Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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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Albertsons Company Inc. - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Pharmacy Technician As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Pharmacy Technician provides friendly, courteous, and helpful service....
3 days ago
Albertsons LLC - Tacoma, WA (1 mile from Tacoma, WA)
The Pharmacy Technician reports to the Pharmacy Manager. JOB DUTIES: Safeway Pharmacy Technician employees are generally responsible for completing the following job duties: 1....
3 days ago
Multicare Health - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Technician Training ProgramCurrent Washington State Board of Pharmacy Technician LicenseSuccessful Completion of National Pharmacy Technician Certification Program preferredMultiCare is an equal opportunity...
7 hours ago
Soliant Health - Tacoma, WA
The Pharmacy Technician MUST have a WA license in hand and have recent or current inpatient experience including sterile compounding/iv/TPN experience. Contact Soo Lee at ... for more details!...
7 hours ago
Walgreens - Retsil, WA (20 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
20 hours ago
Kroger - Bellevue, WA (24 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Company Name: Quality Food Centers Position Type: Employee FLSA Status: Non-exempt Position Summary: Provide exceptional customer service to help people live healthier lives by treating our...
1 day ago
Albertsons Company Inc. - Tacoma, WA
Pharmacy Technician A - store# 0329 Job Title: Pharmacy Technician JOB DESCRIPTION: As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Pharmacy Technician provides friendly, courteous, and helpful service...
1 day ago
Multicare Health - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Current Washington State Board of Pharmacy Technician certification...
10 hours ago
Soliant Health - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The Pharmacy Technician MUST have a WA license in hand and have recent or current inpatient experience including sterile compounding/iv/TPN experience. Contact Soo Lee at ... for more details!...
8 hours ago
Kaiser Permanente - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations, identify drug names, and have knowledge of most common uses for pharmaceuticals. Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program....
2 days ago
Valley Medical Center - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
TITLE: Clinical Support Partner - Pharmacy Technician I (Inpatient) JOB OVERVIEW: The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for supporting the pharmacists in their duties by providing technical assistance...
1 hour ago
Walgreens - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
1 hour ago
Walgreens - Southworth, WA (18 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
1 day ago
Walgreens - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
11 hours ago
Walgreens - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities....
3 days ago

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Salary for Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Tacoma, WA

This is the average annual salary for Pharmacy Technician jobs in Tacoma, WA as reported by the BLS.

$43,450

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Pharmacy Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Pharmacy Technicians in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (26.1%)
  • High School or GED (21.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (17.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.3%)
  • 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 Tacoma, WA
  • 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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