Pharmacy techs work in a support role at pharmacies where their main job is to assist pharmacists in managing their job effectively. This may include filling prescriptions and managing labeling duties apart from other administrative work.
Every time you submit your resume for an entry level Pharmacy Technician/Trainee job, you must enclose a compelling cover letter with your resume. This letter is supposed to be a short expression of your relevant skills and future intentions. It should also complement your enclosed résumé.
Following is a cover letter sample for an fresh entry level pharmacy technician who has no hands-on experience in this field. You may use this sample to make a perfect job application.
89 Orwell Road
Orwell, VT 73635
January 2, 2017
Ms. Hope Caine
635 Yellow Road
Orwell, VT 99983
Dear Ms. Caine:
I am applying for Pharmacy Technician position at Pharmacy Plus in anticipation that it will be a challenging opportunity where I will be able to contribute to your immediate and long term goals. I have recently acquired my CPHT certification which makes me a good contender.
I am a strong candidate for this position because I am highly skilled and knowledgeable in:
• Assisting pharmacists to maintain inventories of medications
• Counting, packaging and labeling units for inspection
• Ensuring the information on prescriptions is correct
• Entering clients’ information in databases
• Preparing medications for clients
• Compounding oral solutions, and creams
• Helping with scheduling and workflow
• Billing third party insurers
Furthermore, my excellent communication skills in English and Spanish help me communicate clients of different backgrounds. In addition, I have sound knowledge of preparing IV mixtures and operating automated systems that are used as a base for pharmacy practices. The enclosed resume will provide you with complete details of my education, qualifications and relevant skills.
I look forward to meeting with you, Ms. Caine, and discussing this Pharmacy Tech position further. I am readily available for interview and will call your office after 6 days to follow-up. If you need any further information in the meantime, you may contact me at (001) 111-0033.
Thank you for your time and consideration.