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”
- Calculate anticipated drug usage for a prescribed period.
- Compound, package, and label pharmaceutical products, under direction of pharmacist.
- Operate capsule or tablet counting machine that automatically distributes a certain number of capsules or tablets into smaller containers.
- Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.
- Maintain and clean equipment, work areas, or shelves.
- Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.
- Restock storage areas, replenishing items on shelves.
- Prepare, maintain, and record records of inventories, receipts, purchases, or deliveries, using a variety of computer screen formats.
- Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
- Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
- Perform clerical tasks, such as filing, compiling and maintaining prescription records, or composing letters.
- Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies or medications, check for out-dated medications, and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low.
- Process medical insurance claims, posting bill amounts and calculating copayments.
- Greet customers and help them locate merchandise.
- Provide customers with information about the uses, effects, or interactions of drugs.
- Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales.
- Deliver medication to treatment areas, living units, residences, or clinics, using various means of transportation.
Related Technology & Tools
- Laminar flow hoods
- HEPA filtered biosafety cabinets
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Laser printers
- Credit card processing machines
- Desktop computers
- Capsule counting machines
- Laboratory blending or mixing equipment
- Cash registers
- Tablet counting machines
- Solid unit dose packaging machines
- Personal computers
- Liquid dose packaging machines
- Label printing machines
- Automatic unit dose strip packaging machines
- Microsoft Office
- Spreadsheet software
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Database software
- Word processing software