Pharmacy Technician Jobs
As a Soliant pharmacy technician, you can choose from a variety of settings to work in. Whether it’s part of an exciting big-city hospital or a quiet shop in a small town, we have your perfect pharmacy technician job. Choose the region of the country you want to live in, too: from Vermont to Oregon and everywhere between the two. And you can work on a full- or part-time basis in travel, per diem or permanent pharmacy technician jobs.
Soliant recruiters are passionate about your satisfaction. We seek out the best pharmacy technician jobs in some of the most prestigious facilities in the U.S. From large metropolitan areas to smaller, close-knit towns, our reputation for quality and stability ensures we are first in line when employers need assistance. As a nationally recognized pharmacy staffing company, we can negotiate with employers across the country to get you the best possible pharmacy tech job offer to match your personal preferences.
Plus, our compensation package gives you a great salary, flexibility, benefits and support. Beyond the incredible benefits, Soliant gives you something else that’s harder to quantify but just as important: Balance and the ability to put your life priorities in the right order.
Pharmacy Technician Duties
A pharmacy technician is responsible for collaborating with pharmacists to help prepare and dispense prescription medications accurately and efficiently. The primary goal of a pharmacy technician is to make sure that operations behind the counter run smoothly. A pharmacy tech may be asked to take prescriptions both over the phone and in person, as well as via automated computer system. They will work with both customers and physicians to ensure that a proper prescription is given to suit each patient’s needs. On a day-to-day basis, the pharmacy technician will largely be responsible for mixing medicines, measuring the correct amount of medication to give, counting pills, labeling prescriptions and writing instructions for the administration and usage of the medicine. A pharmacy tech might also be asked to help take payments and ensure that the retail functions of the pharmacy run smoothly. A pharmacy technician must be a good consultant, with the ability to give good recommendations and communicate with other members of the staff.
Pharmacy Technician Education Requirements
Pharmacy technician education requirements are of a much lower threshold than pharmacists or pharmacy managers, making it easier to start in the pharmacy industry through this path. A pharmacy technician must have a high school diploma or GED, and, depending on the state they live in, they may also be required to pass a training exam or class. After the base requirements are achieved, a pharmacy technician can expect to have most of their training done on the job. There are associate degrees that a pharmacy technician can also acquire to keep them ahead of their competition. For a full list of the skills and competencies required for such a role, check out our pharmacy technician skills list.
Pharmacy Technician Job Market
The demand for pharmacy technician jobs is projected to grow over 32% over the next 10 years, which is a rapid increase with tons of potential. A pharmacy technician has the potential to earn more than the average salary with a higher degree of learning, and further training can give a pharmacy tech the experience needed to rise higher on the ladder.
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