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In the year 2016 alone, Unites States pharmacies were responsible for filling 4,065,479,343 prescriptions for patients- it’s no wonder why there’s seemingly never a shortage in job openings for pharmacy techs needed in this rapidly growing space. If you’ve ever wondered how exactly pharmacy technicians contribute to the process, here’s a simple breakdown.
Basically, the pharmacy technician is responsible for filling out prescriptions, interacting with the customers and assisting the pharmacist. If this sounds like a career you’d be interested in pursuing, you’ll need to know the following things.
The New York Institute of Career Development has developed a comprehensive, step-by-step course that makes sure aspiring pharmacy technicians are thoroughly trained experts at everything listed above. Not only that, we are proud to partner with both Walgreens and CVS to ensure that every student enrolled in our pharmacy technician program can also complete a hands-on externship throughout their enrollment in our course. This externship gives our students that invaluable real-life experience of what it’s really like to work in a pharmacy environment, bringing them one step closer to a successful career as a pharmacy technician.