What Pharmacy Technicians Do
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.
Other Job Titles Pharmacy Technicians May Have
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Chemotherapy Pharmacy Technician (Chemo Pharmacy Technician), OR Pharmacy Tech (Operating Room Pharmacy Tech), RPhT (Registered Pharmacy Technician)
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate. Enter prescription information into computer databases. Establish or maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients. Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs. Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages. See More
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