each individual we serve. Each day, our employees consider how their work can improve the quality of life of residents and patients. Omnicare is truly a health care company, working to improve the health and quality of life for everyone we touch.

Requisition ID 2016-22016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Job Locations US - VA - Richmond

Division LTC

Category Pharmacy Technician