Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacy Technicians

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.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests. * Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate. * Prepack bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, and type and affix labels.


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Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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