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 | Washington, DC
Processing, filling and distributing outpatient prescriptions for non-scheduled federal legend drugs and medical devices, over the counter products and supply items and distributing scheduled federal ...
Part Time Standard Employment Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Houston Methodist | San Jacinto, 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...
Full Time Shift: NIGHT Hours: Days vary
State of South Carolina | Columbia, SC
This listing closes on 6/22/2018 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $23,992.00 - $30,980.00 Annually Phone: (803) 896-5300
CVS | Conyers, GA
Omnicare, a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health, provides comprehensive pharmaceutical services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the United States. Due to the rapidly growing...
Category: Omnicare|Pharmacy Technician
Walgreens | Dorchester, MA
Prefer to have prior work experience with Walgreens. And Walgreens service traits (e.g., offering help proactively, identifying needs, servicing until satisfied...
six months experience Requires willingness to work flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours
RPh on the Go | New Orleans, LA 70114
RPh on the Go has an immediate opening for a Pharmacy Technician at a hospital inpatient pharmacy in the New Orleans, Louisiana area...
Full Time Temporary Employment 1-2 years experience Rotating shifts ...pharmacy experience working with a variety of IVs
Aureus Medical Group | New Orleans, LA
State License-Pharmacy Technician-Louisiana. Take a bike ride along the Mississippi River, look for alligators on a swamp tour, listen to live jazz music, and indulge in incredibly diverse cuisine. Th...
Equity Staffing Group | Columbus, OH
Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Beverly Hills, CA
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to en...
Regular Employment Category: Allied Health/Clinical Shift: 8hr Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Providence Health & Services | Everett, WA
Providence is calling an Pharmacy Technician (0.5 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Preop Care at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA...
Part Time ASAP Start Shift: Variable
Stanford Children's Health | Palo Alto, CA
Prepares, packages, compounds and labels non-sterile drug products for specific patients with appropriate final pharmacist checks...
Part Time High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Harris Teeter | Fuquay-Varina, NC
Every associate represents Harris Teeter to our customers and the public. Harris Teeter will provide training to all associates who have extensive customer...
Part Time High School Diploma or GED required Associate Level Associates must be at least 18 years of age
Banner Health | Mesa, AZ
Requires (or eligible for) pharmacy technician licensure in the state of practice (where applicable) and/or technician certification. Come enjoy great challenges and build both your knowledge of the f...
3 years experience
Hy-Vee | Burlington, IA
Working towards a licensed technician certification through a certified national program. Must be able to handle multiple tasks (filling scripts, answering telephone, waiting on customers, etc.). Answ...
High school diploma or equivalent Exempt
Kroger | Proctorville, OH 45669
Jobs at Kroger:. Careers with The Kroger Co. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose:. Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve...
Part Time High School education or equivalent Seasonal, Exempt 1 year experience flexible schedules
Meijer | Jackson, MI
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Pharmacy Technician. The position must practice the profession of pharmacy in an environment that by philosophy and policy...
Fred Meyer | Happy Valley, OR 97086
Pharmacy Technician Certificate or state license, if required by state of employment (i.e. Handle calls to and from the physician's office dealing with profile information where no interpretation is r...
Part Time High School Diploma or GED Exempt one year experience Minimum 18 years of age flexible schedules
Rite Aid | Defiance, OH
Administer Rite Aid programs including:. Successfully complete the Rite Aid Pharmacy Technician Training & Certification Program...
Part Time High School Diploma or GED Associate Level
McKesson | Irving, TX
1+ years of pharmacy operations experience (Please note that specific business units minimum years of experience may be different, and may require pharmacy certification depending on state law). Recei...
Full Time 1+ years experience
King Soopers | Louisville, CO 80027
Possess and maintain national pharmacy technician certification. Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold ...
Part Time High school education or equivalent or High School Diploma/GED Desired Exempt Must be 18 years of age or older