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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.
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.
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
Description: Specialty Pharmacy! Unique Opportunity! OptumRx! 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) The Clinical ...
Job Description: Safeway pharmacists enjoy working in a community pharmacy setting that provides total health care to their neighborhood customers. Retail pharmacies provide the most accessible health care resources in the community. Now, more than ever, retail pharmacists are looked to for guidance in managing the total health of their patients. Our pharmacists are part of a community where th...
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....
Independent PHARMACY in Muskogee seeks outgoing and motivated full time Pharmacist please send resume at ***** or contact Dave at 918-682-5584 This job listing brought to you by The Muskogee Phoenix...
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Pharmacist needed part-time to work with a dermatologist compounding and dispensing topical medications for a dermatology practice. The position will involve helping to determine the best formulations, setting up the compounding area of the office, determining the best software to use, mixing, tracking, and dispensing the medications. Must be knowledgeable with compounding topical medications. Mus...
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist: Our client hospital located in Massachusetts offers a comprehensive range of general and specialty services for medical, surgical, pediatric and obstetrical patients. Sophisticated diagnostic testing services and state-of-the-art procedures are available in one centralized location all within a highly sophisticated and automated state of the art brand new pharmacy ra...
Company: Yoh Pharmacist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Tampa, FL. Top Skills You Should Possess: - Prior Pharmacist experience - Active FL Pharmacist License What You'll Be Doing: - Review and interpret prescription information as entered by the data entry pharmacy technicians to ensure all prescriptions are accurate and complete. - Reviews drug-drug and drug...
Pharmacist Needed! Sterling is a small independent, retail pharmacy. We have a need for a full time retail pharmacist in the great community of Rushford, MN. Position offers competitive pay, benefits, a positive work environment and favorable hours. Qualifications: Licensed Pharmacist in the State of MN. For consideration apply online at: www.thedrugstorewithmore.com...
Sutter Tracy Community Hospital is a not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital serving the residents of Tracy since 1954. Sutter Tracy Community Hospital has a total of 82 inpatient beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital affiliated with Sutter Health in 1993. The Staff Pharmacist I participates in all operational activities...
Looking for an elderly pharmacist to work part time. A semi-retired pharmacist would be a good candidate. This to check remote locations so a lot of sitting and checking monitors. 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 inte...
A-Line Staffing is Looking for 2 Pharmacist's in the San Antonio, TX area. These Pharmacist will have a great opportunity to get in with a Big Time Pharmaceutical Company. The Pharmacist will work any 8 hour shift between 7a-7p Monday - Sunday. If you are interested in learning more about this Pharmacist Position then please contact Jared Petrill at 877-782-3334 or by Email at JPetrill@alinestaffi...
Memorial Hermann Katy seeks a Pharmacist to join the team for a varied shift. Individual must be willing to rotate weekends and holidays and rotate between day and evening shifts. Must be IV Certified. Position is responsible for filling and labeling prescriptions, providing drug-related information to patients, hospital employees and medical staff, and supervising the activities of pharmacy tech...
Job Description Excellent opportunity... Schedule: M-F 8 hour shift worked between the hours of 7 AM- 8PM NO WEEKENDS, NO HOLIDAYS, NO OVERNIGHT SHIFT Fortune 25 company, Top Employer to work for in St Louis. LEADING SPECIALTY PHARMACY Must Be Licensed in MO Position Summary Review and interpret prescription information as entered by the data entry pharmacy technicians to ensure all prescr...
General Overview Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 150 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain, just 3.4 miles from the Longwood medical area, and across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of the surrounding communities by offering comprehensive medic...
Description Atlanta Medical Centers Pharmacy department offers a wealth of opportunities for employees. Our decentralized department offers participation in clinical pharmacy consultations to all Pharmacists and also offers the opportunity to be involved in clinical initiatives. Our Pharmacists are involved in the mentoring and leading of our pharmacy technicians as well as pharmacy students. Ou...
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. ...
PHARMACIST NEEDED PHARMACIST NEEDED: Norristown based closed-door pharmacy is seeking part-time Pharmacist for a fast paced work environment. Qualified individuals will have closed-door pharmacy and long-term care pharmacy experience. Experience with FrameworkLTC software and TCGRx pillow packaging is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified applicants must be available dayli...
Job Description Award winning, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, WA is #4 on the list of the Top 100 Integrated Health Care Systems in the nation! We are a leading-edge, integrated, not for profit, health organization comprised of five hospitals: Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital, Allenmore Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Auburn Medical Center, along with 93 clinics i...
DEFINITION The Pharmacy Manager to assist in pharmacy operations by supporting the mission, vision, and values of the Pharmacy. The pharmacists manager will provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care through filling prescriptions, providing clinical services, and counseling patients. In addition, the pharmacists are responsible to maintain standards of the Pharmacy and the staff. Essential Functi...
The Clinical Information System Department is committed to the University of California Davis Health System's mission of quality education, research, and community service by facilitating patient care through availability of well documented and Electronic Medical Records and clinical systems, databases. The Department is comprised of many complex multi-faceted teams. This position will work on the...
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$82,000.00 - $137,700.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacist
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Education / Training
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Completes pharmacy objectives by preparing medications; giving pharmacological information to multidisciplinary health care team; monitoring patient drug therapies.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Attention to Detail
Maintains records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs.
Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
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