5 Benefits of Becoming a Pharmacy Technician
If you are looking for a career path and are considering becoming a pharmacy technician you have made a GREAT choice! While looking in to the field you will quickly discover there are several benefits to this career path. Here are a few:
1. Pharmacy Technician jobs are growing fast
Pharmacy Tech jobs are expected to grow some 20 percent by 2022, this per the latest information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average increase in other fields is projected to be nearly half at 11 percent. A significant reason for this increase is due to the aging population resulting in more patients for pharmacies.
2. You can be certified in less than a year
That’s right! Here at the American College of Healthcare and Technology our Pharmacy Technician program is only 8 months long. Our certificate program will give you the confidence and skills necessary to succeed in the field.
3.You’ll be able to help others….and feel good about it
If you like helping others this field is a perfect option for you. Whether measuring out medications, manning the cash register, or engaging customers in conversation, the entire job revolves around helping others. You can go home at the end of the day knowing you have made a difference in people’s lives today.
4. Hands on work
Pharmacy Technicians are not stuck in a boring cubicle. Far from it! You will get to do plenty of hands-on work. This includes measuring out meds, packaging prescriptions, taking care of transactions or talking with customers. There is never a dull moment in this job. You certainly will not be tied to a cubicle for eight hours a day.
5. Options within the field
You will quickly find that there are a variety of job possibilities in which pharmacy techs can work. These include hospitals, retail pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and even mail-order prescription businesses. You can choose the setting that best suits your interests and needs.
Fulfill more than just prescriptions
As you can tell there are a number of great reasons to choose the pharmacy technician field as your career path. Here at the American College of Healthcare and Technology, we can help you get on the path to success. Learn more about our Pharmacy Technician program available at both our Riverside and Huntington Park campuses where we proudly serve the Grand Terrace, Lake Elsinore, Bell Gardens and South Central LA communities.
American College of Healthcare and Technology has two convenient locations.
Our Huntington Park campus proudly serves the following communities: Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Southgate, Los Angeles, Vernon, Maywood, Cudahy, Florence, South Central LA, Watts, Lynwood, City of industry, Lawndale, Paramount, Inglewood, Commerce, Downy, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Carson, Long Beach, Bellflower, Pico Rivera, Montebello, Whittier, Gardena, Hawthorne, El Monte, La Puente, Monterrey Park.
Our Riverside campus proudly serves the following communities: Corona, Moreno Valley, Norco, Lake Elsinore, Perris, La Sierra, Arlington, Jurupa Valley, Rialto, Pedley, Mira Loma, Rubidoux, Bloomington, Colton, San Bernardino, Redlands, Wildomar, Temecula, Murrieta, Loma Linda, Fontana, Grand Terrace, and Glen Avon.
11801 Pierce St., Suite 100
Riverside, California 92505
6606 Pacific Blvd, Suite 204
Huntington Park, California 90255