Your role is critical to the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy and you must be prepared to meet any challenges that arise. With competitive pay and benefits, a buzzing environment, and a high job satisfaction rate, becoming a staff pharmacist can be the career of your dreams.
Staff Pharmacist Job Description
Staff pharmacists have many essential responsibilities. Interpreting and filling prescription orders, supervising pharmacy technicians and representatives, and conducting Drug Utilization Reviews are a few of the duties. You can expect to consult with patients regarding drug interactions, side effects, and directions. Staff pharmacists also verify medication labeling and prescription authenticity. The ability to communicate effectively with both prescribers and patients is crucial, as well as ensuring customer satisfaction.
Staff Pharmacist Education & Experience Requirements
To qualify for most staff pharmacist jobs, you will need a bachelor’s, master's and doctoral degree (Pharm D.) in pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences. Some employers prefer prior pharmacy experience, such as an internship or other positions in a related field. You will also need a current pharmacy license in the state you are working. As a staff pharmacist, you will need strong interpersonal skills, the ability to efficiently process multiple tasks and exceptional written and verbal communication.
Staff Pharmacist Salary and Job Outlook
Staff pharmacist salaries can vary, depending on several factors. Where you live, which setting you work in, and how much experience you have all contribute to your salary. In the United States, the average annual salary for staff pharmacists is much higher than the national average salary for all job segments. The job outlook appears promising as the field of medicine and pharmacy is evolving and growing continually. Whether you are tailoring your staff pharmacist resume for retail, hospitals, clinics, or other healthcare settings, you can expect a thriving, dynamic, and rewarding career.Read Less
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Travel Pharmacist IHS - Eagle Butte, South Dakota
RPh on the Go is looking for a Travel Pharmacist for a three-month contract to work in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. This is a Full-Time assignment that requires a 3+ month commitment. Pharmacist must be able to assist with vaccinations.
- Active Pharmacist License
- Clear background
- 1+ years of recent experience
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Outstanding customer service
- Immunization certified.
Industry: Health Care; Indian Health Services
Hours: Monday to Friday, day shift 8-5 or 9-6 no weekends
Travel will be paid as well as lodging and per diem.
RPh on the go, we make live better for those who make lives better! Full comprehensive health benefits available to those with full-time hours. (Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and more.) For more information on this position or others across the nation, contact: