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Sample Resume for a Pharmacy Technician

Sample Resume for a Pharmacy Technician

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Michael Smith, CPhT
1512 Elm Road
Sometown, SC 29606
Home: 555.555.5555
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Certified Pharmacy Technician offering more than three years of experience within a leading national drugstore chain and a small community pharmacy. Dedicated, hard-working and reliable professional who maintains a focus on accuracy and delivers courteous service at all times.

Relevant Skills

  • Prescription Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Terminology
  • Drug Classifications & Safety
  • Medication Inventory Management
  • FDA Compliance
  • Medicare, Medicaid & Insurance Claims Processing
  • Customer Service/Customer Relations

  • Professional Experience

    ABC PHARMACY (Fortune 500 retail pharmacy chain), Sometown, SC
    Pharmacy Technician, 12/09 to Present

    • Swiftly and correctly calculate dosages, dispense medications, prepare prescription labels and fill prescriptions for approval by pharmacists.
    • Use the pharmacy’s proprietary computer program to access prescription information including patient and prescriber data, drug selection, prescription interpretation and insurance billing.
    • Research and resolve dosage conflicts, potentially harmful drug interactions, insurance issues and other matters to ensure patient safety/wellness and build customer loyalty.

    DEF PHARMACY (Community pharmacy chain), Sometown, SC
    Pharmacy Technician, 1/09 to 12/09
    Pharmacy Technician Trainee, 7/08 to 1/09

    • Completed practicum at DEF Pharmacy and subsequently offered enrollment in formal training program followed by full-time employment.
    • Worked alongside licensed pharmacists to provide excellent service within high-volume retail setting.
    • Helped migrate pharmacy to new patient records system – transferred hundreds of profiles to database and trained several coworkers on new system.


    ABC COLLEGE (ASHP-Accredited Program), Sometown, SC
    Pharmacy Technician, Diploma in Applied Science, 6/08

    • Completed 225 practicum hours at DEF Pharmacy, GHI Pharmacy and JKL Pharmacy.

    Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), 6/09 (recertified through 6/13)
    South Carolina Pharmacy Technician Certification, 7/10 (license is current)

    Inventory Management, Compounding, Automated Devices for Dispensing Drugs, Pharmacology and the Nervous System, Drug Classifications, HIPAA, Pharmacy Law and Ethics

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