Southeast Tech’s Pharmacy Technician program educates and trains students for positions in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and other medical facilities working as pharmacy technicians assisting registered pharmacists in all aspects of prescription dispensing.
Pharmacy technicians fill orders for unit doses and prepackages pharmaceuticals and perform other related duties under the supervision and direction of a pharmacy supervisor of staff pharmacist. Pharmacy technician duties include keeping records of drugs delivered to the pharmacy, storing incoming merchandise in proper locations and informing the supervisor of stock needs and shortages. Technicians may also clean equipment used in the performance of duties and assist in the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. People entering this field will find excellent employment opportunities.