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Pharmacy Technician I

Pharmacy Technician I

Requisition ID 
Position Type 
Full Time
Days, Holidays, Weekends
Pharmacy-Acute Care
US-AR-Fort Smith

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in the procurement, storage, preparation and delivery of medications. The work involves safe medication handling, abiding by Arkansas Pharmacy Board and Arkansas Department of Health regulations and promotion of medication safety to ensure our patients receive Mercy Signature Service. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalency

  • Licensure: Arkansas Pharmacy Board Technician Registration

  • Experience: Prior pharmacy technician experience desired but not a prerequisite.

  • Certifications:Obtain National Technician Certification within 12 months.

  • Other: Must pass the Pre-hire math test

    Effectively communicates using the English language
    Signed off in the following Mercy Hospital Fort Smith Pharmacy areas within 3 months:

    • Policies/attendance-job expectations
    • Front Counter/Carousel
    • Omnicell/Automated Dispensing Cabinets
    • Vault
    • Ordering
    • Packaging


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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