Will “Pharmacy Cashier” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
72% Chance of Automation
“Pharmacy Cashier” will maybe be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #394 out of #702, where higher means 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 Assistant
- Pharmacy Ancillary
- Pharmacy Aide
- Pharmacist Assistant
- Front Counter Clerk
- Drug Purchaser
- Certified Pharmacist Assistant
- Prescription Clerk
- Pharmacy Helper
- Pharmacy Cashier
- Pharmacist's Aide
- Pharmacist Helper
- Pharmacist Aide
- Drug Clerk
- Dispensary Attendant
Tasks for “Pharmacy Cashier”
- Calculate anticipated drug usage for a prescribed period.
- Restock storage areas, replenishing items on shelves.
- Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales.
- Operate capsule or tablet counting machine that automatically distributes a certain number of capsules or tablets into smaller containers.
- Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.
- Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.
- Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.
- Perform clerical tasks, such as filing, compiling and maintaining prescription records, or composing letters.
- Provide customers with information about the uses, effects, or interactions of drugs.
- Deliver medication to treatment areas, living units, residences, or clinics, using various means of transportation.
- 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.
- Compound, package, and label pharmaceutical products, under direction of pharmacist.
- Prepare, maintain, and record records of inventories, receipts, purchases, or deliveries, using a variety of computer screen formats.
- Maintain and clean equipment, work areas, or shelves.
- Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
- Process medical insurance claims, posting bill amounts and calculating copayments.
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- Microsoft Office
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