Sample resume for a pharmacy technician

Need a prescription for a new resume? Formulate a resume for job search success by getting ideas from this sample for a midlevel pharmacy technician.

Sample resume for a pharmacy technician

To be a successful candidate for pharmacy jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. Do you need a prescription for a new resume? To see how you can formulate a resume that successfully markets your credentials, check out this sample resume for a midlevel pharmacy technician that Isaacs created below. You can also download the pharmacy technician resume template in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation today from the experts at Monster's partner TopResume.

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Pharmacy technician resume template

Michael Smith, CPhT
Sometown, SC 29606
ms@somedomain.com
Home: 555.555.5555
LinkedIn URL

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, 1/14 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 12/13
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.

EDUCATION

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.
CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
South Carolina Pharmacy Technician Certification

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