pharmacy technician ii resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Seasoned Pharmacy Technician with 8 years of experience and strong leadership skills. Well-versed in all aspects of pharmacy operation. Expert in filling prescriptions within fast-paced, high-volume settings.

  • Aseptic techniques - IV trained
  • Cardinal Health - Backup pharmaceutical buyer
  • Cerner Etreby
  • Citrix Powerchart
  • Midas - Safety
Education and Training
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ, Expected in 05/2025 Ph.D. : Pharmacy - GPA :
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ Expected in 08/2022 : Biology - GPA :
Coconino Community College Flagstaff, AZ, Expected in 08/2016 Associates of Arts : - GPA :
Specialties – College America Flagstaff, AZ, Expected in 01/2012 Associate of Occupational Studies : Medical - GPA :
  • Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Pharmacy Intern by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy - 2021
Mercy Healthcare - Pharmacy Technician II
Grover, MO, 01/2017 - 07/2021
  • Performs basic calculations for compounding and order processing with accuracy.
  • Communicates with patient care units to ensure efficient drug distribution.
  • Aseptically prepares total parenteral nutrition solutions, antibiotics, and other medications for injectable therapy.
  • Performs bulk compounding and repackaging activities in accordance with generally accepted pharmacy guidelines. (USP795, Local, State and Federal rules and regulations).
  • Delivers medications to patient care units and processes returns.
  • Processes floor stock including automated distribution and stock carts.
  • Fills unit dose carts or Pyxis for patient medication distribution.
  • Provides general assistance and support to pharmacist staff including filling orders and preparing labels.
  • Restocks pre-hospital care boxes and other kits.
  • Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.
  • Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.
  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.
  • Ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.
  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.
  • Completes assigned station checks thoroughly each month and as needed.
  • Demonstrates initiative to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills required for unit.
  • Answering phones. Checking and responding to emails each shift.
  • Assures ADT (Admission, Discharge and Transfer) notification handling.
  • Processes patient charges and credits.
  • Distributes controlled substances appropriately.
  • Processes, receives, and correctly distributes wholesale orders to inventory.
  • Assists new technicians with their orientation and training.
Centene Corporation - Pharmacy Technician III
Daytona Beach, FL, 09/2012 - 12/2016
  • Communicate directly with doctors' offices via telephone, fax and email.
  • Work closely with pharmacists and use medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.
  • Maintain drug inventory levels by ordering necessary medications and supplies and verifying deliveries against purchase orders.
  • Follow established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances.
  • Participate in staff meetings/training.
  • Inputting new prescriptions, knowing medical terminology.
  • Meds In Hand, delivering medications to patients’ rooms, knowing aseptic techniques, picking up hardcopy's from patients’ charts, calling pharmacist for counseling.
  • Helped migrate pharmacy to new patient records system – trained several coworkers on new system.
  • Swiftly and correctly calculate dosages, dispense medications, prepare prescription labels and fill prescriptions for approval by pharmacists.
  • Research and resolve dosage conflicts, potentially harmful drug interactions, insurance issues and other matters to ensure patient safety/wellness and build customer loyalty.
  • Communicate directly with doctors’ office via telephone, fax and email.
  • Work closely with medical assistant for medications to be available with no issues for chronic medication to be dispensed in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • Transmitted daily bulk orders to maintain inventory levels.
  • Prepared prescription transfers to other pharmacies.
  • Monitored supply inventory and promptly submitted replenishment orders to prevent shortages.
Behavior Health Network - Medical Assistant
Holyoke, MA, 05/2009 - 05/2010
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Collected blood, performed pregnancy tests and other laboratory specimens and sent for laboratory testing.
  • Took and recorded patients’ temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.
  • Kept and maintained patients’ privacy and confidential information.
  • Test patients’ blood glucose levels for the provider.
  • Authorized drug refills upon providers' request and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Helped providers examine and treat patients within my scope of practice, assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.
  • Multi-tasked general office duties, such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing out monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Performed monthly inventory and also maintained office and medical supply counts.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam and rooming patients in a timely manner.
  • Filtered providers’ mail and incoming calls to prioritize activity and reduce interruptions.
  • Maintained appointment calendar, filed medical records and assisted providers in patient services.
  • Assisted in ordering lab tests, x-rays, MRI, Ultrasound, and EKG's per providers’ request.
  • Assisted in scheduling regular staff meetings to reduce duplication Software Skills.

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School Attended

  • University of Arizona
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Coconino Community College
  • Specialties – College America

Job Titles Held:

  • Pharmacy Technician II
  • Pharmacy Technician III
  • Medical Assistant


  • Ph.D.
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associates of Arts
  • Associate of Occupational Studies

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