Browse available Pharmacy Technician Jobs. An individual who works directly under a licensed pharmacist is known as a pharmacy technician. Working under expert supervision, they perform like professional assistants who are willing to provide their help in every aspect. This makes it easier for a pharmacy to run more smoothly and accurately. They satisfy the main criteria of providing information and explaining medicines to patients. This is why; a proper training for this field is always preferred so that they can, later on, have a better knowledge about medicines and how they should be used.
When talking about medicines, it is imperative for customers to get a complete description with proper information about the dosage and usage of medicine. Pharmacy technicians are licensed to do the job of managing the medicines, explaining the prescription as well as informing about the details of the medication to customers and patients. They are hired to help with mixing, measuring, labeling the dosage of pills and making the entire working procedure much convenient for both, the pharmacist and patient or customer.
Pharmacy Technician job is an interesting mix of medicine knowledge and management skills. They not only have to explain medicines, but at the same time, need to take care of the placing, organizing and keeping a check on the stock details. They have to work in different locations and areas like – hospitals, communities, retails, etc. With time and experience, these technicians can be working for long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, computer software companies to keep updated with the list of medicine, third party insurance companies and government or vocational training jobs in the field of medicine.
Pharmacy Technician is a very responsible position that requires patience as well as a prompt and active nature to keep up with the needs and requirements of patients.
There are some other special responsibilities that a pharmacist technician has to perform such as:
To be eligible for this position, pharmacy technicians should pass the following criteria:
To become a pharmacy technician, one first needs to pass the entire eligibility criteria mentioned above. Along with that, they must possess the following skills to be more efficient:
This is a very lucrative job and also much in demand now. The annual salary of a pharmacy technician is around $29, 300. With experience and position, their salary tends to increase a lot. Like technicians who gets federal jobs or in hospitals, they get around $40,650 per annum.
These are all that you need to know about working as a Pharmacy Technician. So if you have the potential, then start applying today for this amazing job position and build a successful career.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Nashville, TN
Âˇ Independently prepares prescriptions (except controlled substances) for final check by pharmacist...
Full Time Permanent Employment $36,611-$47,589 per year Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
CVS | Tampa, FL
Responsible for the supervision of assigned functions that prepare and process medications. Also may prepare medications by measure, mix, count out, label and record amounts and dosages of IV or highl...
Full Time Regular Employment Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required. Category: Pharmacy Technician , Omnicare
HealthcareSource | St. Louis, MO
The Employee / Discharge Patient Pharmacy is structured as a retail pharmacy. The pharmacy technician is responsible for assisting the pharmacist in all dispensing functions in addition to delivering ...
Full Time Department: Employee / Discharge Patient Pharmacy Shift: Days Hours: 8 hour
Providence Health & Services | Hawthorne, CA
Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to work in our Providence Medical Institute Refill Center in Hawthorne and Torrance, CA...
Full Time Shift: Day
Houston Methodist | Sugar Land, TX
The Pharmacy Technician II is an experienced Pharmacy Technician who provides day-to-day comprehensive pharmacy services that range from routine to advanced functions. Responsibilities include but are...
Digital Media Communications | Beaumont, TX
As an Accredited Pharmacy and Phlebotomy Technician Training Academy, we offer one of the best Phlebotomy programs in all of Texas and our Pharmacy Tech Program is the best in Southeast Texas! Are you...
Johns Hopkins Health System | Baltimore, MD
Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, pharmacy technicians are responsible for a variety of duties to assist in the preparation and packaging of medi...
Geneva Woods, Inc. | Casper, WY
Valid State of Wyoming Certified Pharmacy Technician Registration; or ability to obtain a Pharmacy Technician-in-Training License...
Catholic Health Initiatives | Roseburg, OR
Check this great job opportunity, Pharmacy Technician - CPT, Varied in Roseburg, OR. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce | Blue Springs, MO
Check this great job opportunity, Now Hiring- Full Time Pharmacy Technician in Blue Springs, MO. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Parkland Health & Hospital System | Dallas, TX
Provides direct support to pharmacists and pharmacy staff in preparing orders, packaging and labeling, tracking inventory, maintaining records...
UnitedHealth Group | WALLINGFORD, CT
is the place for you. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide...
Full-time High School Diploma / GED 1+ years experience ...flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules...
State of Tennessee | Davidson, TN
This listing closes on 9/26/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $1,968.00 Monthly $23,616.00 Annually $23,616.00 Annually Department: MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
Kindred Healthcare | Louisville, KY
Check this great job opportunity, Pharmacy Technician Per Diem in Louisville, KY. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Pharmaceutical Science Biotech & Medical Jobs | Lake Ridge, VA
Remedi's IV pharmacy technician is responsible in assisting the IV Manager with the day-to-day operational needs of the Infusion department, adheres to the company’s quality and customer service stand...
Wegmans | Princeton, NJ
Responsible for moving and lifting an average weight range of 1-10 pounds with a maximum of 35 pounds rarely...
Cancer Treatment Centers of America | Philadelphia, PA
Assists pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient billing records. Works only under the supervision of a Pharmacist. Does not perfo...
Category: Nursing/Patient Care Department: Pharmacy-Tech
Kadlec Regional Medical Center | Richland, WA
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to join our growing Pharmacy team located in Richland, Washington!...
Full Time Shift: Variable
Kroger | Houston, TX
Provide exceptional customer service in a safe and clean environment to ensure the customer's return visit. We accomplish this in many ways including, but not limited to; treating our customers/employ...
Part Time Shift: Day; Evening
Lee Health | Fort Myers, FL
Assists the Pharmacist in the preparation, dispensing, distribution, and control of medications throughout the facility. All job duties shall be performed in accordance with all applicable State and F...
Full Time Department: RETAIL PHARMACY Shift: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM Schedule: Days