Pharmacy Aides:

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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $23,430.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 443
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -9.69 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Customer Service
Critical Thinking
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Stock medical or patient care supplies
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
Control organizational, product, or material inventory
Maintain inventory of office supplies
Inventory medical supplies or instruments
Dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceuticals
Deliver prescribed medications and pharmaceuticals

Performing General Physical Activities

Clean patient or treatment rooms
Clean laboratory, healthcare, or medical equipment
Transport biological or other medical materials

Performing Administrative Activities

Process customer transactions
Perform clerical work in medical settings
Transcribe spoken or written information

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Inventory Control
Patient Information Collection
Inventory Maintenance
Prescription Review
Quality Assurance and Control
Medical Coding
Customer Service Enhancement
Customer Complaint Resolution

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