Pharmacy Clerk

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Perform Clerical Duties

The Pharmacy Clerk plays the role of receptionist, answering phones and greeting new customers in person. They are responsible for the customer service of the pharmacy, which includes receiving customer requests and resolving any customer problems and concerns, referring to supervisory staff when necessary.

Receive and Process Orders

Prescription orders are received by the Pharmacy Clerk, who must then accurately enter all necessary prescription, insurance and customer information in the appropriate computer system. They are responsible for preparing accurate documentation of orders and sending them to the Pharmacist to be filled.

Conduct Pharmacy Transactions

Once an order is filled, the Pharmacy Clerk is responsible for packaging it and completing the sales transaction. This can include creating, printing and attaching appropriate prescription labels and packaging. The Pharmacy Clerk also acts as a cashier, processing sales and operating the pharmacy’s POS system.

Assist Pharmacy Staff

The Pharmacy Clerk may perform any number of additional duties in order to support the operation of the pharmacy and its personnel. This often includes taking inventory, noting stock levels and notifying the pharmacist of any inventory that is low or close to expiring. It can also include performing some pharmacy services under direct supervision of the pharmaceutical staff.

Pharmacy Clerk Skills

Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills, the Pharmacy Clerk should combine their clerical abilities with a dedication to customer service in order to support the everyday operations of the pharmacy. In order to succeed, they must be able to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment and tolerate stress. They must also possess both strong mathematical skills and excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.

Core skills

  • Entering data quickly and accurately
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Providing customer service, both face to face and on the telephone
  • Standing for long periods of time and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Possessing strong mathematical skills
  • Operating cash registers and other related machines

Advanced skills:

  • Pharmacy technician license, Nurse Assistant Diploma/Certificate
  • Graduate from accredited pharmacy technician program
  • Prior pharmacy experience

We are looking for a Pharmacy Clerk to provide clerical services and support in a pharmacy. They handle pharmacy orders and provide general customer s

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