Pharmacy Technician Resume

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Career Objective:

Detailed-oriented, organized, and friendly Pharmacy Technician with over 4+ years of experience in dispensing appropriate medication to patients, maintaining inventory stock, and collecting payments from customers. Expertise in understanding prescriptions recommended by medical practitioner, and issuing over-the-counter tablets for common ailments. Possess basic computer knowledge and strong organizational as well as communication skills.

Summmary of Skills:

  • Capable of interpreting prescriptions and assembling medicine or other supplies for dispatch

  • Skilled in taking stock and placing orders for medical goods

  • Proficiency in receiving purchase orders from pharmaceutical vendors and minutely assessing it for the requested products before processing payment

  • Adept in working under the supervision of pharmacist to package drug supply orders from local clinics, hospitals or health-care centers, and generating accurate bills

  • Possess outstanding expertise in handling over-the-counter medications, performing inventory control, and maintaining records

  • Proficient in operating computer applications like MS office suite, spreadsheet, and maintaining updated pharmacy database for patients

  • Team player with exceptional problem solving, organizational, and communication skills

Work Experience:

Pharmacy Technician

Medi-Center Pharmacy, San Francisco, CA

December 2017 – Present

  • Performing daily job such as labeling and filling prescriptions before packaging

  • Working under the supervision of store’s senior pharmacist to process orders

  • Interacting with patients’ family member to ensure prescriptions are complete and authentic

  • Performing data entry tasks to ensure accuracy and completeness of prescription

  • Purchasing and receiving drugs from suppliers, checking expiration dates, and delivering medication to the customers

  • Answering customer calls to note down complaints related to specific drugs, and alerting pharmacist regarding the same

  • Receiving payment from customers, completing insurance forms for patients undergoing treatment for chronic illnesses and contacting insurance provider when necessary

  • Typing and entering the medical practitioner’s given prescription order into dispensing system to generate appropriate label and receipt under patient’s name

Pharmacy Technician

Humber River Hospital, San Francisco, CA

April 2016 – December 2017

  • Prepared and compounded various types of medications, including intravenous solutions for different departments

  • Coordinated with the pharmacists to supply syringes, injections, sponges, test tubes and other items as per requirement in various departments

  • Collaborated with other technicians to order and stock medical drugs, and supplies

  • Assessed the prescription given by medical practitioners, and assembled all medicine to appropriately package it for the concerned patient

  • Worked under the supervision of pharmacist to sell and distribute medications to patients by adhering to the physician’s instructions related to composition and dosage

  • Checked shortages of supplies or medicine, and prepared accurate list to place order with the concerned vendor

  • Reviewed medical files of patients and updated changes in prescriptions in the pharmaceutical department’s medical database

  • Helped customers by answering their queries over phone or in person regarding the use of pharmaceutical tablets, and redirected them to the pharmacist if necessary

Entry-level Pharmacy Technician

Alberta Pharmaceutical Center, San Francisco, CA

August 2014 – March 2016

  • Assisted pharmacist in filling and dispensing medicine as per doctor’s prescriptions

  • Assembled medicine and packaged it appropriately before sending the requested order to the billing coordinator

  • Checked prescription to make appropriate data entries in the medical store’s database, and determined the pharmaceutical supplies in shortage

  • Assessed the quantity of medicine available at the center, and made an accurate list of necessary items

  • Checked prescriptions to provide oral solutions, ointments or creams for ailments such as skin infections, burns and other health concerns

  • Worked under the supervision of pharmacists to prepare and prepackage bulk medications used in multi-specialty hospitals

  • Answered calls from administrative personnel of local hospitals and clinics to understand requirements, and ensured delivery in minimal time

  • Regularly updated patient records and inventory in the store’s database as well as processed invoices, and made appropriate accounting entries

Education:

  • Associate’s Degree in Pharmacy Technology

    University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

    2014

  • High School Diploma

    Rushmore Academy, San Francisco, CA

    2011

Certification:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician – PTCB, 2014

Affiliation:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician – PTCB, 2014

Reference:

On request.