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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
Pharmacist Needed for Mail Order
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.
Pharmacist Needed for Mail Order
RPh on the go is looking for a Staff Pharmacist to with in a specialty/mail order setting in Ontario, Ca. This is a temporary to permanent position of 13 weeks or longer. This staff pharmacist will be legible for full benefits and completive weekly pay!
- Supervise all Technicians, Students, and Staff.
- Fill prescriptions, verifying instructions from prescribing practitioners on the proper amounts of medication to dispense to patients.
- Conduct drug clinical screening to ensure that prescription(s) will not interact negatively with other drugs including non-prescription medications that a patient is taking or health conditions the patient is being treated for.
- Counsel patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine and any potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine.
- Participates in annual pharmacy budget projections.
- Responsible and accountable for operational budgets ensuring that the operation of department is within budget guidelines and providing explanation of significant variances.
- Ensure that billing documents and inventory control records are completed and accurate.
- Facilitate new business and oversee timely and accurate delivery of services to clients.
- CA State Pharmacist license (current, active with no negative history)
- Preferred: Has one year of experience working in a retail (ambulatory) pharmacy setting.
- Preferred: Two years of experience working in a retail (ambulatory) pharmacy setting.
- Must be detailed oriented, able to multi-task and possess good people skills.
- Must possess both written and verbal communication skills in order to interact with patients and clinic staff.
- Analytical skills.
- Pharmacists must provide safe medications efficiently. Pharmacists must provide safe medications efficiently. To accomplish this task the pharmacist shall evaluate a customer’s needs, evaluate the prescriber’s orders, and have extensive knowledge about the effects and appropriate circumstances for giving out a specific medication.
- Communication skills.
- Pharmacists frequently offer advice and counseling to customers. They might need to explain how to take a medicine, for example, and what its side effects are, because improper use medication can pose serious health risks. They also need to offer clear direction to pharmacy technicians and interns.
- Detail oriented.
- Managerial skills.
- Comply with state & federal laws and regulations.
- Operate in a manner consistent with professional, ethical, and legal standards of proper pharmacy practice.
Please apply directly or send resume to [email protected]