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Pharmacist Job Overview


Pharmacists are experts in medicine. In a pharmacist job, you’ll fill prescriptions, customize mixed medicines, help doctors decide which medications to use, keep patients from taking multiple drugs that interact badly and educate consumers about how to use medications safely.

Pharmacist Job Types


Pharmacist jobs are found in a variety of settings:

  • Retail pharmacists work in stores, where they may also handle business tasks.
  • Clinical pharmacists work in hospitals or other types of healthcare facilities where they help care for patients.
  • Consultant pharmacists work for healthcare and insurance organizations where they try to increase efficiency and assist clients who use medicine to manage chronic illness or disease.
  • Pharmacy professors work in postsecondary schools to prepare the next generation for pharmacist careers.
In addition, pharmacists working for themselves are small-business owners who have to market their pharmacy and manage employees and suppliers to be profitable.

Pharmacist Education and Licensure


Pharmacists must hold a PharmD degree, which typically takes four years to complete. All states require pharmacists to be licensed.

Pharmacist Job Market


Pharmacist job opportunities will rise 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. That’s faster than the average for all jobs. The reason for that growth is that the aging Baby Boom generation will increasingly need medications at the same time that many pharmacists will be retiring. More demand for medication coupled with fewer pharmacists means pharmacist employment will be relatively easy to find.

The number of pharmacist jobs is expected to rise in doctors' offices, outpatient healthcare centers and elder-care facilities, the BLS says.

Pharmacist jobs are not evenly distributed around the country. States with the highest populations of older people have the greatest demand for pharmacists.

About one in five pharmacists works part time and more than a third are older than 55.

Pharmacist Salaries


The BLS says the average pharmacist salary was $112,160 in 2011, but pharmacist pay varies somewhat by setting:

  • General merchandise stores: $118,630
  • Physicians’ offices: $117,750
  • Outpatient care centers: $117,510
  • Health and personal-care stores: $114,040
  • General medical and surgical hospitals: $110,810
  • Department stores: $109,240
  • Grocery stores: $108,890
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Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Pharmacist Shoals Hospital has an immediate opening for a PRN Pharmacist to assist the team in providing pharmaceutical care in a professional, highly automated environment. Current Alabama License to practice pharmacy in the state of Alabama is required. For information about Shoals Hospital or to apply online, please visit www.shoalshospital.com. Shoals Hospital is an affiliate of RegionalCar...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER Lynchburg, VA Interested in learning, helping others and a career you can be proud of? If you have the desire and personality necessary to provide individualized support to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, consider employment at CVTC. We are actively seeking the following: Pharmacist (WE164) Hourly; one or two days per week Register...
Job Overview: An Albertsons Pharmacist efficiently manages the operations of the pharmacy, providing prescription product and appropriate service and consultation to every customer; actively participates in and supports clinical services; interacting with other health care professionals, supervising pharmacy technicians, clerks and pharmacy interns in compliance with federal and state laws as wel...
Staff Pharmacist Glendive Medical Center (GMC), a progressive rural healthcare organization located in the picturesque Badlands of Eastern Montana. GMC truly appreciates the trust and support of our patients. As we continue to improve our services and grow to meet the needs of the communities we serve, GMC pledges to remain focused on delivering “patient-centered" care. GMC is seeking a fulltime...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Responsible for promoting appropriate and/or efficient prescribing of prescription drugs among BCBSM participating physicians. This position is also responsible for the education of physicians and influencing of prescribing patterns to reduce BCBSM's drug benefit payout and improve the quality of the benefits as it relates to our members. The incumbent serves as the liaison to the Medical Policy d...
Health Quest is the Hudson Valley’s largest integrated family of hospitals and health care providers, delivering the highest quality care across a variety of service lines, including Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Women’s and Children’s Services and Surgical Services. Our family includes three awarding-winning hospitals—Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, Putnam Hospi...
Long Term Care Non-Retail Pharmacy in Lake Charles is seeking applicants for a Pharmacist-In-Charge. Minimum 3 years experience in retail and/or non-retail is required. Competitive salary package available....
Location: Nellis Air Force Base Position: Pharmacist GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans. Global Consulting International seeks candidates for a full time position Pharmacist service...
The Staff Pharmacist interprets physicians’ prescriptions, contacts doctors or other prescribers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions and expedite processing of order. This position is responsible for compounding and dispensing medications within corporate and regulatory guidelines. The Staff Pharmacist will track order status and outstanding issues as well as consult with patien...
PHARMACIST PART TIME-Flexable Evenings & Weekends LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY seeks PHARMACIST for East Windsor, CT. Duties Include: • Assist and direct support staff in the production and dispensing of medication orders to facilities and residents • Practice appropriate drug utilization review and follow up • Assist and direct the support staff in the production • Ensure that teammates and fa...
About the position Provides consultation for nursing and medical staff regarding prescriptions, orders, drug and pharmaceutical detail, patient reactions, errors and complaints. Suggests alternate drug therapy as appropriate. Dispenses drugs, compounds medications per professional standards and monitors drug therapy per medical staff. Prevents and ensures incompatibilities of toxic compounds will...
Job Description JOB TITLE: Staff Pharmacist REPORTS TO: Supervising Pharmacist STATUS: Full Time FLSA STATUS: Exempt Essential Duties and Responsibilities · Process and fill prescription in accordance to all Federal and State regulations. · Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures. · Participate in all company Quality Improvement activities as required. · Supervise all...
Job Purpose: Serve Nursing Home patients by preparing medications; giving pharmacological information and monitoring patient drug therapies. Duties: * Reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities. * Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals. * Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions. ...
Company Confidential Brooklyn, NY, 11210
Looking for a part-time pharmacist, at an independent pharmacy. Located in Brooklyn NY Hours/days are flexible Opus knowledge a plus experience required at least 2-5 years email resume to *****...

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