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Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As a pharmacy technician, you are aware of the importance of your position.

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Pharmacies would stall without their technicians, and you know the essential tasks you perform are critical to the entire team’s success. Whether you work in a retail or a clinical setting, you support pharmacists and ensure that patient safety is prioritized. Find the pharmacy technician job of your dreams today!

Pharmacy Technician Job Description

Pharmacy tech jobs entail many responsibilities. Daily activity varies widely, but you can expect some typical duties. Some of these tasks include receiving prescription orders, preparing and filling orders, filling a crucial customer service role, ensuring accurate drug inventory, and managing organizational duties. Much of your day involves interacting with customers, so interpersonal skills are a must. Often, the pharmacy technician is one of the main faces of the pharmacy.

Pharmacy Technician Requirements

Whether you are in the market for retail or hospital pharmacy technician jobs, the requirements are the same. You need to have a high school diploma or GED. Volunteering in a healthcare setting is often a bonus to employers. It is desired for pharmacy technicians to complete an accredited pharmacy technician training program, which typically takes a year. Many states now require certification, which involves proving high school completion as well as passing an exam. Pharmacy techs can also add on specialized licenses, such as chemotherapy and IV certification, which significantly increase salary.

Pharmacy Technician Salary and Job Outlook

Salaries for pharmacy techs greatly vary based on the state. Specializations and certifications help boost salaries, and your location and experience also affect wages. The pharmacy technician job outlook appears robust. With a faster than average growth expected, pharmacy techs across the country can count on bright career prospects. If you are a pharmacy technician searching for the perfect job, look no further. Find your ideal pharmacy technician job here!

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Pharmacy Technician Closed Door Pharmacy
Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician 21 days ago Pittsburgh , PA

RPh on the Go is Seeking Pharmacy Technicians

You will package prescription medications into various types of packaging (blister cards, vials, and baggies). Prepare and complete orders for delivery.
he primary duties of this role include processing and packaging prescriptions or paperwork with accuracy, attention to detail and efficiency. After 1 month in this role, the Pharmacy Clerk is able to pack 1000 prescriptions in an 8-hour shift.
Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Assist with processing and packaging prescriptions or paperwork with accuracy, attention to detail, and efficiency.
  • Prioritize or multitask to complete the processing for time-sensitive medications.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.
  • Performs duties of the Material Handler as required.
  • Report any misconduct, suspicious or unethical activities to the Compliance Officer.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all laws and regulations; ensure that the pharmacy meets or exceeds accreditation standards; and implement “best practices” in all pharmacy activities.
  • Participate in the pharmacy’s performance improvement program as requested by the Performance Improvement Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge - the individual has experience with pharmacy procedures.
  • Organization - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and possesses the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Oral communication - the individual speaks clearly in positive or negative situations.
  • Written communication - the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information as needed.
  • Problem solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, and maintains confidentiality.
  • Quality control - the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and is self-motivated and results oriented. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Adaptability - the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, is able to deal and take action with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, and possesses the ability to create and break relationships.
  • Team player - the individual works well with others in a team environment which is fast-paced and demands creativity, energy and excellence.

Full Time, 2 months to start.
Shift: 8 hour shifts between 8am to 8pm., rotating shifts.,
possible weekend coverage will be rotating shifts.

Overview:

  • Pharmacy technician experience.
  • Licensing: PA does not require licensing.
  • If they are licensed or have PTCB, that's a plus.


Professional Experience Needed:

  •  license National PTCB certification
  • Recent pharmacy technician work experience

Contact Linda Haubach at linda.haubach@rphonthego.com or call 847- 588-7486.
All resumes and inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. View our website at www.rphonthego.com to learn more about our company.