Pharmacy Technician at Walgreens (Full-time)
Are you a young adult that's interested in a career in healthcare, but are unsure of where to begin? Ideally, you'd like to join an organization with career development support as well as opportunities for advancement to managerial positions and beyond.
Walgreens is offering just that - an opportunity to begin your career trajectory in the healthcare field by providing you with the necessary training and certification to advance within the organization, offering great flexibility for personal and professional growth. To top it off, you'll receive your Associate's degree at no cost to you .
Read below to learn more about starting your career path to success:
Program Overview: Walgreens Management & Associates Degree Program
A part of Beyond the Diploma, a Skills for Chicagoland's Future initiative focused on Chicago's young adult job seekers, this program gives 18-26-year-olds the opportunity to work full-time at Walgreens while pursuing their Associate's degree at Harold Washington College at no cost to them .
Upon completion of the two-year program, participants are ready for long-term success at Walgreens and will continue their career path into store management and beyond!
Working at Walgreens:
As a Pharmacy Technician, you will...
- Interact with our customers and develop strong patient relationships
- Greet customers and patients and offer them assistance
- Resolve customer issues
- Handle telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians.
- Process (corrects and resubmits) manual claims for third party program prescription services in a timely and efficient manner, and performs other clerical duties, as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager.
- Assist and support Pharmacy Department on inventory management activities
- Maintain knowledge of Company asset protection techniques, and files claims for warehouse overages (merchandise received, but not billed), shortages (merchandise billed, but not received), order errors or damaged goods involving Rx drugs.
- Assist pharmacist in administering clinical services including the collection and proper labeling of blood/urine samples from patients and other clinical services as required; assists pharmacy staff in coordination of clinical services, Walgreens healthcare clinics and external providers.
- Assist Pharmacy Manager and Staff Pharmacist in developing and maintaining good relationships with the local medical community, including physicians, nurses, and other health care providers, by medical provider detailing and outreach to health groups, retirement homes, nursing homes, and other forums for enhancing growth opportunities.
Our pharmacy technician positions have undergone an exciting transformation, moving from a transaction-based environment to a much more patient-centric one. As a Walgreens pharmacy technician, you'll be front and center - interacting with our customers and developing strong patient relationships. Pharmacy is the core of our business, and our pharmacy technicians enjoy all the tools and support - including the latest technology - to grow their careers and reach their goals.
Training & Personal Development Opportunities:
- Internal management certifications
- PTCB certification program
- Maintains knowledge and skills healthcare and pharmacy
- Health/Dental/Vision Coverage
- Employee discount
- Flexible hours
- Holidays, Nights, Weekends
Attending Harold Washington College:
Harold Washington College is a City College of Chicago conveniently located in downtown Chicago . Participants will work towards an Associate's degree at no cost to them - Walgreens will cover tuition, books, and transportation expenses.
The Process: I'm interested, what do I do now?
- Apply through Skills for Chicagoland's Future (Skills).
- Skills will then guide qualified applicants through various enrollment and application processes.
If you're interested in this life-changing program, click 'Apply' below!
Program participants will receive support and resources throughout the program from mentors and guidance staff. Additionally, program participants will be interacting with each other and operating as a cohort, providing peer relationships and team building.
- High school diploma/GED
- City of Chicago resident
- Qualified to pursue Harold Washington College's associate degree program
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
For more information about Skills for Chicagoland's Future, and to view additional roles Skills is currently placing unemployed/underemployed job seekers into, visit www.scfjobs.com .
Give yourself a competitive advantage by applying to this role through Skills for Chicagoland's Future (Skills). Skills is a nonprofit organization that partners with organizations across the Chicagoland area to place unemployed and underemployed job seekers with employers that are committed to hiring talent through Skills.
Why utilize Skills for Chicagoland's Future as one of your job search sources?
Skills is your advocate with the hiring company throughout the hiring process. Any job seeker who Skills determines is a match for the role is interviewed by a member of Skills' Talent Acquisition Team and provided with additional insights into the role. Additionally, Skills is free for job seekers