A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Technician

A Pharmacy Technician is an important component of healthcare. They can work in many settings which include hospitals, long-term care facilities, community pharmacies (retail), nuclear pharmacies, and specialty pharmacies. Some of the duties that a technician may carry out are screening phone calls, typing in prescriptions, billing insurance, and counting/pouring medications. This is a great introductory video showcasing some of these basic functions that the pharmacy technician is responsible for in a community pharmacy setting.