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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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687 Pharmacist jobs found on Monster.

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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 fil...
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 and...
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 pharmacist...
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) Monday- Friday 8am-5pm (Work 1 Saturday a month). Job Summary Und...
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) Monday- Friday 8am-5pm (Work 1 Saturday a month). Job Summary Und...
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, resp...
JOB TITLE:? ??????????? Pharmacist STATUS:???????????????????Exempt REPORTS TO:?????? Pharmacist In Charge GENERAL:? In conjunction with Managers supervise staff manage workflow and production and staff scheduling in adherence with company policies and procedures. ??Supervise compounding and labeling processes and provide training for new employees. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.? Supervise pharmacy technic...
Staff pharmacist in a retail setting. Schedule is light on the weekends and no late evenings. Description: 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. * Dispens...
Opening for 6-month or longer contract position in the Santa Cruz, CA area starting on August 4th. Position requires: CA Pharm License 2 years of work experience preferred in a clinical setting though will consider outpatient pharmacist experience as well....
Philidor Rx Services is having a job fair at their new West Coast location in Phoenix, Arizona! Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 12pm – 7pm 4217 E. Cotton Center Blvd., Suite 125 Phoenix, AZ 85040 Join our dedicated team! We are hiring for the following positions: Pharmacy Claims Specialist Pharmacist Qualified candidate will provide assistance adjudicating complex reimbursement and insurance benefit inve...
Pharmacist Merced, CA Impatient Valley Healthcare currently has a Hospital in the Modesto, CA area that has a need for a Pharmacy traveler. Start ASAP, 13 weeks, with possibility of long term. Shift will be 10 hour night shift 4 nights on and 3 nights off, then 3 nights on and 4 nights off. Schedule: The schedule is a 4 on, 3 off, 3 on , 4 off pattern. They work a 10 hours straight. 2100 to 0700....
HCC Pharmacy Staffing is seeking a well-qualified Florida Pharmacist, who has multiple state licensures for a full time opportunity with a specialty pharmacy in the Orlando, Florida area. This specialty pharmacy supports chronic disease, and organ transplant patients. Part of the responsibilities for this position incurs remote order entry with affiliated pharmacies in various states. Ideally the...
A Hospital in Nome Alaska is looking for a Clinical Pharmacist for 13 weeks - option to extend for a year or more if you like. This is a 18 bed Critical Care and 15 bed Long Term Care. We can offer $1700+ per week after taxes with Housing and travel provided by facility. If interested, please send a resume. Note that you need HOSPITAL experience as a Pharmacist otherwise please don't apply. Thanks...
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....
SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to provide drug information, both verbally and in writing, to retail customers and other healthcare practitioners (Rite Aid Pharmacists, Physicians, etc.). The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The associate is responsib...
PHARMACIST in CHARGE ProxsysRx, a rapidly growing pharmacy services company developing a new model of healthcare delivery for hospital outpatient pharmacy is seeking candidates for a Monday-Friday, no nights or weekends position in Meridian. Minimum qualifications include: Licensed in Mississippi 1-3 years of retail experience Additional qualifications include: Ability to thrive in a fast paced en...
We are seeking registered pharmacist in the Akron/Canton area to join our pool of per diem pharmacists. We currently have shifts open in retail and long-term care pharmacy. For further consideration please submit your resume with a brief cover letter....
Great opportunity for a part-time Pharmacist to work within the Athens Regional Medical Center retail pharmacy. We’re looking for customer service oriented pharmacists to work around 21 ½ hours per week and alternating weekends. The pharmacy is open Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm and Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5pm. Prior retail pharmacy experience and exceptional computer skills are required. Pharmacists shoul...
Soliant is seeking a Pharmacist with recent inpatient experience for a hospital south of Detroit. This contract position is expected to last around 13 weeks, and then converts into permanent placement. Scheduling is 7on/7off, with overnight hours. Must have a high level of accuracy and concentration. Primary job duties are verifying and order entries. -Must have a clear and active MI license -Rece...
DescriptionIN 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. The Clinical Pharmacist assists the Director of Pharmacy Services administer the pharmacy program of the Medicaid and Medicare Health Plans, and reports to the Director of Pharmacy Serv...
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Pharmacist

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