Friday, December 8th Family Health Centers locations will open at 12:00pm.


Pharmacy Technician

Our employees are dedicated to a common goal – providing the highest quality care to our patients.  The Family Health Centers opened its doors in 1976 as part of the national Community Health Center movement dedicated to providing excellent primary and preventive health care to all, regardless of ability to pay.  We serve the working poor, the uninsured, those experiencing homelessness, refugees and immigrants, and anyone seeking affordable, high quality health care.

Job Overview

At Family Health Centers, we work hard because our patients deserve the best. FHC is currently seeking go-getters with a positive attitudes for the position of Pharmacy Technician I. The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing technical tasks required to receive, process, price and fill prescriptions for the patients of Family Health Centers (FHC).  Pharmacy Technician provides front line access to the pharmacy for patients and is responsible for providing accurate pharmacy data to the pharmacists, billing department, and patients. Examples of work responsibilities in this position include:

  • Receives prescriptions from patients and providers.
  • Assists pharmacist(s) in filling prescriptions by counting tablets, pouring liquids and preparing medications for dispensing.
  • Enters prescription information into and interprets data from the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
  • Communicates with patients, providers, other health care personnel and authorized outside agencies regarding prescription information.
  • Provides accurate times to patients for when their prescriptions will be ready.
  • Maintains pharmacy records, reference texts, and other files as required by pharmacy and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Assists in completion of all billing activities.
  • Processes prescription claims through insurance companies.
  • Receives and processes cash, check, and credit card payments.
  • Maintains appropriate stock levels within work area.
  • Checks expiration dates on pharmacy inventory and promptly notifies pharmacist of any outdated drugs and/or supplies.
  • Serves as cashier and prepares money deposits and end-of-day cashier reports.
  • Completes daily “return to stock” reports.
  • Participates in quality improvement/quality control activities.
  • Refers problems or situations requiring professional judgment to a pharmacist.

Job Requirements

High school graduation or its equivalent.

Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Technician OR One year of experience in a healthcare setting working with prescription drugs and other medications.

Must obtain a Pharmacy Technician certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) prior to the end of the probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment at FHC.

Must be registered with the KY Board of Pharmacy and maintain registration throughout employment.

Or An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted, as determined applicable by Civil Service.


Family Health Centers is a family friendly work environment. Unlike other health care systems, there are no 3rd shifts, Sunday or holiday hours you must work.  FHC also provides rich benefits to our employees; the employee benefit package at FHC is valued at approximately 45% of an employee’s annual salary.  In addition to health insurance, Kentucky State Retirement System, staff receive up to 10 paid sick leave days, 12 days of vacation in their first year and up to 22 days, ten paid holidays and a bonus floating holiday to be used anytime in the year. 

Why Work at FHC?


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