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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 IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Will work under the direction of a Registered Pharmacist. Prepares routine orders for unit dose dispensing, prepackaged pharmaceuticals, prepared intravenous solutions for dispensing...
Description SUMMARY: Staff pharmacists monitor patient drug therapies including choice of drug, drug dosage, frequency, avoiding drug interactions, and drug allergies. Provide drug information to physicians and nurses, dose drugs under protocol, and fill orders for oral and injectable medications. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each esse...
Description Perform clinical, distributive, supervisional, and educational functions necessary to support the departmental functions. Access to all Patient Health Information related to job function. Uses critical thinking skills and exercises independent decision-making as needed for the provision of safe and rational medication therapy. Qualifications Required: Posses a valid CA pharmacists ...
Description Under the auspices of the Director of Pharmacy, the staff pharmacist is responsible for assuring the drug therapy needs. This individual established rapport with other departments as well as the medical staff and nursing services. He/she supervises department personnel in the absence of the Director or the Assistant Director. Qualifications Individual must be a registered pharmacist...
Description Perform clinical, distributive, supervisional, and educational functions necessary to support the departmental functions. Access to all Patient Health Information related to job function. Uses critical thinking skills and exercises independent decision-making as needed for the provision of safe and rational medication therapy. Qualifications Required: Posses a valid CA pharmacists ...
Description This is a PRN position in our Pharmacy Department. Will work all shifts as needed. Initial needs are primarily for evenings and weekends. Great shift differentials! Under the supervision of Area Director, responsible for accurate dispensing of medication and related processes. Delegates to and supervises pharmacy technicians. Qualifications Education: B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD. E...
Description GENERAL DUTIES: Perform clinical, distributive, supervisional, and educational functions necessary to support the departmental functions. Access to all Patient Health Information related to job function. Uses critical thinking skills and exercises independent decision-making as needed for the provision of safe and rational medication therapy. Qualifications Posses a valid CA pharma...
Description This is a PRN position in our Pharmacy Department. Will work all shifts as needed. Initial needs are primarily for EVENINGS and WEEKENDS. Great shift differentials! Under the supervision of Area Director, responsible for accurate dispensing of medication and related processes. Delegates to and supervises pharmacy technicians. Qualifications Education: B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD. E...
Description Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy or staff Pharmacist, the pharmacist intern is responsible for assuring the drug therapy needs. This individual establishes rapport with other departments as well as the medical staff and nursing services. Qualifications Individual must be a registered pharmacy intern in the State of California and must be awaiting licensure from the ...
Description This is a 40 hr/wk, rotating shift position in our Pharmacy Department. Will be primarily days. We offer student loan repayment assistance! Under the supervision of Area Director, responsible for accurate dispensing of medication and related processes. Delegates to and supervises pharmacy technicians. Qualifications Education: B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD. Experience: None. Hospital...
Description Under the supervision of the Pharmacy Director, the Clinical Informatics Pharmacist implements and supports pharmacy applications from both the application-user and technical perspectives. They are considered experts in the pharmacy applications as they function for clinical users and will provide application and technical support for the product line. Also provides triage and trouble...
Description Responsible for the preparation of medicines and preparations. Mixes, manufactures and dispenses medicines, solutions and I.V. additives and unit doses. Maintains supplies in accordance with established Tenet and pharmacy policy. Answers questions regarding drugs for physicians, staff and patients. Performs other duties as required. Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS: Californ...
Position reports to the Pharmacy Manager and assists with the management of pharmacy operations and staff for assigned department. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - Assist in the successful operation of the department including maximizing gross margins, ensuring sales production, and controlling inventory and expenses. - Supervise the accurate and efficient f...
Description SUMMARY: Staff pharmacists monitor patient drug therapies including choice of drug, drug dosage, frequency, avoiding drug interactions, and drug allergies. Provide drug information to physicians and nurses, dose drugs under protocol, and fill orders for oral and injectable medications. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each esse...
Description Responsible for safe, accurate, and rational distribution and utilization of pharmaceutical agents to patients of all ages. Carried out in accordance with all State and Federal laws, JCAHO Standards, and hospital or departmental policies and procedures. Current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of South Carolina. One year of hospital pharmacy experience in unit dose an...
Description Responsible for safe, accurate, and rational distribution and utilization of pharmaceutical agents to patients of all ages. Carried out in accordance with all State and Federal laws, JCAHO Standards, and hospital or departmental policies and procedures. Current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of South Carolina. One year of hospital pharmacy experience in unit dose an...
Bluefield Regional Medical Center is currently recruiting Evening Shift Pharmacists Join the #1 Healthcare Team in the area! • Hospital experience preferred but not required. Excellent Benefit Package: Vision, Medical, Dental, 401K with Employer Match, Competitive Salary Package, Paid Time Off Program, Shift Differential, Flexible Staffing Paid Premium Apply online at www.bluefieldre...
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...
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...
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...

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