SUMMARY:

Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of licensed pharmacists. They assist the Pharmacist with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. They help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals. They mainly work in retail (both independent and chain) pharmacies and hospitals.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Supporting pharmacological services by assembling, stocking and distributing medications

  • Maintaining records by recording and filing the prescriptions and orders of Physicians

  • Sorting, stocking and labeling medications and monitoring inventory

  • Responding to the requests of patients and healthcare providers, answering their questions and referring various inquiries to the Pharmacist

  • Complying with rules, regulations and procedures to help maintain a clean and safe pharmacy, such as by sterilizing equipment and surfaces

  • Processing prescriptions electronically and ensuring all information is accurate and complete

  • Generating revenues by recording, calculating and issuing charges

  • Undertaking administrative tasks such as record-keeping as assigned by a Physician or facility manager from time to time

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MEDELY'S MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 8+ months of recent work experience as a Pharmacy Tech

  • State License required in all states with the exception of: Hawaii, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Delaware

  • CPhT certification required (PTCB preferred)

  • Current TB Screen

  • Valid Photo Identification/Driver's License

  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process

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