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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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...
Nemours Foundation Orlando, FL, 32801
Nemours is seeking a Pharmacy Technician - PRN 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 healt...
PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacie...
Job Purpose: Perform basic pharmaceutical duties. Work under direct supervision of Registered Pharmacist and may be managed by higher level Pharmacy Technicians. 1. Assist in preparing prescriptions by selecting the pharmaceutical or accessory from stock: counts, pours, reconstitutes or compounds, packages, and labels the product as required 2.Maintains, replenishes, and keeps up to date invent...
Job Summary Review retail level (level I) prior authorization request for approval. Interacts with other staff throughout the organization, as well as external contacts on a daily basis. Ongoing public contacts include, but are not limited to: individual pharmacies, physician offices, and other agencies. Authorized to make and carry out simple prior authorization request on behalf of the pharmacy...
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...
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...
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...
Pharmacy Tech: Certified Pharmacy Tech. Community pharmacy. Monday-Friday. No nights. Experience desired. Trinity area. Please call 727-375-9999 or email resume to: ***** Reference Code:100420972502...
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...
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...
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...
Partners Pharmacy, a pharmacy services provider offering a customer focused, localized approach in providing service to our facilities. Each Partners location offers unparalleled, personalized service through the combined resources of our pharmacy network, efficiently and effectively helping to improve outcomes and reduce costs. Partners Pharmacy is one of the leading pharmacy and ancillary healt...
The CSI Companies is actively seeking several Pharmacy Technicians - Case Review for a Large Pharmacy in the Northbrook area. Duties: * Processing cases, loading authorizations, making follow up calls. * Coordinators will be working with clinicians for processing prior authorization requests across the board for external clients. * Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-contr...
PCA Choice Pharmacy- Columbus, Ohio Pharmacy Technician Prescription Order Entry-2nd Shift We currently have openings for full time 2nd shift Order Entry Technicians. The scheduled work week will be Monday thru Friday 2:00pm - 10:30pm and every other Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm. Candidates must be a friendly and hard working person who works well independently and as part of a team. Candidates are...
Description The Technician works under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist and assists in the preparation, packaging, delivery, and charging of various medications in a manner consistent with Federal and State Laws, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO), and the Hospitals internal QA programs. The Technician will also be involved in inventory management function...
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...
Part- time Pharmacy Technician Haysville, Kansas 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 i...
Partners Pharmacy, a pharmacy services provider offering a customer focused, localized approach in providing service to our facilities. Each Partners location offers unparalleled, personalized service through the combined resources of our pharmacy network, efficiently and effectively helping to improve outcomes and reduce costs. Partners Pharmacy is one of the leading pharmacy and ancillary healt...

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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
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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