Pharmacy Technician Jobs

Pharmacy Technician Overview


Working as a Pharmacy Technician consists of more than simply counting pills under the direction of a pharmacist. These technicians perform a variety of other tasks, including customer service and clerical duties. Although Pharmacy Technicians often do work under the supervision of pharmacists to help them mix, measure and label pills and dosages, there is much more to the job than simply working behind the scenes as an assistant. Pharmacy Technicians are expected to interact with the public by greeting them, answering questions and assisting them with insurance and payment processing.

Pharmacy Technician Education Requirements


The minimum education requirement for Pharmacy Technician jobs is a high school diploma or equivalent. Because Pharmacy Technicians are expected to count and measure pills and operate a cash register, which may require making change, they should have knowledge of basic math and English skills. No experience is required to be a Pharmacy Technician as on-the-job training is typically provided. However, people with certification in pharmaceutical studies at a technical school or some degree of experience in the field might be given more preference for jobs than other candidates.

Pharmacy Technician Job Market


Because people are always in need of medications, the job market for Pharmacy Technicians has a positive outlook. Statistics project that there will be a 20 percent increase in the amount of Pharmacy Technicians employed from 2012 to 2022 as the health care industry expands. Other Pharmacy jobs in a pharmacy include being a Pharmacy Assistant.

Pharmacy Technician Salary


The median annual salary for a Pharmacy Technician is $29,320. Pharmacy Technicians who are employed at general medical and surgical hospitals, federal executive branches, colleges, universities, physicians' offices and outpatient care centers can expect to be on the higher end of the pay scale, earning as much as $40,650 annually. Additionally, those who have obtained certification as a Pharmacy Technician tend to earn more than those who merely possess a high school diploma.
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Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy – Orlando Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Pharmacy Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Florida Hospital Orlando Facility Profile Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South...
Pharmacy Technician III – Hospital Central Fill Pharmacy - Orlando Florida Hospital seeks to hire a Pharmacy Technician III who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Facility Profile Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care...
RX: Pharmacy Tech Flexible Per Diem Jobs Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Pharmacy Tech with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, l...
Pharmacy Technician & Pharmacy Driver Job Label:Pharmacy Technician/Pharmacy Driver If you are passionate about excellence in quality assurance, creating value-added activities to promote customer service, and improving coordination and communication, then we have a job for you! Arizona Home Care is making a difference in the lives of patients suffering from pain and diseases/conditions that are...
Description: Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquarte...
Wedgewood Pharmacy (Swedesboro NJ) has openings for full-time Customer Care Specialists in our Contact Center. These are full-time positions with hours from 11:30am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday along with working 1-2 Saturdays a month from 9am-5pm; positions will start in late January 2015. Responsibilities: •Working in a team environment handle inbound phone calls from Wedgewood’s customers ...
Long Term Care Pharmacy is looking for experienced Pharmacy Technicians to fill multiple positions in Data Entry and/or Customer Service. Various shifts and departmental placements are available. Must have Pharmacy Experience!! MUST be a registered Pharmacy Technician in the State of New Jersey. Previous Data Entry experience preferred. Long Term Care experience preferred. Previous Retail Phar...
Pharmacy SUMMARY Pharmacy Technician must be competent in assisting a licensed pharmacist in the preparation of prescriptions for Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric patients. Enters prescription information into the computer system (in a conditional status for pharmacist verification) and performs cashiering functions when needed. Performs restocking of automated dispensing systems and documents al...
Company Confidential New Hyde Park, NY, 11042
CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR POSITION Become a part of our staff and truly help others! Excellent Opportunity for a Pharmacy Tech or Certified Pharmacy Technician to continue their career with an Independent Specialty Pharmacy. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door at an innovative company. We prefer to promote from within, and have a great team oriented environment! - Except...
POSITION SUMMARY: The medical Records Technician maintains the pharmacy generated records used for charting purposes at long term care facilities serviced by Pharmacy. This includes physician order sheets (POS), medication administration records (MAR) treatment administration records (TAR), as well as other forms or reports. These requests are fulfilled per schedule and/or request. DUTIES AND RE...
A-Line Staffing is searching for Registered Pharmacy Technicians and Registered Pharmacy Technician Trainees to start work ASAP in Richardson, TX at an office type environment! Position Summary: The customer service representative, (CPhT registered with the TX State Board of Pharmacy) takes in-coming calls from members, providers, etc providing professional phone assistance to all callers through...
Pharmacy Technician Positions Available / Full Time and Part Time / Order Entry and Billing Departments Order Entry Technician Position Immediate need for an experienced Pharmacy Technician. The Pharmacy Technician will be working in a closed-door practice setting. Generation Pharmacy Group, LLC. Strong attention to detail and accuracy are important, as well as strong communication and client r...
We are a client oriented, veterinary hospital seeking a Veterinary Technician and a Pharmacy Technician. Our hospital is a leading edge facility with an extensive pharmacy, including a lab department, radiology, x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, surgery and physical therapy. The right candidate will be an up-beat, energetic individual with a passion for helping animals in a medical environment. Must b...
Cardinal Health , Inc. Houston, TX
Description JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Technician II (Medication Reconciliation Technician - Evenings) Health System Pharmacy - Houston, Texas At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities. Function: Pharmacy Operations ...
Rx Savings Solutions, the leader in transparency pricing tools, is looking for talented customer service representatives to join our team. We are strictly interested in individuals who possess retail or mail-order pharmacy experience and have excellent customer service skills. Come join this highly innovative healthcare company. Responsibilities: Answers incoming calls; assists customers with di...
JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Technician II (Medication Reconciliation Technician - Evenings) Health System Pharmacy - Houston, Texas At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities. Function: Pharmacy Operations Family: Heal...
Pharmacy Technician II Medication List Technician for Acute Care Services Pharmacy, Evening Shift, Monday - Friday with weekend rotation.High school or equivalent. Completion of a formal pharmacy technician training program with 1 year of pharmacy technician experience. Associate degree... http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Pharmacy-Technician-II-Medication-List-Technician---Acute-Care-Services-Pharmacy...
St. Vincent Hospital Sheboygan, WI, 53081
Department: Pharmacy Work Location: St. Nicholas Hospital - Sheboygan, WI Hours per pay period (2 weeks): 20 Shift: Varies Weekends: Rotating Duties: Under the direct supervision of the registered pharmacist, and according to state and federal laws, performs a variety of tasks according to policies and procedures. Knowledgeable of the generic and trade names, forms, doses and general pharmac...
Cardinal Health Guaynabo, PR
Description JOB TITLE: Technician II, Health System Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician- Night Shift) At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities. Function: Pharmacy Operations Family: Health System Pharmacy What He...
Pharmacy Supervisor – Pharmacy – Orlando - Nights Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Pharmacy Supervisor who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Florida Hospital Orlando Facility Profile Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean ...

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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacy Technician
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
25.8%
Bachelor's
22%
Certification
19.8%
Associates
13.6%
High School
10.1%
Vocational
4.3%
Master's
2.4%
(792 Respondents)
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