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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
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. Qualifications Current Pharmacist license in the State of Alabama or the ability to obtain required. Must maintain AL Board of Pharmacy Parenteral Certification. Previous e...
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...
A-Line Staffing is looking for 3 Pharmacists in Northbrook, IL. These Pharmacist opportunities will be Monday - Friday and will be any 8 hour shift between 7am - 7pm. These Pharmacist opportunities will be starting hopefully within the Month of August/September. I have listed a Detailed Job Description and Job Requirements for you to review. If you are interested in the Pharmacist opportunity you ...
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...
Pharmacy SUMMARY As the discipline specifically trained in medication use and medication use systems, Pharmacists are responsible to the patient for ensuring medication orders are safe and appropriate; that drugs are stored, prepared and delivered to patient care areas according to generally accepted professional standards; and collaborating with nurses, physicians, and other staff to ensure saf...
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 1. Prepares, dispenses, and monitors medication; interpreting physician orders correctly and in a timely manner. 2. Provides clinical services through participating in drug utilization and evaluation. Documents the intervention and outcome. Remains current with industry developments. 3. Clarifies questionable orders with physician. 4. Supervises and optimizes the workload of the ph...
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...
A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 6 Pharmacists to work in San Antonio, TX. These positions are Mon-Fri 40hrs per week. Compensation is very well on these positions. You will be working in a closed door setting in an office environment. I have listed below the job summary for you to review. If you are interested please call me or email me right away at ***** or 877-782-333...
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...
Job Description Pharmacist - Full-time - Nights(Job Number:02873-5528) 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 techn...
Staff Pharmacist AxelaCare Health Solutions Location: Omaha, NE Opportunity Snapshot This role offers you the opportunity to play an influential and visible role as our company continues to grow! AxelaCare Health Solutions is searching for individuals who have a drive to help patients and forward medicine through cutting edge outcomes technology and a patient-centric focus. In this role, you ...
Pharmacist Philidor Rx Services, LLC is a full-service pharmaceutical distribution operation committed to providing excellent customer service. Our dedicated team is comprised of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Call Center Agents, Reimbursement Specialists and an IT & Development Department. With a common goal of achieving an incomparable level of service in each department, our team collabora...
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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
Reviews prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
Develops hospital staff's pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals.
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