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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LHC Group Lafayette, LA
Job Description Pharmacy Technician - Evening and weekend shifts. 12:30pm- 9pm Rotation through all work areas of the pharmacy. Transporting medications, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to hospitals. Filling patient medication cassettes. Preparing medications and supplies for dispensing. Preparing inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom,...
Nemours Foundation Orlando, FL, 32801
Nemours is seeking a Pharmacy Technician to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida. Nemours Children’s Hospital is part of a multi-specialty group practice that provides pediatric care for children and adolescents with chronic or complex medical conditions in Florida, Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Nemours, we take a whole-child approach to children’s health care...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician Registered(Job Number: 01356-5376) Work Location: United States-Florida-Miami-Kendall Regional Medical Center - Kendall Schedule: PRN/Per Diem Description Registered Pharmacy Technician- PRN, 0.1 Facility Description: Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 417-bed, full-service hospital providing 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, burn, surgical, behavi...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician/ FT(Job Number: 01331-2331) Work Location: United States-Florida-West Palm Beach-West Palm Hospital - formerly Columbia Hospital Schedule: Full-time Description Following physicians' orders, the Pharmacy Tech assists pharmacists by filling routine orders for unit does and prepackaged pharmaceutical dispenses medications. Position tasks and responsibilities ...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician Registered(Job Number: 01356-5375) Work Location: United States-Florida-Miami-Kendall Regional Medical Center - Kendall Schedule: Full-time Description Registered Pharmacy Technician, Full Time, 0.8 Facility Description: Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 417-bed, full-service hospital providing 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, burn, surgical, beh...
Overview: As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, res...
Patient Case Coordinator (Pharm. Tech) - This is a temp position w/extension possibility... Work Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Responsibilities: Responsible for customer service and case management Answers basic clinical and program inquiries. Coordinates access to therapies through the patient's healthcare providers. Schedules and conducts appropriate follow-up based on each patient's situation....
A-line Staffing is looking for Pharmacy Tech's over in Richardson, Texas! This is a Great opportunity for an experienced Pharmacy Tech to join an innovative and fast growing Company that values teamwork, integrity, and respect for colleagues and customers. This position will take in-coming calls from members, providers, etc providing professional phone assistance to all callers throughout the cr...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician/ FT/ 1P-9:30P OR 2P-10:30P(Job Number: 00477-4922) Work Location: United States-Florida-Loxahatchee-Palms West Hospital - Palm Beach Schedule: Full-time Description High school diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Current State of Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration required or State of Florida Pharmacy Int...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Pharmacy Technician in Melbourne, FL. Earn $12.00 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Job Description: Pharmacy staff member who works under the direct supervision of the pharmac...
Description PHARMACY TECH The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacists in the daily activities of the pharmacy. Duties include cart fill, stock replenishment, purchasing, IV mixture, hourly deliveries, and interactions with other departments. All technician functions are under the supervision of a Florida licensed pharmacist and in accordance with state and federal law. Qualifications Minim...
DescriptionDes Peres Hospital is currently seek and Pharmacy Technician as needed who is responsible for assisting the pharmacist in carrying out the duties of running a hospital pharmacy, only performing those duties permitted by law. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent. LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Pharmacy Technician or Intern Registration ( or applicati...
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX Pharmacy Technician II The Woman"s Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state"s premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women’s health services and...
Pharmacy Technician - PRN Job Summary The PRN Pharmacy Technician is responsible for preparing orders to be checked by the Pharmacist, compounding medications in the lab under the direct supervision of the Lead Compounding Pharmacist, and/or providing back-up support as a Customer Service Pharmacy Technician. This position is a part time, “on-call/PRN” position. The employee will be asked to wor...
Patient Case Coordinator (Pharm. Tech) - This is a temp position w/extension possibility... Responsibilities: Responsible for customer service and case management Answers basic clinical and program inquiries. Coordinates access to therapies through the patient's healthcare providers. Schedules and conducts appropriate follow-up based on each patient's situation. Facilitates access to appropr...
Pharmacy Technician / Customer Service Representative Job Summary This Technician is responsible for placing/receiving phone calls for the pharmacy under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. This includes, but is not limited to: receiving and placing patient orders, prescription interpretation and data entry, as well as offering excellent customer service to our patients and Physicians. Pos...
Pharmacy Technicians Compounding & Clean Room Job Summary Immediate openings for Full Time licensed Pharmacy Technicians at compounding pharmacy in North Salt Lake. Available positions include Compounding and Clean Room. Position Functions: Review order list and create daily workload, identify “Add-on” orders and add them to workload while matching compounded products against outgoing orders....
Title: Pharmacy Technician Location: 530 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN 37228 Duration: 6+ months Assignment Work Hours: Must be willing to work various shifts including overtime as required. Main Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 8:00AM to 9:00 PM (EST) Saturday 8:00-4:30pm (EST) Job Responsibilities: · Making outbound calls to our providers to notify them of 2015 formulary changes in h...

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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacy Technician
(1293 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
25.8%
Bachelor's
21.9%
Certification
19.8%
Associates
13.7%
High School
10.1%
Vocational
4.3%
Master's
2.4%
(791 Respondents)
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