Is a Pharmacy Technician Job for You?

In addition to formal schooling and training, there are certain skills and qualities that someone should have in order to excel as a pharmacy technician:

  • Are you interested in medicine and health care?
  • Can you focus, even with frequent interruptions?
  • Can you multitask?
  • Do you work well with others?
  • Are you detail-oriented and organized?
  • Do you have good customer service skills?
  • Are you able to deal with stressful situations?
  • Do you have strong oral and written communications skills?
  • Do you enjoy helping others?
  • Are you computer literate?
  • Do you have strong math, spelling and reading skills?
  • Are you able to work independently?
  • Is your record free of drug or substance abuse?

If you answered yes to most or all of these questions, then a job as a pharmacy technician might be the career choice for you.

Find out more about pharmacy technician job duties, or see educational requirements.