High School diploma required. Successful completion of academic or military pharmacy technician training course and certification by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required. College degree desirable.
Total of 3 years of pharmacy technician experience required. Preference for prior experience taking patient medication histories or patient contact.
Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Deptartment of Consumer Protection. Proficiency in mathematical calculations; accuracy; problem solving; attention to detail ; knowledge of computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets; ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment; ability to perform pharmaceutical compounding including manipulation of raw drug products, chemotherapy agents, and solutions using appropriate and aseptic technique where appropriate; ability to work with computer and technology equipment including the ability to perform basic troubleshooting functions. Strong knowledge base with automated compounding machines. Must be able to prioritize competing demands, work independently, show flexibility and teamwork. Demonstrate good communication skills to customers and team members.