Be one of the friendly faces of customer service-based healthcare. Our Pharmacy Technician training program helps you learn the basics of filling prescriptions, counting pills, measuring medications and labeling products. Pharmacy technicians also verify prescriptions and maintain patient records and insurance information.
Our pharmacy tech training program is designed for you to develop a broad understanding of medical and pharmaceutical terminology, and study the effects of medications on the human body. You learn to meet the highest standards of professionalism, confidentiality and ethics. Your program concludes with a professional internship and prepares you for your pharmacy technician certification.
Find out more about course schedules and availability for Pennco Tech’s pharmacy technician school in Blackwood, New Jersey, by requesting more information today!
Pharmacy Technician Careers
Do you desire to serve patient care within a pharmacy setting? If you enjoy a fast-paced work environment with a wide range of responsibilities, a pharmacy tech career could be right for you!
Pharmacy tech duties can include both front-of-pharmacy and behind-the-scenes support functions such as:*
- Measuring medication amounts for prescription requests
- Organizing inventory and notifying pharmacists when supplies are low
- Packaging and labeling prescriptions
- Much more!
The current average pharmacy tech salary is $29,320. Pharmacy tech job growth between 2012 and 2022 is projected at a faster-than-average 20 percent. An aging population and increase in rates of chronic diseases contribute to a greater need for pharmacy professionals.*