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Pharmacy Technician I

Job Location Visalia, California Job ID 2019-9525 Apply


Perform effective, safe and efficient tasks and responsibilities of assigned pharmacy.


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Transact all business in accordance to Animal Health International Inc.’s business code of ethics and conduct
  • Align with the Company’s Mission, Guiding Principles, Values, Goals and Objectives
  • Perform all warehouse and pharmacy duties including picking, packing, receiving, counting, labeling, and tracking inventory
  • Use all of the warehouse/pharmacy equipment/machinery
  • Achieve assigned performance metrics and KPIs
  • Interact with Veterinarians and Pharmacists
  • Document and report all discrepancies, damages and errors
  • Proofread, generate, and apply drug labels under the supervision of a Pharmacist
  • Help maintain a secure, organized, clean, and safe warehouse/pharmacy
  • Handle all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
  • Handle all prescription drugs according to company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
  • Gain knowledge of overall warehouse and pharmacy operations
  • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and objectives while working effectively with other team members

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and objectives while working effectively with other team members
  • Perform all work in accordance with the Company Safety Guidelines and procedures with safety and regulatory licensure compliance
  • As assigned


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Able to safely and efficiently operate all warehouse/pharmacy equipment/machinery
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good organization and administrative skills
  • Solid communication skills
  • Good computer skills with various applications

Education or Formal Training:

  • College degree preferred, minimum High school diploma or GED required
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate


  • Minimum of 1 year pharmacy experience preferred
  • Background in pharmacy dispensing preferred


Material and Equipment Directly Used:

  • General warehouse/pharmacy equipment
  • General office equipment
  • MS Office, Shipping and proprietary software

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Move up to 75 lbs.
  • Stationary position 50% of the time
  • Moving 50% of the time
  • Frequently operate a keyboard
  • Frequently grasp, reach, bend, and stoop in narrow/confined spaces

Positions Reporting to This Position:

  • None

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


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