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Retail Pharmacy Jobs in Iowa

Your role as a retail pharmacist or a retail pharmacy tech is crucial.

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You provide quality service to the patients who need you most, working with their doctors and insurance companies to ensure they receive the medication they need. RPh on the Go’s selection of retail pharmacy jobs offers you many options – helping you find the right fit for your career needs.

What is Retail Pharmacy?

A retail pharmacy is simply a pharmacy that provides medications to the general public. Patients and their families can pick up prescribed medications, over-the-counter drugs, and sometimes other miscellaneous household items at a retail pharmacy. A pharmacy within a hospital or long term care facility are not considered retail.

Retail Pharmacy Job Types: Technicians & Pharmacists

In a retail pharmacy setting, there are two roles, pharmacy technicians and pharmacists. Retail pharmacy technician and pharmacist jobs at RPh on the Go require certain responsibilities. You are trusted to perform a wide range of duties, all revolving around patient safety and satisfaction.

Retail Pharmacy Technician Job Description

Retail pharmacy technician’s tasks vary greatly depending on the pharmacy. In general, your job is to assist the pharmacist and to work with patients on their needs. Other tasks include:

  • Assisting the pharmacist prepare medications and distribute them to patients.
  • Customer service - answer the phone, greet patients, and check patients out.
  • Helping maintain inventory and order new stock.

Pharmacists

In general, your goal as an RPh on the Go pharmacist is to get the right medication to patients so you can help them feel better. Every pharmacy is different and so are the expectations of their pharmacists, however, some responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing and dispensing medication - whether it be counting out pills or measuring liquids into proper containers.
  • Working with insurance companies and patients to determine coverage and substitutions if needed.
  • Answering patient questions about their medications, including medication instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tracking inventory of the store’s medications and healthcare supplies.
  • Following the guidelines and procedures outlined by state and federal regulations. Including correct storage of medications, disposing of expired medication, and checking IDs.
  • Administer vaccines, such as the Flu vaccine.

Retail Pharmacy Job Outlook & Salary

Typically, retail pharmacists make a salary higher than other pharmacy professionals, but it varies greatly depending on the city and state of the pharmacy.

Retail pharmacy techs’ salaries vary greatly depending on the pharmacy that they are working for. Employment of pharmacy techs is projected to grow about 4% through the next 10 years.

Looking for a full-time retail pharmacy job, or are you searching for just a few shifts here and there? Whatever you’re looking for, RPh on the Go can find you the career, the benefits, the flexibility, and the freedom you’re looking for in your job. We have retail pharmacy jobs in small corner pharmacies and large retail chains. No matter what you are looking for, we have a retail pharmacy job for you.

Amazing things are in store – search our retail pharmacy jobs now!

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Pharmacist (Retail) Iowa
Pharmacy - Staff Pharmacist - Retail 20 days ago Des Moines, IA

RPh on the Go is looking for Pharmacists with great retail experience. Looking for the right candidate with a great mindset, has flexibility, and willing to take contract assignments. Compensation and Benefits are competitive with weekly pay periods. Let us help you find that right opportunity that reflects your values and requirements.

Overview:

  • Experience in Retail Pharmacy Setting
  • Up to Date Iowa Licensure and Clean Background
  • Software and Computer Skills
  • Weekly Pay via Direct Deposit

 

 

If interested, apply today by sending your resume to Shayan Hassan: shayan.hassan@rphonthego.com or call 773-570-6945. Please feel free to reach out for any questions and to explore other opportunities as well!