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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Pharmacy Automation Technician II
Sanford, FL


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Location: 582 Monroe Rd Suite 1412 Sanford, FL 32771 (This position will be based at our new Apopka mail order pharmacy effective February 2024)

The role you’ll contribute:

The Pharmacy Automation Technician performs a wide range of supportive duties to assist the Pharmacist in preparing and dispensing medication so that patients receive consistent care. Duties include, operating pharmacy automation system, filling prescription orders, packing and shipping medications. In addition, this position also assists the Pharmacist in maintaining inventory and patient records. This position provides workflow distribution, day-to-day work oversight, reporting, subject matter expertise, and troubleshooting of the Pharmacy automated fulfillment system as assigned. Works only under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist and does not perform duties that can only be legally performed by a registered Pharmacist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Supports departmental and organizational Mission through appropriate use of resources, providing assistance to team members, accepting work or scheduled assignments and participating in process and performance improvement

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient, employee relations, medical staff, departmental and administrative information

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of assigned manual pick area, keeping area neat and organized; follows up with purchasing technicians on any inventory issues as necessary.

  • Assures tasks are completed with high quality and efficiency. Ensures that all committed deadlines are met for all assignments and tasks and communicates with Automation Specialist to make sure all totes are filled in a timely manner throughout the day.

  • Operates and maintains complex pharmacy automation dispensing/computer equipment used to prepare and dispense pharmaceuticals according to pharmacy processes, ensuring a smooth flow of totes through the fulfillment process.

  • Follows standard filling procedure guidelines such as scanning the correct drug and labels, notifying automation administrator when account has been locked. Keeps filling errors to a minimum, exceeding industry standards.

  • Proactively updates Automation Supervisor on staffing, team status, operational bottlenecks, or any other issues.

  • Actively analyzes system to provide accurate and efficient prescription fulfillment in manual processing area, communicating any concerns to Automation Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Performs minor mechanical troubleshooting tasks and daily cleaning, Kirby Lester maintenance, and filling of manual picking areas.

  • Works with purchasing technicians to assure high quality inventory levels are established and maintained for manual filling areas and automation robot as assigned.

  • Responsible for monthly medication date checks, ensuring that all medications in active inventory are within Pharmacy’s established product expiration date range; works with purchasing technicians to process any necessary medication returns.

  • Responsible for restocking the shelves with daily drug order, rotating stock accordingly and placing drugs in appropriate assigned areas.

  • Refills automation medication canisters according to pharmacy processes, documenting the appropriate quantity added, LOT #, and Expiration Date of all medications scanned into the automated machine.

  • Troubleshoot automation system/computer equipment quickly and effectively, limiting the break in production flow and communicate any issues impacting the fulfillment process to Manager in a timely manner.

  • Completes USPS, SmartPost and FedEx processes for proper shipment in a timely manner and communicates any order discrepancies to the appropriate staff member.

  • Packs all medications appropriately according to pharmacy packing policy to assure no damage during shipping and the integrity of the medication is maintained.

  • Completes accuracy check to confirm the correct medication is sent to the correct member with the correct paperwork at all times and no HIPPA/PHI violations occur.

  • Always works within registered pharmacy technician mandated scope of practice guidelines.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :


  • High School degree or Equivalent

  • One year of pharmacy technician experience, in a retail pharmacy, mail-order pharmacy, central fill, or hospital setting OR completion of a pharmacy technician student internship at AdventHealth in a retail or hospital setting, in lieu of pharmacy technician experience.


  • Previous experience in a managed healthcare organization, medical insurance company, pharmacy benefit management or other healthcare related entity.


  • Florida Board of Pharmacy Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPT) license; must complete state required continuing education requirements


  • PTCB- National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23038100

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $16.13 - $24.19

  • Location: Sanford, FL

  • Job ID: 23038100

  • Job Family: Pharmacy

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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