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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Pharmacy Technician in Santa Rosa, California

We are seeking an experienced, Licensed Pharmacy Technician to join our awesome, fun-loving Emergency/Specialty Veterinary team.

In this position, your duties will include:

  • Obtain prescription authorization from doctors

  • Fill prescriptions

  • Help health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests.

  • Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.

  • Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Take information from clients regarding rx needs

  • Ensure that all paperwork is properly filled out

  • Perform clerical duties related to the department

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, pet discounts, CE allowance, 401k and more.

Click this link to watch a short video about VCA PetCare East and our amazing team:

If you are interested in starting or continuing your career in a well-established, well-respected emergency and specialty referral center you can call home, then we would love to hear from you.

Compensation: $20.00 - $23.00 per hour


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

  • 4x10

  • 8 hour shift

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at