Pharmacy Technician II

What Health System Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health

Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor


  • Input patient data and prescription information into pharmacy information management system
  • Assist the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the State Boards of Pharmacy
  • As permitted by applicable state laws, take verbal prescription orders from licensed prescribers and transfer prescriptions between dispensing pharmacies
  • Review patient insurance coverage status and adjudicate claims for patient orders
  • Prepare medications for dispensing, packaging and shipment.
  • Enter medical supply orders in pharmacy system
  • Maintain knowledge of and abides by applicable pharmacy laws and regulations
  • Inventory duties including - taking inventory, placing orders, checking in drugs and supplies, stocking shelves and removing out-of-date items from the inventory
  • Communicate with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner
  • Process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction


  • High school degree or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Certified Pharmacy Technician, preferably in a retail, mail order, specialty, or hospital pharmacy environment
  • Customer service skills