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Include These Pharmacy Manager Skills
- Medication preparation
- Customer advisement and service
- Staff recruitment and supervision
- Inventory control
- Budgeting and purchasing
- Public health/vaccinations
A sample cover letter for a Pharmacy Manager showing comparable abilities and qualifications follows.
Dear Mr. Kinney:
Upon learning of your opening for the Pharmacy Manager position, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As a highly skilled and accomplished professional with comprehensive experience overseeing pharmacy teams, managing daily operations, and ensuring optimal levels of regulatory compliance and patient service and support, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your team’s goals and objectives at Wellness Pharmacy.
My background includes nearly 11 years of excellent experience and success in fast-paced, high-pressure pharmacy environments. From recruiting and managing staff and monitoring employee performance to monitoring inventory and counseling patients on medications, I excel at prioritizing tasks, collaborating with staff and suppliers, and encouraging effective communication and organizational procedures.
Highlights of my experience include…
Excelling in progressively responsible roles with Schmidt’s Pharmacy in New Orleans, culminating in my most recent position as Pharmacy Manager, in which I supervised pharmacy staff and operations while filling more than 1,200 prescriptions each week.
Managing all aspects of pharmacy operations—including planning, scheduling, staff oversight, patient advisement, and regulatory compliance—while developing strategic procedures and processes to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
Surpassing target for immunizations by 47% for flu, pneumonia, shingles, and hepatitis.
Demonstrating a steadfast commitment to providing unparalleled honesty, integrity, and professionalism throughout my career.
Earning a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, as well as licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Louisiana.
My skills in pharmacy management and team leadership have been finely honed, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to this position. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be appreciated.
Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Thomas A. Deleo