Air Force

4P0X1:Pharmacy (4P0X1)

They manage administrative and technical pharmacy activities, including requisitions, stocks, compounds, and dispensing pharmaceuticals.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Air Force Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for filling and dispensing medications. These airmen work side by side with the Pharmacist to ensure all orders are processed quickly and effectively. Pharmacy Technicians will work with providers, patients, and insurance companies. They will prepare drug orders daily. Calculating the number of ingredients needed to make a compounded drug is an essential part of preparing drug orders. Pharmacy Technicians will receive the requests for prescriptions and work with the patient to make sure the correct information is received. Individuals will develop efficient work methods and operating procedures to enable all employees to work diligently.

Military Duties Translated:

After completing the required education and training for a Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacist position you will have the tools needed to work in a Pharmacy in the civilian world. The skills learned will directly relate to positions in clinics, inpatient, outpatient, hospitals and private businesses. You can generally find positions in Pharmacies by searching online or by going into locations that you know have Pharmacies. When using online platforms such as Indeed, you can find positions that give Military preference. Positions that state military preference will include the information in the job description.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Pharmacist