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Pharmacist Jobs

A pharmacist job is not your typical position.

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Whether you work in a retail, hospital, or federal setting, you hold a position of respect and responsibility. At RPh on the Go, we appreciate the significance of your position and we understand your worth. Search our pharmacist job openings now—from travel to per diem to permanent pharmacist positions—and let us help you find an opportunity where you are well respected and rewarded.

Not only do pharmacists prepare prescriptions, but they also review the accuracy of prescriptions, advise patients on their health, oversee the work of pharmacy techs, keep records, administer the flu shot and so much more. To qualify for a job as a pharmacist, you must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Also, pharmacists must have proper licensing.

Pharmacist Job Description

As a pharmacist, you prepare and review the accuracy of prescriptions for your patients, ensuring they meet physician orders and are compatible with other patient therapies. You also compound, package and label medications, as well as provide pharmacological counseling, answer questions and advise patients.

From an operational perspective, you may be responsible for supervising the work of your support staff, including managing technician workflow, and verifying medication preparation and labeling. Additionally, you may encourage the ongoing development of your staff’s pharmacological knowledge by participating and encouraging their participation in clinical programs and training.

You must ensure your pharmacy remains compliant with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and the food and drug administration. To this end, you must ensure your registration is current, understand the existing and new legislation and advise management on needed actions.

Additionally, you are responsible for overseeing a safe and clean work environment, maintaining controlled substance records, adhering to infection-control protocols, and removing expired and damaged pharmaceuticals from the inventory.

Pharmacist Job Requirements

To secure a pharmacist job, you must have:

  • A graduate degree from an accredited pharmacy college recognized by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)
  • Completed an emergency contraception training course approved by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), curriculum-based programs from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy, applicable state or local health department programs, or programs recognized by the board of pharmacy
  • A valid state pharmacist license (or must meet education requirement(s) for state licensure)
  • A current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification

Pharmacist Job Outlook & Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the employment of pharmacists may decline slightly through 2029. Annual wages for pharmacists are significantly higher than many other professions and vary greatly depending on the job location as well as setting. 

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Pharmacy Director - Clinical - Peridot, AZ
Pharmacy - Pharmacy Manager 2 days ago Carmel, IN

RPh on the Go has an opening for a travel Pharmacy Director Clinical, in Peridot, AZ. This is a contract position. Travel assistance is available. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

1.           Directs, manages and supervises daily administrative operations to ensure highest quality service response and delivery consistent with established professional, regulatory and governmental standards

2.           Develops operational and financial outcome measures, related tracking and monitoring systems and a mechanism to integrate efforts into organization-wide Quality Improvement systems

3.           Directs, implements and evaluates development of departmental, functional and/or service related policies and procedures

4.           Proactively assesses program, service and functional effectiveness; makes regular and consistent effort to develop and facilitate continuous process improvement.

5.           Develops and supervises staff through provision of timely feedback and use of appropriate Human Resource policies and tools to facilitate and ensure the ability of staff to achieve highest level of professional growth and desired performance standards

6.           Plans, directs, implements and evaluates computer-based information and dispensing system to ensure ongoing efficiency and accuracy of data capture

7.           Develops, manages and supervises purchasing and inventory management functions to ensure cost effective inventory management while providing timely availability to appropriate pharmaceuticals and related products

8.           Facilitates the professional growth of staff by accurately assessing learning needs, styles and barriers to learning; coordinates learning opportunities.

9.           Prepares monthly progress/operational report; identifies areas of improvement, concern and recommended

10.         Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives

11.         Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor

12.         Performs other as requested

Travel assistance is available!

Hours:

  • 5 day a week
  • 8-hour shifts

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years professional experience with two years of management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy; PharmD preferred including 1 year residency
  • Current and valid state Pharmacy license, required
  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

For immediate consideration please call Wendell Banks at 847-588-7178 or email me at [email protected]