Pharmacy technician

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Common questions about being a Pharmacy Technician

What kind of hours do pharmacy technicians typically work?

Because many pharmacies stay open 24 hours a day, the work schedule could include weekends and evenings. The positions can be full or part-time, and the hours are usually flexible.

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What are characteristics of a successful pharmacy technician?

Aside from the required education, training, registration and certification, there are some characteristics of a successful pharmacy technician, which include:

  • Active listening
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Reading and math comprehension
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