Pharmacist cover letter

                                                                       Pharmacist cover letter

These days a majority of pharmacists are taking the help of cover letters to express themselves best in terms of experience and educational qualification at the time of interview. A cover letter best shows what a candidate can possess both professionally and technically. Always write a cover letter by keeping recruiter in the mind. It should be simple and effective to impress the employer. The main purpose of writing a cover letter is to get the interview call from the employer as soon as possible. Explain the purpose and why you are looking for this particular post.

Before start writing the pharmacist cover letter know your duties and responsibilities.  A clinical pharmacist is the one who gives guidance and information about all types of prescribed drugs and their side effects. He also mentions the dosage amount to each and every patient. Clinical pharmacist closely works with health care providers and patients most of the times.

A clinical pharmacist is also experienced in non traditional and traditional therapy programs and performs extensive search to prevent and treat the diseases effectively. Labeling various medications, organizing pharmacy technician duties and drug recommendation are some of the general duties of pharmacist.

As a Pharmacist you should write cover letter to describe your professional goals, objectives and educational certifications. Also include your work experience and other strengths. Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and outstanding people skills are some of the strengths you can include in your cover letter. Irrespective of whether you are experienced or fresher, it is always a good practice to write the cover letter that can increase you odds of getting the right job. Clearly mention what attracted you to apply for this job and how you can deliver best in it. Always follow a business format while writing the cover letter.

Pharmacists cover letter example

Mr. David Smith

Hiring Manager


Franklin road

E34 6DD

18th February 2012

Dear Mr. Smith

I am Richard, a Certified Pharmacy Technician, writing this letter after going through your ad posted in one of the local newspapers for the position of Pharmacy Technician. I am here by expressing my strong interest in applying for this post as I feel my experience and skills come handy in dealing with this work effectively.

Highlights of my qualifications

  • Seven years of experience in pharmacy tech

  • practiced both hospital and retail pharmacy operations

  • complete knowledge of plan limitations, metric systems, third party formularies, pharmaceutical calculations and medical terminology

  • performed excellently in all types of pharmacy tech positions apprehended

I have completed my Pharmacy course from the University of Cambridge in the year 2004. The resume included with the cover letter give more detailed information about my work experience, interests and education. It would be great if you can arrange for face to face meeting at the earliest possible to discuss the opportunity further.

I am expecting your call as soon as possible. Thanks for considering my application and spending your precious time in reading this cover letter.


Richard David


F3 3BC

M: 0003 666 XXXX