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.Read Less
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Per Diem Staff Pharmacist -Inpatient Hospital -York,PA
RPh on the Go is looking for a Staff Pharmacist that is available for a per diem assignment with a Orthopedic Facility including Rheumatology. This assignment requires the Staff Pharmacist to have IV and Inpatient experience.
IV and inpatient experience (preferred)
PA authorization to immunize (preferred but not required)
Need to start right away.
Schedule: 5:30 am- 1:30 pm, 10am-6pm (subject to alter depending on facility/department needs)
On-call needed: after hours weekends and rotating weekends
Order Entry System: CPSI (will train)
- Evaluate physician drug orders for appropriateness regarding patient condition, organ function, disease state, and concomitant therapies to promote optimal patient outcomes.
- Process physician orders including, but not limited to, order entry into dispensing computer system, appropriate product selection, compounding, labeling, and repacking with completion of record keeping (delegating product preparation activities to pharmacy technicians when appropriate)
- Consult and provide information and guidance to various medical, nursing, and other health care professionals concerning drugs and appropriate use
- Perform patient medication counseling.
- Ensure medications are available to patients to avoid delays in therapy
- May have on-call responsibility outside of regular worked hours
- Assist in assuring drugs are appropriately billed to various areas or patients
- Assist in ensuring pharmacy inventory is maintained
- Other duties as assigned
To learn more about this position or any others at RPh on the Go, email Stacey DiConsiglio your resume to Stacey.DiConsiglio@rphonthego.com or call (773)570-6948.Visit our website for more information and to learn about us at www.rphonthego.com