Pharmacy Assistant Job Description

pharmacy assistant job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Pharmacy Assistant Job Description

A pharmacy assistant is a pharmacist assistant.

A pharmacy assistant assists the pharmacist by preparing prescriptions and performing clerical duties.

The pharmacy assistant may spend time in the pharmacy’s consulting room.

A pharmacy assistant typically has a high school diploma, though some employers may train new employees on the job.

Most pharmacy assistants receive on-the-job training, which requires 2 to 4 months to complete.

Job Brief

We’re looking for a pharmacy assistant who is punctual, detail-oriented, and has excellent customer service skills.

Pharmacy Assistant Duties

-Assist pharmacists with dispensing medications to patients, completing patient’s information, and completing insurance forms
-Obtain prescription refills for patients
-Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the pharmacy
-Assist with inventory
-Uses and maintains pharmacy equipment and software
-May perform other duties as assigned

Pharmacy Assistant Responsibilities

-Assist in filling prescriptions, verifying prescriptions, assisting customers with questions, and billing
-Prepare all prescriptions according to policy and procedure standards and state and federal regulations
-Prepare and maintain inventory
-Identify and resolve stock shortages
-Assist pharmacist with inventory counts
-Conduct drug and product training
-Maintain clean, orderly, and safe pharmacy and work area
-Maintain confidentiality of patient information

Requirment And Skills

-Strong interpersonal skills
-Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and meet deadlines
-Ability to provide exceptional customer service
-Strong organizational skills
-Knowledge of basic medical terminology

We believe that diversity is what makes us strong. We are committed to building an inclusive team that reflects the beautiful mosaic of the community we serve. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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