Kim Marshall is one of MedCerts Subject Matter Experts and a key component in preparing Pharmacy Technician students to pass their exams. On top of that, she has over 30 years of experience in the pharmacy industry including a career as a registered pharmacist with the State of Michigan and seven years as an educator.
Kim sat down to tell us what it takes to be a Pharmacy Technician and how a career in the industry plays a role in the positive impact of someone’s life. Watch the video or continue reading below to learn more about the importance of Pharmacy Technicians to the healthcare industry, and how you can become a Pharmacy Tech through certification at MedCerts.
“We cannot do what we do without our techs, it’s that simple. The role they play provides us the opportunity to be who we are to our patients,” she says. “I want to thank them for their hard work and dedication they put into that degree and all they do for our patients every day.”
Pharmacy Technicians work under the supervision of the Pharmacist assisting in running the pharmacy. Responsibilities could include filling prescriptions, dispensing medication to patients, administrative tasks like taking prescription requests and handling payment from customers and insurance companies. Pharmaceuticals is a fast-paced industry requiring detail-oriented, ambitious individuals looking to make a positive impact on people’s lives.
Interested in becoming a Pharmacy Technician? MedCerts offers a 36-week online program utilizing the 12 Elements of e-Learning including video content, 24-hour curriculum access and every resource needed to succeed in certification and gain a career as a Pharmacy Technician. Learn more about MedCerts ASHP/ACPE accredited program here: Pharmacy Technician Professional (ASHP/ACPE)