Sample Certified Pharmacy Technician Job Description

A certified pharmacy technician job description should identify the primary duties and responsibilities of a listed position, as well as provide a brief overview of the qualifications expected of a successful applicant. This certified pharmacy technician job description example provides an easy way for employers to write a detailed listing and attract qualified applicants.

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We are a leading provider of pharmacy services in the United States. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable and high-quality healthcare for our patients by providing innovative solutions that improve their quality of life. As an industry leader we have been recognized as one of America's top pharmaceutical companies with over 2,000 employees and consistently high ratings.


The pharmacy technician is responsible for the administration of prescription medications and supplies to patients. This includes assisting in drug testing, administering medication orders, ordering refills, performing pre-order procedures, taking patient histories, making referrals as needed and providing support with pharmacy related questions or concerns.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Prepares prescription medications for delivery and performs pre-disposure testing.
  • Assist in the preparation of patient records (email, phone calls) by answering questions from patients or pharmacists regarding their medication status.
  • Maintain accurate documentation on all orders received by the pharmacy assistant.
  • Prepares samples to be delivered to the pharmacist as needed.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check, as well as the ability for physical examinations in accordance with state regulations (ie: NCP/CPR)
  • Ability to work independently without supervision; must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills, including good judgment, when dealing with customers at all times


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase plan with company match for qualified employees
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement saving plans
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