Pharmacy Technology Program's mission is to train students to work in retail & wholesale pharmacies, home health care & long term care facilities. Graduates will perform as pharmacy technicians or assistants under the pharmacist's supervision. Students will become skilled in medications, prescription preparation, reconstitution & IV preparation. They will learn to establish & maintain patient profiles, packaging & equipment, and perform administrative, communicative, and inventory control duties. Clinical training is provided in all work environments. Upon completion of training, students will take the Pharmacy Technology Certification Examination (PTCE). Students receive hands-on experience using PioneerRx, a leading pharmacy software system. More information is available at https://www.pioneerrx.com. You must have a high school or GED/HiSET diploma, pass the Career Readiness exam & provide a satisfactory physical exam with all required immunizations. Students in this program are subject to drug testing and background screening.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
P.O. Box 614
1233 East College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 10,840
Current job openings per year: 940