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Pharmacy Technician
Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate. Prepack bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, and type and affix labels. Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests. Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs. Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items, or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information. Price and file prescriptions that have been filled. Establish or maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients. Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, or supplies and enter inventory data into computer. Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages. Mix pharmaceutical preparations, according to written prescriptions. Operate cash registers to accept payment from customers. Clean and help maintain equipment or work areas and sterilize glassware, according to prescribed methods. Prepare and process medical insurance claim forms and records. Transfer medication from vials to the appropriate number of sterile, disposable syringes, using aseptic techniques. Supply and monitor robotic machines that dispense medicine into containers and label the containers. Restock intravenous (IV) supplies and add measured drugs or nutrients to IV solutions under sterile conditions to prepare IV packs for various uses, such as chemotherapy medication. Compute charges for medication or equipment dispensed to hospital patients and enter data in computer. Deliver medications or pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations, or surgery. Price stock and mark items for sale. Maintain and merchandise home healthcare products or services.
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Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0844CBCVS Health, INJ (Note: This program services all 67 counties)
2019-FL-73331
2000Natalie Wilson 6Indian River
0844CBIndian River State College Apprenticeship Program, GNJ (NOTE: This program also services the following counties: Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee)
2020-FL-75885
2000Heather Belmont, Chairperson 6St. Lucie
0844CBOrange Technical College - West Apprenticeship Program, GNJ
2020-FL-76031
2000Crystal Davidson 5Orange