Will “Certified Pharmacist Assistant” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
72% Chance of Automation
“Certified Pharmacist Assistant” will maybe be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #394 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
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.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 31-9095.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 28,420.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 13.00
- Currently, there are 36,660 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Pharmacy Aides”.
Also Known As…
- Pharmacy Aides
- Pharmacy Clerk
- Pharmacy Cashier
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Pharmacy Ancillary
- Pharmacy Aide
- Pharmacist Assistant
- Front Counter Clerk
- Drug Purchaser
- Prescription Clerk
- Pharmacy Helper
- Pharmacist's Aide
- Pharmacist Helper
- Pharmacist Aide
- Drug Clerk
- Dispensary Attendant
- Certified Pharmacist Assistant
Tasks for “Certified Pharmacist Assistant”
- Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
- Restock storage areas, replenishing items on shelves.
- Operate capsule or tablet counting machine that automatically distributes a certain number of capsules or tablets into smaller containers.
- Perform clerical tasks, such as filing, compiling and maintaining prescription records, or composing letters.
- Calculate anticipated drug usage for a prescribed period.
- Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies or medications, check for out-dated medications, and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low.
- Greet customers and help them locate merchandise.
- Prepare, maintain, and record records of inventories, receipts, purchases, or deliveries, using a variety of computer screen formats.
- Process medical insurance claims, posting bill amounts and calculating copayments.
- Deliver medication to treatment areas, living units, residences, or clinics, using various means of transportation.
- Provide customers with information about the uses, effects, or interactions of drugs.
- Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.
- Maintain and clean equipment, work areas, or shelves.
- Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales.
- Compound, package, and label pharmaceutical products, under direction of pharmacist.
- Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
- Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.
Related Technology & Tools
- Personal computers
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Credit card processing machines
- Liquid dose packaging machines
- HEPA filtered biosafety cabinets
- Tablet counting machines
- Capsule counting machines
- Desktop computers
- Label printing machines
- Laminar flow hoods
- Cash registers
- Automatic unit dose strip packaging machines
- Laser printers
- Laboratory blending or mixing equipment
- Solid unit dose packaging machines
- Word processing software
- Microsoft Excel
- Spreadsheet software
- Microsoft Office
- Database software
- Microsoft Word