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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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Description PHARMACIST-CLINICAL Clinical pharmacists are responsible for the safe, accurate, and rational utilization of medications. These responsibilities encompass the procurement, distribution, monitoring, and destruction of medication. Clinical pharmacists have daily responsibility for the supervision of Pharmacy Technicians. Clinical Pharmacists specialized services include: advising physi...
DescriptionInterprets physician medication orders. Acts as drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel. Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceuticals. Is responsible for drug distribution,BS in Pharmacy or PharmD.-Must have Pharmacy license....
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description Assists the pharmacist in the daily activities of the pharmacy. Duties include cart fill, stock replenishment, purchasing, IV admixture, hourly deliveries, and interactions with other departments. All technician functions are under the supervision of a Tennessee licensed pharmacist and in accordance with state and federal law. This is a PRN position. Works rotating shifts as needed. ...
The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing general clinical and operational pharmacy services. License / Certifications / Requirements Active pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy Education: Requires Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, or Pharm. D. degree from an ACPE- accredited School of Pharmacy. Experience: One year of hospital Pha...
Description: As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealthcare Military and Veterans is currently seeking a C...
Description: As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) As a Clinical Pharmacist you will conduct research and maintain...
Job Description Clinical Pharmacist EFL NWMC - Part-Time(Job Number: 08751-8267) Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County Schedule: Part-time Description Job Summary - The General Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing general clinical and pharmacy services. This includes supervision of technical staff. Supervisor - Pharmacy Direc...
Overview: As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, res...
Conroe Regional Medical Center – Conroe, TX Pharmacist Conroe Regional Medical Center is being recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center after expanding to 360 beds, a staff of 1,200 with over 250 physicians on staff. Both the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Emergency Department are Level III services - providing higher levels of care that are not readily available in ...
Conroe Regional Medical Center – Conroe, TX Pharmacist Conroe Regional Medical Center is being recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center after expanding to 360 beds, a staff of 1,200 with over 250 physicians on staff. Both the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Emergency Department are Level III services - providing higher levels of care that are not readily available in ...
Pharmacist PRN ( Job Number: 06437-53198 ) Work Location : United States-Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe Schedule : PRN/Per Diem Description Conroe Regional Medical Center – Conroe, TX Pharmacist Conroe Regional Medical Center is being recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center after expanding to 360 beds, a staff of 1,200 with over 250 physicians on...
Pharmacist ( Job Number: 06437-52158 ) Work Location : United States-Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe Schedule : Full-time Description Conroe Regional Medical Center – Conroe, TX Pharmacist Conroe Regional Medical Center is being recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center after expanding to 360 beds, a staff of 1,200 with over 250 physicians on staff....
Kingwood Medical Center – Kingwood, Texas Clinical Staff Pharmacist Kingwood Medical Center is currently looking for a Clinical Staff Pharmacist. Responsibilities: Accurate interpretation, verification and computer entry of physician orders. Check and verify all medication dispensing. Monitor drug therapy of all patients with sound professional judgment. Inventory maintenance. Employee wil...
ANY STATE LICENSE ACCEPTED! We are seeking a Pharmacist to provide healthcare services at one of our many healthcare facilities. Valid license from ANY US STATE or TERRITORY accepted. At ABSS we take care of our healthcare professionals! We offer: • Competitive pay rates • Professional housing assistance to simplify your journey • 24/7 contact and support Requirements: - ANY STATE LICENSE ...
Job Description Clinical Pharmacist - Full-time(Job Number: 02873-5834) Work Location: United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach Schedule: Full-time Description Monitors, evaluates and makes recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. Supervises technicians by allocating and coordinating work flow. Guides and advises te...
Pharmacist – Pharmacy System Pool – On Call Florida Hospital seeks to hire a Pharmacist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Facility Profile Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eigh...
Tracking Code 1585 Job Description Under supervision of Operations Manager, Pharmacy and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, checks medication orders and enters them into the computer according to applicable professional standards. Furnishes information concerning medications and therapeutics to physicians and nurses. Maintains stock inventory and supplies. May provide instruction and direction to tec...
Pharmacist .5 FTE and every other Saturday a.m. Join our growing organization on our exciting mission to improve health and well-being! At Hudson Hospital & Clinic, you will find a culture of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly partnership. Located just off I-94 between the Minnesota and Wisconsin border, you’ll find exceptional, personalized care at Hudson Hospital & Clinic. ...
Job Purpose: Serves patients by preparing medications; giving pharmacological information to multidisciplinary health care team; monitoring patient drug therapies. Duties: * Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities. * Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals. * Controls medications by moni...

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