Pharmacy Technician Jobs


Pharmacy Technician Job Overview


Working under the supervision of a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians fill prescriptions in a hospital or other healthcare setting, or in a retail pharmacy. Pharmacy technician jobs also involve customer service tasks, such as taking payments, answering phones and processing insurance claims. In healthcare settings, pharmacy technician work may include giving patients medications.

Pharmacy Technician Education and Certification


Most pharmacy technician jobs require a high school diploma and in some cases, completion of a one-year certification program from a community college or vocational school. In some states, you need to be certified before you can work as a pharm tech.

Getting certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or the National Healthcareer Association will improve your chances of landing pharmacy technician employment.

Pharmacy Technician Job Market


The number of pharmacy technician job opportunities will increase 32 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is much faster than most jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. That growth will be fueled by increased demand for prescription drugs coming from aging Baby Boomers and an increase in the number of prescription drugs available to consumers.

Pharmacy Technician Salaries


The median pharmacy technician salary in 2011 was $28,940, the BLS reports. The top 10 percent earned a median of $41,880.
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IMMEDIATE HIRE OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PHARMACY TECHNICIANS living in South Florida.Be part of a growing organization that is compassionate to the geriatric population. Here you can thrive in a culture that promotes trust, accountability and values the opinions of its employees. The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for pharmacy care coordination with ongoing infusion and process prescriptions u...
IMMEDIATE HIRE OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PHARMACY TECHNICIANS living in South Florida.Be part of a growing organization that is compassionate to the geriatric population. Here you can thrive in a culture that promotes trust, accountability and values the opinions of its employees. The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for pharmacy care coordination with ongoing infusion and process prescriptions u...
Are you ready to INSPIRE? Are you ready to CHANGE LIVES? Are you ready to MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT? THEN JOIN THE ANTHEM EDUCATION GROUP AND START MAKING A DIFFERENCE TODAY! Anthem Education has been dedicated to making a difference in our students’ lives for over 100 years and is committed to providing the next generation with the skills necessary to be successful in there career. Our history of co...
Company Confidential Livonia, MI, 48150
3 Different positions available 1) Filling Techs For Long Term Care Pharmacy In Livonia, entry level position, will train, pay commiserate with experience. 2) Pharmacy Technician with Long Term Care Experience needed in Livonia 3) Patient Care Coordinators with Customer Service experience needed for Specialty Pharmacy Job Purpose: Duties: * Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical s...
Company Confidential Astoria, NY, 11102
Community pharmacy in Astoria, NY is looking to hire a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work full time with our growing team. Candidates must be certified, flexible, highly professional, responsible, possess excellent customer service and computer skills. Minimum 3 years experience required, Spanish or Greek speaking a plus. Compensation based on experience. For immediate consideration, please ema...
Job Description: Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for a Licensed Pharmacy Technician (Mail Order Pharmacy) in Carlsbad, CA. This position is a temporary to hire job opportunity. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now! Description: Fulfill customer orders. Inventory. Receiving. Packing. Shipping Duties: - Pharmacy General knowledge of medical termin...
Full-Time Pharmacy Technician Springwoods Behavioral Health Fayetteville, AR Description: As a pharmacy technician at Springwoods Behavioral Health, you will assist in various pharmacy activities under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Your responsibilities will include preparing, delivering, and restocking medications; procuring drugs; and billing. You will carry out your job duties accor...
Position Title: Pharmacy Technician Position Summary: Under general supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and in accordance with standard departmental procedures, prepare medications for patient consumption. Superior customer service skills and phone etiquette required. Responsibilities/Duties: Perform duties assigned by a licensed pharmacist. Areas of work are checked routinely for maintenance of...
AlixaRx is a national long-term care pharmacy organization that has both Full and Part-Time Closed Door Pharmacy opportunities immediately available. Our mission is to deliver pharmacy services for post-acute care medical settings that Restore Health, Improve Patient Outcomes and Provide Cost-Effective, Accessible Healthcare Solutions. AlixaRx has a new approach to pharmacy services that incorpora...
AlixaRx is a national long-term care pharmacy organization that has both Full and Part-Time Closed Door Pharmacy opportunities immediately available. Our mission is to deliver pharmacy services for post-acute care medical settings that Restore Health, Improve Patient Outcomes and Provide Cost-Effective, Accessible Healthcare Solutions. AlixaRx has a new approach to pharmacy services that incorpora...
Graduation from a Pharmacy Technician program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), OR certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). A minimum of 12 months of full-time experience within the last 36 months as a pharmacy technician. Perform a full range of pharmacy technician procedures. Perform pharmaceutical dispensing duties including fill...
Description IV Admixture Repackaging Pyxis Charging Unit Inspections Basic Technical Duties This per diem position works a rotating shift as needed. Qualifications Requires registration with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and high school diploma or GED Prefer certified technician with previous pharmacy experience...
Judge Healthcare is actively seeking a Certified Pharmacy Technician for apremier healthcare clientin the Tucson-Phoenix area. This job will have the following responsibilities: The pharmacy technician will be responsible for opening, counting, bar-coding and profiling incoming mail. Scanning profiles, correspondence and prescriptions and then file. Will also pull hard copy scripts to return to th...
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill over 50 Pharmacy Tech Positions in Mount Prospect, Illinois. These Pharmacy Tech positions are going to be Monday - Friday any 8 hour shift between 8am - 8pm. These Pharmacy Tech positions will be compensated at anywhere from $13.00 - 15.96 Per Hour depending on which position they will perform. If you are very interested in this position and have read all the de...
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill over 50 Pharmacy Tech Positions in Mount Prospect, Illinois. These Pharmacy Tech positions are going to be Monday - Friday any 8 hour shift between 8am - 8pm. These Pharmacy Tech positions will be compensated at anywhere from $13.00 - 15.96 Per Hour depending on which position they will perform. If you are very interested in this position and have read all the de...
A-Line Staffing is looking for Pharmacy Tech's over in Pittsburgh, PA. These Pharmacy Tech's will work Monday - Friday with a 8 hour shift between 7a-7p. Also is a shift with Overtime available in which you would be paid time and a half. These Pharmacy Tech's will be compensated at anywhere from $12.00 - 13.00 Per Hour. These Pharmacy Tech's have a great chance to get in with a big time company. I...
Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Division: SMS - Molecular Imaging Location: OH - Cincinnati Req ID: 130229 Position Title: Lab/Pharmacy Technician 3 Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Siemens’ Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a leader...
PERRY MEMORIAL Join our team in our efforts to provide compassionate and quality healthcare to the people of Princeton and the surrounding communities! Pharmacy Technician: Part-time days and weekends, license required Registered Nurse Position: Surgery Department- Part time days Medical Rehabilitation Department: Speech Language Therapist As needed basis Occupational Therapist/Certified Occupatio...
JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Technician STATUS: Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Pharmacist GENERAL: Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist compounds sterile intravenous admixture solutions. Receives and verifies batch supplies and enters data into batch records. Must meet state registration requirements. RESPONSIBLITIES: Prepares sterile intravenous admixture compounds under the direction of a regi...
Job ID: 24031 Date Posted: 04/10/2014 Location: Yawkey Center for Cancer Care Job Family: Pharmacy Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular FLSA Status: Nonexempt Overview High School Diploma, Pharmacy tech experience in hospital setting or IV admixture experience, certified pharmacy technician. Registered pharmacy technician This position will require travel to our satellite locations...
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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacy Technician
(1287 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
25.9%
Bachelor's
22%
Certification
19.8%
Associates
13.6%
High School
10%
Vocational
4.3%
Master's
2.4%
(788 Respondents)
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