Duane Reade Pharmacy Technician

Duane Reade is seeking a dynamic, flexible and motivated team player to join the Pharmacy department as a Pharmacy Technician. This position will be responsible for verification of prescription information within Duane Reade Pharmacies.

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Verifies that the prescription information is complete and accurate.
  • Retrieves, counts, pours, weighs, measures and sometimes mixes medication.
  • Prepares the prescription labels, selects the type of container and affixes the prescription and other labels to the container.
  • Prices and files the prescription and insures that it is checked by a Pharmacist before it is given to the patient.
  • May establish and maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claim forms and stocks and takes inventory of prescription medications.
  • Refers any questions regarding prescriptions, drug information or health matters to a Pharmacist.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Pharmacist.
  • Scan merchandise on the register.
  • Stock merchandise on the shelves.


Basic Qualifications
  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Requires willingness to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekend hours.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer six months of experience in a retail environment.
  • Prefer to have prior work experience with Duane Reade.
  • Prefer good math skills so they can fill prescriptions accurately, including counting, measuring, weighing medications.
  • Prefer good computer skills.
  • Prefer knowledge of store inventory control.
  • Prefer PTCB Certification
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.

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