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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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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...
Part time. Evenings during the week and two Sunday evenings per month. MA RPh and prior hospital pharmacy experience required. Knowledge of Meditech and Pyxis is preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to ***** Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, is an 88-bed community hospital, affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, that remains com...
Job Description Clinical Pharmacist EFL Aventura Hospital & Medicla Center PRN(Job Number: 08751-8114) Work Location: United States-Florida-Aventura-Aventura Hospital & Medical Cntr-North Miami Area Schedule: PRN/Per Diem Description Job Summary - The General Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing general clinical and pharmacy services. This includes supervision of technical staff. ...
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....
Company Confidential Ogden, UT, 84201
The primary purpose of this position is to assist customers with their health care needs by filling prescriptions and providing excellent customer service and assisting with supervising Pharmacy associates. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. ESSENTIAL DUTI...
"Why choose Penn Medicine? As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus' offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy....
Qualified candidate must have a valid Pharmacist License in the state of Delaware. They must have the ability to read, write, and speak English proficiently, as well as understand and follow English Instructions. Bi Lingual is a plus. Strong PC skills and previous experience with McKesson Enterprise Software are preferred. Some of the duties include entering patient information, preparing labels, ...
We are seeking a pharmacist with experience in sterile procedures. We are in the process of opening a 503(b) FDA outsourcing facility. Experience in sterile compounding is not required but would be a desired skill set for the position. We provide health insurance, 401K, and a competitive compensation package. Must have a current Ohio pharmacist license to be considered for the position. The candid...
We are an independent retail pharmacy seeking a full-time Sterile Compounding Pharmacist for our brand new; state-of-the art Sterile Compounding Facility. The Pharmacist will be responsible for developing and building our Sterile Compounding business from the ground floor up. This is a position for someone with business initiative and a strong sense of motivation. All required licenses are in pl...
Independent Retail Pharmacist Full-time / Part-time Position Summary: Have the flexibility to practice your profession in an environment that rewards integrity, sound judgment, and innovative thinking. Realize your own vision as both a medical practitioner and businessperson in order to deliver the greatest impact on the patients and customers who have placed their trust in you. Join our group ...
Pharmacist CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place for you. A...
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....
Description: You're looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? OptumRx is creating an innovative approach to Pharmacy Benefit Management. Here you'll find a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. With better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital, you'll open doors fo...
PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacie...
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....
Department: InPt Pharmacy-Operations Location: Multiple Locations Employment Type: Full Time Job Type: Non-Union Work Shift: Days Work Days: 8-4:30 Hours/Week: 40 Requisition Number: hrq-49975 Job Details: 1. Regular inpatient internal medicine and family medicine care team rounding. 2. monitors drug therapy using implicit and explicit criteria to ensure safety and effectiveness. 3. per...
Specialty Staff Pharmacist Our Pharmacy is a locally pharmacist owned and operated independent pharmacy. We strive to provide our patients with exceptional care and are dedicated to the health and welfare of our patients. We pride ourselves on the numerous services we offer. We currently specialize in the treatments of various disease states requiring injectable medications. Dispensing these inje...
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....

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