The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Dispenser with Community Health skills in United Kingdom is £8.23.
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Job Description for Pharmacy Dispenser
Pharmacy dispensers ensure medicines and patient data are correct before giving medications to the patient, administering both over-the-counter and prescription medicines as needed. They advise clients on their symptoms and discuss the products that may best help with their issue, as well as bring prescribed medicines to the appropriate containers and apply appropriate labeling. Pharmacy dispensers perform other pharmaceutical-related tasks under the direction of the pharmacist such as counting …Read more
Pharmacy Dispenser Tasks
- Prepare prescriptions.
- Track inventory.
- Prepare labels and directions.
- Maintain and update all records, logs and dispensing summaries.
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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Dispenser
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Skills in Health and Wellness are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Team Leadership, Customer Service and Retail Pharmacy.
Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Dispenser
An early career Pharmacy Dispenser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.22 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Dispenser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.26 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Dispenser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.08 based on 10 salaries.
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