Pharmacy Technician Jobs in La Mirada, CA

Assist pharmacists as required, providing support in areas such as packaging medications and maintaining records. Pharmacy technicians are typically responsible for administrative duties related to drug management. They prepare and label medications, perform routine inspections to ensure that all drugs are being stored properly, monitor/replenish pharmacy equipment/supplies when necessary, and handle client issues regarding insurance companies. Because many of their tasks involve data processing, they are capable with computers and have a working knowledge of general/brand drug names, doses, and classifications.

Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, who may request that they complete additional duties. Examples of potential assignments include training other employees and interfacing with suppliers.

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CVS Health - La Canada Flintridge, CA (22 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Actively seeks opportunities to expand clinical, technical and insurance knowledge. Balances quality and efficiency in all tasks, contributing to both patient outcomes and broader team goals....
3 days ago
Optum - Torrance, CA (18 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Current California State Board of Pharmacy Technician license. PTCB certification. EXPERIENCE: Minimum: Up to and including 1 year of experience....
1 day ago
Tenet Health - Placentia, CA (9 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Pharmacy technician training and hospital pharmacy experience preferred. Certification from the California State Board of Pharmacy required. American Heart Association BLS/CPR required....
1 day ago
Rite Aid - Flintridge, CA (22 miles from La Mirada, CA)
What our Pharmacy Technicians do The main role of a Pharmacy Technician is to function independently (after being trained and within the scope of the pharmacy technician certification) so that the Pharmacist...
1 day ago
Walgreens - La Palma, CA (4 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
13 hours ago
Kroger - Seal Beach, CA (11 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Research and follows up on third party billing problems. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation....
6 hours ago
Newport Beach, CA (24 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Job Type: Full-time License: Pharmacy Technician...
3 days ago
Memorial Health Services - Fountain Valley, CA (14 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Technician license (required) Current Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certificate (preferred) %0...
2 days ago
Walgreens - Garden Grove, CA (10 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
3 days ago
Walgreens - Santa Ana, CA (14 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
2 days ago
S and S Pharmacy - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Looking for a dependable Pharmacy Technician that will process and fill prescriptions....
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2 days ago
University of California-Irvine - Irvine, CA (19 miles from La Mirada, CA)
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I- INPATIENT PHARMACY- F/T VARIABLE SHIFT Updated: Jul 27, 2021 Location: Orange Job Type: Department: Inpatient Pharmacy Job Description: UC Title: PHARMACY TCHN 1 Reports to: Pharmacy...
1 day ago
University of California - Irvine Health - Orange, CA (12 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Technician I Bargaining Unit: AFSCME Date Created: 7/27/2021 Hours: 40 FTE: 1 (Limited Appointment) Position Summary: The Pharmacy Technician will prepare, package, document, and label drug products...
1 day ago
Kroger - Pasadena, CA (17 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Research and follows up on third party billing problems. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation....
1 day ago
Walgreens - Orange, CA (12 miles from La Mirada, CA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
13 hours ago

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Salary for Pharmacy Technician Jobs in La Mirada, CA

This is the average annual salary for Pharmacy Technician jobs in La Mirada, CA as reported by the BLS.

$41,180

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Highest Education Level

Pharmacy Technicians in La Mirada, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (26.1%)
  • High School or GED (21.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (17.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (5.4%)
  • Some College (1.7%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Pharmacy Technicians in La Mirada, CA
  • None (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (40.0%)
  • 1-2 years (7.8%)
  • 4-6 years (4.6%)
  • 2-4 years (0.4%)

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