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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GLC Associates St Petersburg, FL
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume »See other jobs at this company»Learn More about GLC HealthcarePrint»Save»Email Job Overview Company: GLC Associates Base Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 /Hour Other Pay: N/A Employee Type: Full-Time Industry: Pharmaceutical Healthcare - Health Services Manage Others: Not Specified Job Type: Health Care Customer Service Pharmaceutical Required...
GLC HEALTHCARE Houston, TX
Job Description: Certifed Pharmacy Technician GLC Healthcare – Glendale, AZ Certified Pharmacy Technician Our client is seeking a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work at a National Mail Order Pharmacy located in Glendale, AZ. To be considered for this opportunity you must have a current, unrestricted clinical license(s) to practice as a Pharmacy Technician from the Board of Pharmacy. Job Res...
GLC Associates St Petersburg, FL
Job Description GLC Healthcare is among the nation’s leading placement firms and we are seeking a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work at a leading Mail Order, PBM Pharmacy Corporation in St. Petersburg, FL! Overview of the Pharmacy: Leading provider of specialty pharmacy services, improving care for patients through behavioral and clinical expertise Provides a work environment that attracts ...
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, OH
Pharmacy Technician Lead / Pharmacy Technician The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus High school diploma, PTCB certification, 5 years of total relevant health care experience, 2 previous years in the OSUMC Department of Pharmacy desired, previous 2 annual reviews must be a rating of achieves or higher, strong science background, knowledge of the metric system and good math s...
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume Pharmacy Technician / Certified Pharmacy Technician Medix Mount Prospect , IL Posted : 8/13/2014 JOB DESCRIPTION Pharmacy Technician / Certified Pharmacy Technician The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for: Overall coordination and processing of new patient medication orders and reorders Translating and entering new or refill prescri...
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 Intern...
SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to ...
Certified Pharmacy Technician McFarland Pharmacy A Leading Long Term Care Pharmacy headquartered in Morristown, has an immediate opening for a Certified Pharmacy Tech. 2- 3 years of pharmacy experience working with QS1 operating system preferred. This position will work in the Tennova North location....
Job Description Pharmacy Technician - Full-time(Job Number:02873-5495) Work Location:United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach 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 include: Counts, ...
CasePro is a Federal Contracting Employer that provides medical services to the United States Navy. We currently have an opening for a Pharmacy Technician to join our staff at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Washington. Requirements: · Possess a minimum of 12 continuous months in the last 36 months as a Pharmacy Technician · Be a graduate from a Pharmacy Technician program accredited by the Am...
General duties: Provide prompt, courteous and knowledgeable customer service. Assist the pharmacist in maintaining the clean/orderly appearance of the pharmacy area. Assist the pharmacist in filling prescription orders in compliance with federal and state laws and store policies and procedures. Answer the phone and refer request made by physicians, customers, etc. Confirm completeness of pati...
Certified Bilingual Pharmacy Technician Davila Pharmacy Inc is currently seeking an experienced Certified Bilingual Pharmacy Technician to join their team in San Antonio, TX. Job Responsibilities: Receives prescription information and process accurately Verifies insurance coverage Fills prescriptions Answers phones and responds to questions and requests from patients and other health care pr...
WE WANT YOU! Excellent Pharmacy Technician Opportunity at Ft. Jackson Army Base, located in beautiful Columbia, South Carolina. Clinic will be serving active and inactive military and their dependents. WHY YOU WILL WANT US! Great Schedule: M-F, Day Shift Hours. Clinic closed Federal holidays Competitive Compensation to include Benefits Terrific Patient Population-All Tricare Per U.S. Governm...
Job Purpose: Supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications. Duties: * Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist. * Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and...
Louis & Clark Pharmacy is searching for a Certified Pharmacy Technician who will work well with our team on providing outstanding care in a fast paced environment. We are a growing company, due to our desire to help patients in our community to live more independently with our medication packaging options. We are looking for someone who takes initiative to get the job done, who demonstrates go...
Pharmacy Technician Must be flexible in work schedule, day, evening and some weekends. Must possess strong work ethics, self-motivated and follows direction well. As a Pharmacy technician you will need to understand and fill medical prescriptions. Part-time and Full-time positions, Monday-Friday, weekends, and Holidays (when required). Please provide salary expectations and resume Essential Fun...
Pharmacy Technician II Omaha, NE Opportunity Snapshot This role offers you the opportunity to play an influential and visible role as our company continues to grow! AxelaCare Health Solutions is searching for individuals who have a drive to help patients and forward medicine through cutting edge outcomes technology and a patient-centric focus. In this role, you will need to be able to adjust t...
Make an impact as part of a dynamic team who works together to create and utilize technology and scientific advances that empower us to partner with healthcare organizations to provide optimal clinical, humanistic and economic patient outcomes through state-of-the art personalized medication therapy management and risk mitigation. At CareKinesis, we are seeking Certified Pharmacy Technicians for ...
** In order to be considered for this position you must complete the profile test below ** http://www.profileperformancesystem.com/survey.html?SL=40957 Company Overview Diabetes Specialty Center, a division of Byram Healthcare, works with your health care provider and your insurance company as your partner in managing diabetes. We provide personalized, focused service; our goal is to make manag...
The CSI Companies is currently seeking qualified candidates for a pharmacy technician for a national healthcare organization located in Milford, MA. This is an indefinite contract assignment with a starting pay of $15/hr. Shift: 11am-7:30pm Mon-Friday (For training only during week 1 the hours will be 9:30am to 6pm then the schedule will be 11-7:30 the following week). Summary: This position ...

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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)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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