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Pharmacy Technician

at Parata Systems

Pay: up to $15/hour
$15+ per hour (depending on experience)
Posted: 7/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1105861

Job Description

  • Service Optimization
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • $15+ per hour (depending on experience)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

If you require an accommodation for the application process, please email Jobs@parata.comDo NOT send your resume to this address.  You MUST fill out an online application to be considered for this job.



Parata's pharmacy technicians work in a laboratory environment where they manage a medication inventory and work with  canisters and drug cells that are used in our automation products.  The pharmacy technician will be responsible for pill classification processes, maintenance of drug image database, resolution of field counting issues, and specifications for counting automation. Additionally, the pharmacy technician will address counting issues and concerns with Engineering, Customer Care, and Manufacturing. Occasional contact with our customers will be required.


  • Support requests for pill classification from multiple sources, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Customer Care, and Parata's customer base
  • Accountable for drug supplies and Parata-owned equipment
  • Lab-test drug samples across all Parata automation
  • Troubleshoot difficult-to-count pills
  • Communicate with other departments on drug classifications
  • Obtain drug sample requests from manufacturers, wholesalers, and customers
  • Maintain drug records within Parata's drug database
  • Maintain drug inventory per DEA regulations and conduct monthly inventory of controlled products
  • Make clear and concise image of all new drugs and drug-related products for Parata's drug database


  • Minimum of 2 years of pharmacy experience desired. Associates degree in Pharmacy Technology preferred.
  • Pharmacy technician certification a plus
  • Experience with Parata automation a plus
  • Database management experience is helpful
  • Must possess a working knowledge of pharmaceuticals including: brand names, generic names, manufacturers, distributors, and NDC/UPC labeler codes and formats


  • Good organizational skills with the ability to record and document processes and results for classification of drugs
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Solid computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word), product life-cycle management system, and photo editing software is a must
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand the working characteristics of all Parata counting equipment and apply this knowledge to troubleshoot and ensure counting accuracy according to Parata's standards
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers, scales, and similar measuring equipment
  • Must work with a high degree of accuracy. Errors could result in critical customer impact.


Parata is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status.