Pharmacy Technician Job Description

Pharmacy Technician Job Description (JD)

Sterilize surfaces and equipment and prepare the pharmacy for opening
Greet customers and answer questions
Receive prescriptions and check their validity
Process prescriptions electronically and ensure all information is complete and accurate
Resolve issues when they arise (e.g. rejected insurance claims)
Select the appropriate medicine and measure dosages to fill prescriptions
Sort, stock, label medication and monitor inventory
Undertake administrative tasks (e.g.record-keeping) as assigned
Comply with all security measures and quality standards


Proven experience as pharmacy technician
Experience with an online prescription system is a plus
Knowledge of medication and dosage measurement
Knowledge of pharmacy law and medical terminology
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Outstanding organizational skills
Reliable with a keen eye for detail
Successful completion of a pharmacy technician program
Certified Pharmacy technician is an asset