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svolt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 35 months ago

Working in a Prison? - 40 Replies

Hello everyone. I am thinking about applying to a prison, but want to know more about what it's like. If any of you have worked in one, can you...

Overwhelmed2011 in Oregon City, Oregon

Pharmacy Tech Training in Oregon? NOT a rip off voc school please!!! Thank you!

Hello, Thank you for reading this. Would someone please tell me if there is an affordable PhT program in the Portland metro area (besides PCC)? ...

kevinn in Houston, Texas

Updated 35 months ago

Pharmacy Chain - 4 Replies

I am thinking about being a pharmacy technician. Reading everything in this form one would think being a pharmacy technician is a bad choice because...

Sandra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hospital pharmacy

Im thinking about applying to a hospital pharmacy. I never attend any pharmacy techincan classes. I have 2 year work experience in ...

Sandra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 35 months ago

Want to be a Pharmacy Technician - 1 Reply

I am thinking about being a pharmacy technician. I am 51 years old and currently unemployed. I know the pay is low to start off with. But I can...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 35 months ago

Which Pharmacy Technician School to Pick Between These Two - 2 Replies

I am thinking between two pharmacy tech schools in Southern California. I live just north of Los Angeles. The first one is a occupational school...

Tech school in Winnetka, California

Updated 35 months ago

Comment on your Pharmacy Technician school/training success here! - 3 Replies

I am in a bittersweet situation as of tonight, only to find out that I graduate in one week with NO externship yet. I went through Boston Reed...

Jinx687 in Kennewick, Washington

Pharm Tech School

Washington has different laws. Right now the only school, after months and months of research, that I could do online (none were available in my...

MINI

Calculation help

I just started a pharm tech class and Im having trouble with my homework. I dont need an answer...i would like some help on how to start the problem....

mynhii in Oakland, California

Updated 35 months ago

Long term career as a Pharmacy Technician? Or just a stepping stone? - 1 Reply

I completed a certification program to become a Pharmacy Technician, and became certified. I currently work in a compounding pharmacy for $11.50,...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Waiting for Pharmacy Technician in California

I would like to be a pharmacy technician and reading all the post for California it seems it takes 3-4 months or longer to get your licence. ...

irritated in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Updated 35 months ago

Pharmacy Technician Hiring Staff - 8 Replies

I'm currently going through a training program through Sonoma County Job Link in Santa Rosa, CA to become a Pharmacy Technician. I am required to do...

dontwanttobea99er in Somerville, Massachusetts

Updated 36 months ago

Why would anyone want to be a pharmacy technician - 1 Reply

So I want to be a pharmacy technician. I am 51 and unemployed and thought being a pharmacy technician is about 8 months, then I read all these...

mikeusaf in Anaheim, California

Physician Technician School

I am thinking between two pharmacy tech schools in Southern California. I live just north of Los Angeles. The first one is a occupational school...

mynhii in Oakland, California

Updated 36 months ago

Transferring California license to other states - 2 Replies

From my understanding, if I complete a training approved by American Society of Health System Pharmacists, I will be registered with California Board...

Krystal in Los Angeles, California

is becoming a Pharmacy technician a good idea in Los Angeles?

Hi guys. I am looking to change careers and I have been looking into many possible options. I am looking for something that will pay decently, wont...

Arnold Pell in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Updated 36 months ago

Good career? why do so many people seem to hate on the job? and is training through store better then school? - 6 Replies

I was wondering if this is a good careet and why so many people on here seem to hate on the job so much....I currently work full time as a CNA and...

cholman in Corona, California

Updated 36 months ago

Kaiser Mail Order Pharmacy Technician Job - 1 Reply

I'm about to go to an Open House for a Kaiser Mail Order Pharmacy this week. Its been a while since my PTCB test and I'm not sure if I should brush...

linda oneil in Imperial Beach, California

Updated 36 months ago

get a pharm tech license in one state but moving. - 1 Reply

i am currently taking a pharmtech class in hope of passing the state license exam but i am found out yesterday that i will be moving to alaska. i...

Kimmi in Federal Way, Washington

pharmacy technician interview questions at Fred Meyer

Pharmacy Technician Interview Help Hi Friends, I got a call for an interiew for a pharmacy technician position at Fred Meyer. Kindly help me...

LuckyK in Cerritos, California

Busy Pharmacies ?

I usually pick up my percriptions before 5 pm or on weekends. So when I see people on here complaining about being overworked I didn't know what to...

john in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 36 months ago

Can a person legally work as a licensed pharmacy technician in California with a DUI on their record? - 1 Reply

I am looking into training as a pharmacy technician in the state of CA. I have a misdemeanor DUI on my record and was wondering if a person could be...

Matt15 in West Covina, California

Updated 36 months ago

advice - 3 Replies

i would really like some advice please!! im taking a community college pharmacy technician course right now, im wondering if i should continue with...

cvm_13 in Spring, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Pharmacy Technician License - 1 Reply

I'm just a bit confused and was wondering if anyone can help. I'm trying to become a pharm technician but i am having a bit of a hard time. I live...

Rodrigo in Los Angeles, California

Updated 36 months ago

What other Certifications should a PhT get besides CPhT? - 1 Reply

I know that being IV certified is a plus, but are the any other ones that might help out as well? Is there a certification for nuclear meds as well???

Latebutimportant in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 37 months ago

Integrity Issue - 9 Replies

Hello to All, Can someone tell me what they think GROSS INTEGRITY means. Since I was fired last week for GROSS INTEGRITY I was just curious to know...

selene in Blacklick, Ohio

I am applying for a job as a pharmacy technician, at Kroger and have questions about background checks.

I have recently applied for a job as a pharmacy technician and I have had a basic background check already. They are making me do a FBI background...

been there316 in Lewisburg, Ohio

Updated 37 months ago

Pennsylvania Pharmacy Tech Age Requirement? - 2 Replies

I'm a 17-year-old high school senior (about to graduate) and I'm interested in working as a pharmacy tech while I'm going to college. I've heard that...

Merly in Los Angeles, California

How does one get certified through OMNICELL?

I'm a pharmacy tech, been so for 6 years. love my job love what i do. My boyfriend is also a pharm tech but he got certified by omnicell to be a tech...

majo0626 in Van Nuys, California

How do you get a head start in your pharmacy tech career?

Hello! So I have been trying to get a pharmacy tech job for months now. So far, no luck. I have tried submitting applications to retail pharmacies...

pookie5353 in Indiana

2 questions: 1) about 20 hrs of continued ed if you are not working as a tech yet 2)matching IDs and high school diploma

I think I got the questions backward so I'll start with the high school diploma question: unless you are a man most people don't have the same last...

LuckyK in Cerritos, California

Updated 37 months ago

Pharmacy/Business - 1 Reply

I am looking to communicate with anyone out there that is a pharmacy tech or PT student that has a background in retail or business. I'm planning...

stella in Maple Valley, Washington

Updated 37 months ago

Hospital Pharmacy Roles Question - 14 Replies

I was wondering about hospital pharmacies and how they are organized. There are a fair number of jobs out there on the boards but not a lot on the...

LuckyK in Cerritos, California

Updated 37 months ago

Pharmacy Tech questions - 2 Replies

I have one question that really bugs me... why are all the pharmacy technicians I see ( usually in retail stores) so young? I'm transfering to...

Renee in Columbia, South Carolina

What to do after passing the PTCB

Hi, I passed the PTCB in SC...I am registered with the sc dept. of labor, licensing and regulation board. After passing the ptcb..do i have to inform...

Jen in Gainesville, Florida

Updated 37 months ago

Updated for 2011 - Certified Pharmacy Tech Requirements Info!!! - 3 Replies

Many good threads on this site, but much of the information is outdated, and most posts are 3 to 4 years old and info has changed! DO NOT SIGN UP FOR...

GregMo in Forest City, North Carolina

Updated 37 months ago

Working in more than one Pharmacy - 1 Reply

I am a Pharmacy Technician Trainee in the state of Texas. I currently work in a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market pharmacy part-time, about 32 hours a...

Princ in Lynwood, California

Updated 37 months ago

I passed the PTCB. I'm in CA. Now what? - 4 Replies

I took the PTCB test yesterday at a testing center and passed. I've never been a student in a pharm tech program - just studied on my own. Can...

JEN in White River Junction, Vermont

Pay Scale

Does anyone know what the payscale for specialty Tech's are? and how they compare to other Va's?

lostkeysintro@hotmail.com in Turlock, California

No pharmacy tech jobs in my area

So I was interested in getting into this field but when I look up jobs on Indeed or Craigslist there is literally like 5 jobs within a 50 mile...

Tyler in North Richland Hills, Texas

Some ENCOURAGING words about Pharmacy Technician jobs.

Okay, I see a lot of people ranting and raving on here about how bad of a job being a Pharmacy Technician is. I'm a Technician Trainee in Texas....

part time pharm tech in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 38 months ago

Walmart - 3 Replies

Question #1 I just got hired @ Walmart as a part time employee. Im certified by ExCpt & PTCB, but I only make 8.55/hr.This is my first pharmacy...

Renee in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 38 months ago

Gatlin Education- Pharmacy Techncian Online - 4 Replies

Has anyone graduated for the Gatlin pharmacy technican program and got an internship at Walgreen? Many colleges and university offer the program but...

pharmtech in Houston, Texas

Updated 38 months ago

Long term care pharmacy - 1 Reply

Interested in feedback from techs working in long term care pharmacies. Currently hold per diem position in hospital. Seeking second job since hours...

tbhoover8 in Youngstown, Ohio

Updated 38 months ago

Joining professional associations (NPTA, APhA, etc.) worth it? - 3 Replies

I'd like to know (preferably from current or former members) if membership in any or all of these professional organizations is worth the price of...

Renee in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 38 months ago

Presenting identification - 1 Reply

Hi, I have a question how pearson will do an id check when we present our ATT letter. The said that the name that appears on the ATT letter must...

NewbieTech in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 39 months ago

Career, stepping ‘stone’, or just a job? - 1 Reply

I’m curious to know what are/were your motives on wanting to become a pharm tech. Honestly, I was unaware and I find it quite odd that that ‘anyone’...

Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts

Updated 39 months ago

is it going to be impossible for me to get a job after 2 DUI's? - 2 Replies

i know. you guys are gonna say 2nd!? but i admit i made a mistake and all i want to do is move on with my life and improve it. help anyone?

D.AMBROSE in Feasterville Trevose, Pennsylvania

Updated 39 months ago

externship starts at hospital tomorrow - 7 Replies

I'm soooo nervous! Why? I mean I've been in school for almost a year and made excellent grades. It's one thing to memorize things short term to...

Mindy in Martinez, California

Which certification is best?

I'm taking a pharmacy tech course and at the end of the class they have us take the ExCPT. I had alwayls planned on taking the PTSB. Is there any...

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