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pharmacy technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Successful Pharmacy Technician bringing 37 years of experience in filling prescriptions with expert accuracy, building relationships with customers and promoting teamwork within pharmacy settings. Knowledgeable about regulatory guidelines and policies governing fraud, waste and abuse.

Skills
  • Troubleshooting malfunctioning equipment
  • Proper labeling procedures
  • Ordering and stocking medications
  • Verifying orders
  • Stocking shelves
  • Preparing bulk medications
  • Drug inventory control
  • Point of sale systems proficiency
Experience
Pharmacy Technician, 10/2001 - Current
Ascension Health Waco, TX,
  • Teamed with peers, technicians and pharmacists to prioritize and complete orders.
  • Assisted pharmacist with clearing high volume of prescriptions and responded to customer questions.
  • Inspected medication storage locations to monitor drug expiration dates and supply adequate inventory.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Transmitted daily bulk orders to maintain inventory levels.
  • Prepared prescription transfers to other pharmacies.
  • Participated in prescription pharmaceutical and over-the-counter product inventory audits.
  • Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce overhead and eliminate backorders or overstock.
  • Flagged potential drug interactions and allergies to prescribed medications for patients with different health conditions.
  • Used 8-point check system to verify labeled prescriptions.
  • Maintained strict patient confidentiality to adhere to HIPAA regulations and avoid data compromises.
  • Maintained clean and organized pharmacy shelving and work areas.
  • Verified patients' identities at pickup to prevent sale of wrong medications.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Efficiently processed cash register transactions for new and refilled prescription orders.
  • Prepared prescription labels, promoting accuracy in medication administration and dosing.
  • Adhered to regulatory guidelines for workplace safety and customer confidentiality.
  • Completed and filed patient paperwork, updating records in system with insurance carrier changes and allergy information.
  • Worked with insurance companies to process claims, resolve problems and obtain payments.
  • Supervised inventory levels to maintain adequate supply of medications and medical supplies.
  • Consulted with customers via telephone or in-person to assist with navigating pharmacy systems and completing requests.
  • Adhered to infection control policies and procedures to prevent spread of disease.
  • Established and updated patient profiles, medications and insurance details.
  • Received, reviewed, dispensed and labeled over prescriptions daily.
  • Closely inspected medications to determine accuracy of identities, strengths and purities.
  • Processed prescription transfer requests from competitors.
  • Verified and filled prescriptions per day in busy Outpatient pharmacy setting.
  • Verified and filled medications for patients daily, maintaining accuracy.
  • Entered patient and medication information into the computer to generate prescription labels.
Inventory Control Specialist, 04/1996 - 10/2001
Ankr Bowling Green, KY,
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Performed cycle counts on daily basis to immediately spot errors and apply remedies.
  • Received incoming goods, checked paperwork and reviewed merchandise for accuracy against documentation.
  • Received, checked-in and stocked merchandise throughout store, helped maintain store inventory levels and assisted with orderliness and cleanliness of sales floor and stock room.
  • Organized and processed damaged goods according to vendor and manufacturer procedures.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Managed weekly inventory and supply tracking, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Moved merchandise from stockroom to sales floor when requested.
  • Analyzed shortages and reported findings to Supervisor, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Verified receipt of returned materials to maintain accuracy of vendor credits.
  • Verified prices and computed totals to complete accurate invoices.
  • Entered information into system to update status reports.
  • Reviewed accuracy of vendor credits by analyzing receipt of returned materials.
Pharmacy Assistant, 08/1984 - 04/1996
Scarsdale Medical Group, Llp Harrison, NY,
  • Maintained pharmacy counter and related areas in clean, neat and organized fashion.
  • Responded to telephone inquiries and provided information about order status, store hours and pharmacy procedures.
  • Helped pharmacy staff prepare medications and fill orders.
  • Opened incoming supplies and stocked in correct locations.
  • Teamed with peers, technicians and pharmacists to prioritize and complete orders.
  • Performed filing, copying, faxing and other clerical tasks.
  • Delivered quality care to customers through close collaboration with pharmacist.
  • Entered current customer, payment and inventory information into system to keep data accurate.
  • Answered customer questions about prescribed and OTC medications.
  • Trained new pharmacy staff in procedures and customer service standards.
  • Updated and submitted documentation for insurance, store and liability purposes.
  • Maintained clean and organized pharmacy shelving and work areas.
  • Efficiently processed cash register transactions for new and refilled prescription orders.
  • Adhered to regulatory guidelines for workplace safety and customer confidentiality.
  • Participated in prescription pharmaceutical and over-the-counter product inventory audits.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: , Expected in
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Compton Community College - Compton, CA
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Compton Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Pharmacy Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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