Pharmacy Technician

About the job: A pharmacy technician is a healthcare professional who works in a pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Their main role is to assist the pharmacist in dispensing medications and providing healthcare products to patients.

What will you do: Some of the responsibilities of a pharmacy technician include:

  • Receiving and processing prescription orders from patients and healthcare providers
  • Preparing medications and ensuring that they are properly labeled and packaged
  • Managing inventory and ordering supplies
  • Communicating with patients and healthcare providers about medication instructions and potential side effects
  • Processing insurance claims and maintaining patient records

How to become Pharmacy Technician: Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate’s degree.

Job skills/requirements:

  • Pharmacy technicians must have good communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organizational abilities.
  • They must also be knowledgeable about medications and healthcare products, as well as the laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy.

Industry: Health & Counseling

Minimum age: Generally 16+

Expected wage: $17.66 hourly

Similar name: Accredited Pharmacy Technician, Certified Pharmacy Technician

Related jobs: Pharmacy Aides, Medical Assistants

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Most Hiring Pharmacy Technician

Companies that mostly hire Pharmacy Technician are:

CVS Health

CVS Health

Health Care Services & Hospitals
company

Kroger Stores

 
Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
King Soopers

King Soopers

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Memorial Hermann Health System

Memorial Hermann Health System

Health Care Services & Hospitals
Wegmans Food Markets

Wegmans Food Markets

Grocery Stores
Kroger

Kroger

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Safeway

Safeway

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

Pharmacy Technician Jobs for Teens

215 jobs found

Pharmacy Technician II

Tufts Medicine - Melrose, MA

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Certified Pharmacy Technician II - Per Diem

Tufts Medicine - Melrose, MA

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Pharmacy Technician

Great Plains Health - North Platte, NE

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1 month ago

Inpatient Pharmacy Technician (.01)

Billings Clinic - Billings, MT

, annually. Pharmacy Technician Certified High school graduate or equivalent and be at least 18 years old Current Montana... every two years Certified Pharmacy Technician is responsible to maintain a Billings Clinic file that contains...

1 month ago

Pharmacy Technician

Great Plains Health - North Platte, NE

Must be at least 18 years old. Active registration, in good standing, with the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician prior... to start date. Pharmacy Technician Certification will be required within one year of original registration with on-site...

1 month ago

Lead Pharmacy Technician

Curaleaf - Hartford, CT

and Inspire. Commit to Win. ONE Curaleaf. Driven to Deliver Excellence. Lead Pharmacy Technician Type of Work: Full-Time... Do: As a Lead Pharmacy Technician, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that each Curaleaf member receives outstanding service...
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1 month ago

Pharmacy Technician

Great Plains Health - North Platte, NE

Must be at least 18 years old. Active registration, in good standing, with the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician prior... to start date. Pharmacy Technician Certification will be required within one year of original registration with on-site...

2 months ago

Pharmacy Technician 1

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description: Job Title : Pharmacy Technician 1 Job Summary : Under close supervision, fills routine orders... for unit doses and prepackaged pharmaceuticals. The Pharmacy Technician counts, packages and labels unit doses for inspection...

2 months ago

Pharmacy Technician 1 PRN Premium

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Baton Rouge, LA

and exhibits a passion for the Mission, Vision and Values according to the Department of Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder... years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance and excellent...

2 months ago

Pharmacy Technician 2

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description: Job Title : Pharmacy Technician 2 Job Summary : The Pharmacy Technician 2, under direct supervision... Successful passing of the National Pharmacy Technician exam and State Pharmacy Certification Job Function : * Workflow and Operations...

3 months ago