You can use this Pharmacist cover letter example for your job applications. Remember to edit this sample for your needs first.
As a pharmacist you will need a degree in pharmacy and so make sure you mention this in your covering letter as well as any other related training or courses that you have done. Any pharmacy work, whether paid or voluntary should also be mentioned. You will also need to deal with people and possible train and supervise staff members and so good communication skills need to be demonstrated as well.
Prioritising is important as the job can get busy and so you need to give an example of when you have gained the skills to be able to do this. You will also need to be accurate, methodical and have a good memory and so evidence of these skills is important. You will need to be able to use a computer and so evidence of IT skills, either qualifications or experience is important.
You will need to have a good understanding of science and so on top of your qualifications you will need to show a scientific interest. This is a responsible job and so you will need to show that you have a responsible personality and understand the importance of giving the correct advise to patients and administering the right quantities of the correct medications.
Pharmacist Cover Letter Example
Dear [Insert Name]
Pharmacist vacancy advertised in Learnist.org
I wish to apply for the position of Pharmacist at your Manchester branch as advertised on Learnist.org on 25th January.
For the past two years I have been a valuable asset at Tesco Pharmacy in Manchester and have made many contributions to the effective management of the company. I deal with supplying prescription drugs and advice to the public on a daily basis along with maintaining the continued resupply of stock. I have enclosed a copy of my current CV which provides further details of my education, work experience and references.
I am a positive team-player and am confident that my skills and valuable experience make me an excellent candidate for the role.
I would be delighted to provide you with any further information you require and thank you for taking the time to consider my application.
Pharmacist Cover Letter Example
Dear Mr Smith
I would like you to consider my application for the Pharmacist position that is advertised in the Bristol News.
For the last three years I have been employed with Davis Pharmacy in Exeter and have made frequent contributions to the successful running of the business. My daily duties include ensuring the correct and safe supply of medical services to the public, giving advice to customers and also supplying prescription medicines to customers.
I am a very good communicator and enjoy interaction with the public where I can help them with any conditions. I am a hardworking, enthusiastic person and would be thrilled to work for your business given its exemplary reputation for progressive healthcare. I believe I am an ideal candidate with the experience you are looking for. My background in clinical pharmacy has provided a sound framework for my transition to a customer-facing role.
The enclosed CV provides a more detailed description of my education, interests, and work experience.
Thank you for considering my application, I would welcome a phone call so that we might be able to set up an interview time. I am available most afternoons, and look forward very much to hearing from you.