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Pharmacy Technician

06 Mar

Pharmacy Technician

Duties and Responsibilities: Their main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors’ orders for patients.  Technicians measure out correct amounts of medication from larger containers to prescription size containers.  In addition, they add drugs to intravenous solutions.  Some of their duties are checking inventories and ordering supplies, receiving and checking in supplies, waiting on customers, keeping pharmacy work areas clean, helping fill out insurance forms.

Salary: $15,000 – $25,000

Education: Students should take math, science (especially chemistry), and typing courses in high school. A high school diploma is usually required to begin pharmacy technician training.  Two year courses leading to certificates are available at most community colleges.  Six month programs are offered at privately operated schools.

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Posted by on March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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