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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.Read Less
PRN Veterinary Compounding Pharmacist North Carolina
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
PRN Veterinary Compounding Pharmacist North Carolina
We are looking for a Staff Pharmacist with a Veterinarian background to cover PRN needs at a Veterinary Compounding pharmacy near Morrisville, NC
- August 11,12,19,29 plus ongoing needs
About the Role:
- On an as needed (per diem) basis, fill-in for Pharmacists when needed
- Manage the operations of the pharmacy when the Pharmacist-in-Charge is not available
- Collaborate with prescribers and discuss potential incompatibility issues with patient prescriptions
- Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of pharmacy
- Keep abreast of changing laws, regulations, and new pharmacy-related programs
- Consult with clinic providers, administrators, and other personnel for the purpose of providing quality patient care
- Uphold a clean, customer-friendly workplace, and always project a positive attitude
- Maintain a high level of professionalism consistent with company standards, including dress, personal appearance, and grooming
- Additional responsibilities as needed
- Embrace and perform in the spirit of the company's core values and goals
- Bachelor’s or Doctoral PharmD) degree in Pharmacy
- NC State Pharmacist license in good standing with NO negative history
- 1+ year of full-time retail or clinic pharmacy experience preferred
- Certifications in different areas of Pharmacy and completion of an accredited Post-Graduate residency program a plus
- Must be registered with the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or State Board of Pharmacy
- Previous Veterinary Pharmacy experience is preferred but not required.
- MUST have recent Compounding (non-sterile) and Sterile compounding experience.
- Excellent interpersonal, customer-service, managerial, and communication skills
- Able to efficiently work, mentor, and supervise staff in a fast-paced environment
- Knowledge, and ability to perform, non-sterile compounding. Preference toward candidates that also have a knowledge of sterile compounding.
To Apply: Send resume to [email protected] or text/call 773-570-6948