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Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

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55 Main St. | Sometown, AZ 85287
Phone: (555) 555-5555 | Email:

Certified Pharmacy Technician

  • PTCB-certified pharmacy technician with a high level of motivation to launch career in this field.
  • Training has included four weeks of practice in a clinical externship as well as training in a state-of-the-art pharmacy laboratory.
  • Learned from respected PharmD instructors, gaining a foundation in pharmacy best practices, medication pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations and prescription processing.
  • Background also includes experience as a retail pharmacy cashier – provided exemplary patient care and ensured a positive customer experience.

Education & Credentials

Pharmacy Technician Diploma, 5/2012

  • Graduated from ASHP-accredited school, acquiring the knowledge to sit for and pass the CPhT exam on the first attempt.
  • Earned “A” grade after completing 160-hour clinical externship at XYZ Pharmacy.
  • Completed curriculum delivered in classroom, online and lab settings covering topics including:
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Terminology
  • Pharmacology of Medications
  • Retail Pharmacy Procedures
  • Medicare & Medicaid Reimbursements
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • FDA Drug Safety Guidelines
  • Pharmacy Practice Ethics
  • Prescription Filling
  • Medication Compounding
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Patient Care & Interaction
  • Medication Inventory Management
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), 5/2012
  • Trainee License, Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, 3/2012
  • Sterile Products Certification, National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), 2012

Retail Pharmacy Experience

Family-owned neighborhood drugstore offering a full-service retail pharmacy, as well as over-the-counter drugs, beauty products, film-processing services and convenience foods.

Cashier, 2011 to 2012
  • Worked in a busy neighborhood drugstore and gained hands-on knowledge of retail pharmacy operations.
  • Provided friendly customer service that helped retain customers despite fierce competition in the industry.
  • Demonstrated accuracy in cashiering, cash handling and credit-card processing, consistently balancing cash drawer to the penny.
  • Routinely commended for maintaining an orderly and clean store appearance.

Available for Evening and Weekend Shift Work

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