About This Career Path
Record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May operate cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.
Greet customers and help them locate merchandise.
Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales.
Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.
Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies or medications, check for out-dated medications, and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low.
Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.
Compound, package, and label pharmaceutical products, under direction of pharmacist.
Provide customers with information about the uses, effects, or interactions of drugs.
Process medical insurance claims, posting bill amounts and calculating copayments.
Calculate anticipated drug usage for a prescribed period.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Customer and Personal Service
Sales and Marketing
Law and Government