Do you enjoy problem-solving, helping people, providing exceptional service, and working with a team? If so, training to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician is the first step on a progressive career ladder at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. As a Technician, you can quickly grow to become an Advanced Technician, a Pharmacy Lead, Trainer or Supervisor. Pharmacy Technicians are detail-oriented, enjoy a fast-paced environment and are committed to helping patients access the medications they need.
The Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Program is designed to give trainees the knowledge and skills they need to embark upon a career in the Pharmacy. Candidates will be selected and hired by Dartmouth-Hitchcock to become Certified Pharmacy Technicians in our Retail, Specialty or Inpatient Pharmacies in Lebanon, NH.
During the training period trainees earn college credits and an hourly training wage. At the end of the program students sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam and are enrolled in a 2000 hour US DOL Registered Apprenticeship. The starting salary for Apprentices upon graduation is $17.00 per hour.
This full-time, hands-on training program includes both classroom, remote learning, and on-the-job training. Courses offered include Pharmacology, Processing and Handling of Medications and Medication Orders, Procurement, Billing, Reimbursement, Healthcare Professional Communication and Patient & Medication Safety.
We encourage anyone interested in learning more to attend the Program Information Session. This is the first step to starting your career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician!
Register for the info session