Job description: Fill prescriptions, counsel patients, resolve reimbursement issues, manage
drug inventory, supervise pharmacy technicians
Practice sites: traditional chain drug stores, independent community pharmacies, and supermarkets
Requirements BS or PharmD and active pharmacy license
Other Skills: ability to multitask, work long hours, strong communication skills, work in a stressful environment, business management skills
Advantages: Multiple work shifts, direct patient interactions, can work part-time,
pharmacies are ubiquitous
Statistics: 62% of pharmacists work in community pharmacies.
Job description: Compound drugs for individual prescriptions to meet patient needs. Counsel patients and collaborate with healthcare providers.
Requirement: PharmD or BS degree, active pharmacy license, compounding course
Practice sites: Compounding pharmacies, community pharmacies, hospitals, universities
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