CVS Health is looking to hire about 300 people throughout Arizona as it gears up for flu season and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The positions are seasonal and for part-time and full-time licensed pharmacy technicians at CVS pharmacy locations. Some seasonal workers may have the chance to apply or be promoted to permanent roles, a news release said.
“Additional team members typically are needed every fall flu season,” said CVS Pharmacy Region Director Tobin Zdarko. “However, we are estimating a much greater need for pharmacy technicians this year given the anticipated rise in demand for flu shots and other immunizations, along with the continued presence of COVID-19 in the community.”
Working under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, pharmacy technicians process prescriptions, dispense medications, provide information to customers or health professionals and perform administrative tasks.
They also administer COVID-19 testing at CVS Pharmacy’s 93 drive-thru testing sites across Arizona.
The influx of new jobs comes at a time of record-high unemployment rates across Arizona and nationwide due to the coronavirus.
Tucson is home to more than two dozen CVS locations.
To be considered, applicants must have a technician in training license. This certification is valid for up to three years, by which time the trainee is required to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam to remain a technician.
For more information, go to cvs.jobs.
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