USA

Pharmacy Technician-In-Training

Sioux Falls - South Dakota (SD),

Avera Health

Job Description:

*This position is open to current pre-pharmacy students who have been pre-accepted into a College of Pharmacy professional program (Pharm D) and have completed their first semester of college.*

JOB SUMMARY: Pharmacy Technician-in-Training assists in drug preparation, storage, distribution, and inventory management within a variety of pharmacy environments. This entry-level position participates in and completes Avera Health's Pharmacy Technician Education Program within 12 months of hire in order to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Upon completion of the education program and successful Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination, the technician-in-training will be promoted into the role of Pharmacy Technician. Avera Health's Pharmacy Technician Education Program consists of 400 hours of combined didactic, simulation, and experiential learning activities. Avera Health requires a two-year employment commitment upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician Education Program.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:
  • Registration with the state Board of Pharmacy required within 30 days of employment.

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