Are you excited about the idea of advocating for pharmacy patients on the front lines and behind the scenes? A role as a pharmacy tech could be your calling!
As the vital intersection of patient care in a pharmacy setting, employment in this field is projected to increase by 20% between 2012 and 2022. By 2022, this industry is forecasted to grow by 70,700 jobs.*
Where can I work?
Pharmacy technicians can serve patient care in many settings, including:*
- Pharmacies and drugstores
- General merchandise
- Grocery and retail
- Ambulatory health care
What can I do?
Those interested in a job role that balances pharmacy patient education with inventory management and a variety of other functions can pursue career paths such as:
- Pharmacy aid
- Pharmacy clerk
- Registered pharmacy technician
The face of pharmacy tech
A pharmacy technician is required to effectively communicate with patients and expedite responsibilities such as preparing patient medications or organizing pharmacy stock. Traits that enhance success in this job role include:
- Mathematically inclined
To learn more about finding your place in this exciting, growing field, contact us today!