Tampa Jobs for Registered Pharmacy Technicians
The Tampa area is a great place to work for Registered Pharmacy Technicians in Florida. CPhT’s are currently in demand throughout the Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater metropolitan area. Jobs and positions for registered pharmacy technicians who are licensed and certified in Florida have been on the rise based on the economic growth seen throughout the entire west coast of Florida over the past decade.
The US Census Bureau defines the Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater metropolitan area to include Pinellas, Hernando, Pasco and Hillsborough counties, but additionally many media experts also include Sarasota, Polk, Citrus and Manatee counties when it comes to this thriving area of west Florida. The Tampa metropolitan area has a population of over 3 million residents and it currently ranks as the second largest in Florida.
What does this mean for Florida Registered Pharmacy Techs and CPhT’s?
It is estimated that almost 25% or one quarter of the almost 4,000 pharmacies in Florida are located in the Tampa metropolitan area and surrounding cities. Registered pharmacy technician jobs for CPhT’s are on the rise due to the growth that Tampa is experiencing. Over the past five years Tampa’s population has actually increased by almost 7%. Described by Best Places To Live as perhaps the “most balanced” Florida city, Tampa is famous for its sports teams (the Bucs, Rays and Lightning), fishing, golf, beautiful beaches and nightlife.
Employment opportunities and pharmacy technician jobs in the Tampa Metropolitan area include major cities such as Tampa, Clearwater, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Lakeland and Bradenton. However, there are numerous smaller cities such as Largo, Brandon, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Spring Hill, Seminole, Seffner, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Citrus Park, Hernando Beach, Tarpon Springs, Treasure Island and New Port Richey to name just a few.
There are estimated to be over 2,000 jobs in the Tampa area for pharmacy technicians. These technician positions exist in all types of pharmacy settings. They include traditional community drug stores, retail chain pharmacies, hospital pharmacies (Tampa actually has over 50 hospitals), institutional pharmacies, medical clinics and specialty pharmacies (such as compounding pharmacies, cancer pharmacies, IV infusion pharmacies and mail-order pharmacies). Jobs for registered pharmacy technicians are also commonly found in the Tampa metro area working for high-tech companies (Tampa is known as the gateway to the Florida High Tech Corridor), pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical software development firms (Tampa ranks in the top 20 nationwide for medical device manufacturing) and insurance companies. For complete information regarding becoming a registered pharmacy technician in Florida and a description of the job tasks performed, please click here.
Are you a Registered Pharmacy Tech looking for a new opportunity in the Jacksonville area?
HealthCare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing is a nationally renowned pharmacy staffing company that has been matching qualified registered pharmacy technicians in Florida to the right job and employer for over 27 years. With its headquarters in Central Florida, HCC offers an in-house team of trained consultants that can help assist Florida registered technicians to obtain a job that matches their skills and experience, plus fits their lifestyle and needs. HealthCare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing can place pharmacy technicians in a variety of positions throughout the Tampa metropolitan area, including current pharmacy technician job openings. Call us now at (800) 642-1652 or click here to let us know your availability and we’ll get right back to you to discuss which job opportunities best match your skills and needs.