Pharmacy Technician Job Description: Salary, Duties, Skills

A Pharmacy Technician is someone who works alongside a pharmacist in a pharmacy department. This is where you might go in a retail setting to get your prescription medications filled. You might see these departments at Duane Reed, CVS, Walgreens, Walmart and more. The primary role of the Pharmacy Technician is to help process prescriptions. That includes dispensing and recording the transaction for any third-party medical claims.

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Pharmacy Technician Job Description Sample

Our team is seeking a detail-oriented Pharmacy Technician who can join our department store. Great candidates show the ability to execute the dispensing of medication in a highly detail-oriented fashion. They are comfortable with customer interaction and deliver incredible customer experience. We require that all of our Pharmaceutical Technicians have the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board certificate (PTCB). Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for dealing with customer questions, directing customers on dosage as well as providing phone support or phone orders for prescriptions.

Pharmacy Technician Salary

The national average salary is provided by The Bureau of Labor, which is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor. In 2018, the median pay for a Pharmacy Technician position in the U.S. was $13.48.

Pharmacy Technician Job Description For Resume

PTCB certified. 2+ years working alongside a Pharmacist. Was able to deliver incredible customer experience while answering customer questions and ensuring that all patients had their prescriptions managed and processed quickly and efficiently.

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Patrick Algrim is an experienced executive who has spent a number of years in Silicon Valley hiring and coaching some of the world’s most valuable technology teams.

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