Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Altoona, PA

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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Pharmacy Technician - Casual

  • UPMC
  • Altoona, PA
  • 3 days ago
Perform basic pharmaceutical calculations. Basic understanding of the concept of physical stability and chemical stability as it relates to parenteral pharmaceuticals....

Pharmacy Intern

  • Giant Eagle
  • Altoona, PA
  • 5 days ago
Perform all regular duties of Pharmacy Technician. Welcome and acknowledge patients at all pharmacy entry points immediately and with compassion and a smile....

Pharmacy Assistant

  • UPMC
  • Altoona, PA
  • 6 days ago
Description Purpose: The Pharmacy Assistant provides pharmaceutical care to patients within the UPMC Health System by primarily assisting with the organization, stocking, and distribution of...

Pharmacy Technician

  • CVS Health
  • Altoona, PA
  • 23 days ago
Once you satisfy all requirements and expand your Pharmacy Technician duties, you have the opportunity to continue to build your clinical, technical and insurance knowledge and expertise by leveraging...

Pharmacy Technician

  • UPMC
  • Altoona, PA
  • 30+ days ago
Perform basic pharmaceutical calculations....

Pharmacy Technician & Technician Trainee

  • Rite Aid of Pennsylvania Inc.
  • Altoona, PA
  • 30+ days ago
Complete paperwork related to filling prescriptions and input customer and prescription data into the computer. Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order....

Pharmacy Technician

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Altoona, PA
  • 90+ days ago
The Pharmacy Technician acts as a representative of the Pharmacy Service in a variety of pharmacy related functions within the Medical Center....

Student - Pharmacy Intern

  • UPMC
  • Altoona, PA
  • 90+ days ago
Perform basic pharmaceutical calculations. Prepare correct labeling for bulk drugs. Accurately fills floor stock request....

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Pharmacy Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
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Salary for Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Altoona, PA

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Top Hiring Companies

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  • UPMC
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Licensing / Certification

Highest Education Level

Pharmacy Technicians in Altoona, PA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (26.3%)
  • High School or GED (21.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (17.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (5.5%)
  • 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 Altoona, PA
  • Less than 1 year (42.3%)
  • None (38.7%)
  • 2-4 years (10.9%)
  • 1-2 years (8.1%)

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