Browse available Pharmacist Jobs. A Pharmacist is an intermediary between a physician and a patient. He/she provides prescribed medicines to a patient and offers their advice and guidance about its safe usage. A doctor detects the disease a patient might be suffering from and prescribes a particular drug. A Pharmacist then prepares the medications, guides the patient on its dosage and monitors improvements in that person. Generally, knowledge in multi-disciplinary medical field is necessary to qualify as a pharmacist. The dosage of each drug must be known in detail. He/she must have the intuition to detect when a medication is not working for a patient. A pharmacist, also, must be through with all the federal drug laws in existence.
A Pharmacist is a member of the medical care unit who directly deals and interacts with the patient. He/she is responsible for dispensing medicines, along with advice on their dosage, and guiding the patient all the way to recovery. Monitoring the patient’s health history and other continuing medications also fall in this job profile. Accordingly, a pharmacist may be required to suggest a particular drug and reduce a dosage.
Also, he/she is required to have knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. This involves warning the patient about an allergic reaction to a particular drug or what food to avoid while under medication.
After a doctor has prescribed a drug, the patient then visits a pharmacist. He/she analyses the drug and decides which company’s medicine contains the appropriate drug. He/she is also required to intimate the patient regarding possible side-effects and how to tackle that particular problem.
Abiding by the federal drug law and identifying each drug based on it also falls in the job profile of a pharmacist. He/she may again be required to compound medicines, monitor patient’s health status, refer another physician if needed and regulate non-prescription drugs sold at the pharmacy.
Typically, a licensed pharmacist is required to carry out the following tasks:
The basic requirements include:
Basic knowledge of chemistry and biology, combined with human anatomy is necessary. These can be taken up as subjects in high school and undergraduate programs. Training classes on basic computer knowledge, personality development, communication skills and hospitality may ultimately help an aspiring candidate when pursuing advanced pharmacy courses.
Vocational training and internship after completion of Doctor of Pharmacy program are mandatory. However, exposure to this field can also be obtained by volunteering in relief and vaccination camps. This will reflect a candidate’s interest in this area and help improve knowledge on the subject. Also, classes on foreign languages can serve as an added advantage.
Advancement in medical technology and growth in human life expectancy may see an increase in jobs in this field. Estimates show that pharmacist’s jobs are likely to grow by 3% by 2024. As of May 2015, the median annual salary of a pharmacist stood at around $121,500. The figure is likely to change based on the post of a candidate in the hierarchy.
Houston Methodist | The Woodlands, TX
The Staff Pharmacist II routinely provides, comprehensive, patient oriented pharmacy services in any or all areas of the department and may participate in clinical rounds and unit based pharmacy servi...
Full Time Category: Pharmacy Hours: 40 hour work week with weekend rotations.
CVS | Phoenix, AZ
As a Staff Pharmacist, you have a critical role at the forefront of delivering our purpose, modeling our values, and demonstrating genuine, authentic care for our patients. In addition to supporting t...
Category: Pharmacist - Retail Store
Catholic Health Initiatives | Gig Harbor, WA
Check this great job opportunity, Pharmacist in Gig Harbor, WA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
BIDMC(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) | Needham, MA
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) is a licensed 58–bed acute care hospital offering the same care as our direct affiliate Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in your commun...
Concentric Methods | Mico, TX
Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Program (i.e., technical, hospital, or retail-based...
High School Diploma or Graduate Degree Travel Required One year of experience
Career Opportunities USA | Loma Linda, CA
(HBPC) and Geriatrics. The CPS is a licensed pharmacist, and is responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in ambulatory care clinics, inpatient...
Full Time Standard Employment Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
UT Southwestern Medical Center | Dallas, TX
Both PGY1 and PGY2 and 3 years experience in a progressive clinical practice setting required; PGY1 with 5 years experience; or 8 years progressive clinical practice experience...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Allied Health Department: - Pharmacy-CUH
Stanford Children's Health | Palo Alto, CA
Applies knowledge of solubility behavior of substances, stability of drugs, usages of drugs, and limitations on modes of administering drugs, and similarly applies knowledge of incompatibilities in ev...
Part Time Category: Pharmacy
Lee Health | Fort Myers, FL
The pharmacist is responsible for the preparation, dispensing, and monitoring of medications used throughout the facility. The pharmacist is expected to sustain an environment for the safe, rational, ...
Full Time Category: Pharmacy Department: Pharmacy Shift: 9:00 AM-11:30 PM Schedule: Evenings
Providence Health & Services | Torrance, CA
Providence is calling a Pharmacist Intern (Per diem/Variable shifts) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA...
Intern,Per Diem Employment Category: Pharmacy Support Shift: Variable Schedule: On Call
MultiCare Health System | Tacoma, WA
The Clinical Staff Pharmacist ensures prompt and accurate pharmaceutical care and services for patients, nurses, and physicians; provides patient-oriented clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical...
Category: Pharmacy Department: Pharmacy Hosp TGH Shift: Variable Schedule: Variable
Spectrum Healthcare Resources | Anchorage, AK
Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a civilian Clinical Pharmacist at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage Alaska...
Adventist Health | Glendale, CA
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good – from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by...
Bachelor's Degree Required
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Pharmacist (0.6FTE, Variable shifts) to work at Swedish Cherry Hill located in Seattle, WA...
Part Time Category: Pharmacy & Pharmacy Support Shift: Day Schedule: Days with rotating evenings and weekends.
Rx relief Leaders in Temporary Staffing | Alexandria, MO
Control over challenging assignments with respected firms, guaranteed hours with competitive pay and benefits, flexible and no-hassle scheduling in a variety of...
Full Time/Part Time Seasonal flexible and no-hassle scheduling in a variety of settings That is why Rx relief has come up with the most flexible schedules in the staffing industry
Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions | Absarokee, MT
Is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory...
Kroger / Ralphs / Food 4 Less | Adelaida, CA
Operate multiple stores throughout the state and we are always seeking skilled professionals to join our organization...
Walmart Stores | Fridley, MN
YourMembership | Westwood, CA
Under supervision, Per Diem Pharmacist performs a range of functions that include the preparation and dispensing of drugs in all inpatient settings; maintenance and review of patient medication profil...
Houston Methodist | Baytown, TX
The Staff Pharmacist II is an experienced pharmacist who serves in an expanded clinical role that may include responsibility for proactive review of patient profiles, participation in basic clinical f...
Full Time Category: Pharmacy Shift: Various day/night shifts Hours: Various day/night shifts, and every other weekends