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

 
Memorial Hermann Health System

Memorial Hermann Health System

Health Care Services & Hospitals
Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
King Soopers

King Soopers

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
company

Winn-Dixie Pharmacy

 
company

HEB

 
Kroger

Kroger

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Wegmans Food Markets

Wegmans Food Markets

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

Pharmacy Technician Jobs for Teens

506 jobs found

Pharmacy Technician 2 PRN Premium

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Gonzales, LA

of others. The Technician II will only perform activities that are in compliance with the LA Board of Pharmacy. Responsibilities... of the National Pharmacy Technician exam and State Pharmacy Technician Certification About Us: The Franciscan...

3 days ago

Pharmacy Assistant/Technician (In Patient)

Cayuga Health System - Ithaca, NY

and Experience: Experience - 2-3 years pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Location and Travel.... Must be at least 18 years old Demonstrates flexibility in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above Certification...
$19.23 - 24.04 per hour

4 days ago

Pharmacy Assistant/Technician (In Patient)

Cayuga Health System - Ithaca, NY

and Experience: Experience - 2-3 years pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Location and Travel.... Must be at least 18 years old Demonstrates flexibility in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above Certification...
$19 - 21 per hour

4 days ago

Pharmacy Assistant/Technician

Cayuga Health System - Ithaca, NY

and Experience: Experience - 2-3 years pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Location and Travel.... Must be at least 18 years old Demonstrates flexibility in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above Certification...
$19 - 21 per hour

4 days ago

Pharmacy Technician 1

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

Pharmacy Technician counts, packages and labels unit doses for inspection by pharmacist and fills routine orders for non... and exhibits a passion for the Mission, Vision and Values according to the Department of Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder...

5 days ago

Pharmacy Technician II

MelroseWakefield Healthcare - Melrose, MA

(or other Board-approved entity) certified. Must be at least 18 years old. EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in a hospital pharmacy... which awards such degree or certificate. A pharmacy technician currently licensed by the Board of Pharmacy who is PTCB...

8 days ago

Infusion Pharmacy Technician - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV

Technician license in the state of Nevada 2+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience Intermediate level of proficiency... Must be at least 18 years old Preferred Qualifications: Pharmacy/prescription data entry experience For more information...
$16 - 28.27 per hour

11 days ago

Infusion Pharmacy Technician - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV

Technician license in the state of Nevada 2+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience Intermediate level of proficiency... Must be at least 18 years old Preferred Qualifications: Pharmacy/prescription data entry experience **PLEASE NOTE** The sign...
$16 - 28.27 per hour

11 days ago

Inpatient Pharmacy Technician (.5) - Certified or Non-Certified

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...

11 days ago

Inpatient Pharmacy Technician (certified or non-certified)

Billings Clinic - Billings, MT

re-designation process happens every four years. to learn more! Inpatient Pharmacy Technician (certified or non... and payment of the appropriate fee every two years Certified Pharmacy Technician is responsible to maintain a Billings Clinic...

11 days ago