Careers in Pharmacy-*
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*A healthcare professionalpracticing in pharmacy   Pharmacy is a field of healthcare that focuses on safe                 ...
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* Fill prescriptions* Check the interactions of prescriptions and  conditions a patient has* Instruct patients on how and ...
* Some pharmacists own their own pharmacies and spend more time on the business side* Some pharmacists are involved with t...
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Pharmacists work in a variety of settings including…* hospitals                            * clinical trials/research* ret...
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Complete 2-3 years of prerequisite study (some    programs require a bachelor’s degree)        Pass the Pharmacy College A...
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Median Annual Wages, May 2010        All Occupations    $33,840.00Healthcare Professionals                $71,790.00      ...
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Percent Change in Employment, projected 2010-2020        All Occupations            14%Healthcare Professionals           ...
Are you a pharmacist who is looking for a job?CareerStaff Rx has been connecting toppharmacy professionals with premier ph...
800.766.0122 | www.CareerStaffRx.com
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  1. 1. Careers in Pharmacy-*
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  3. 3. *A healthcare professionalpracticing in pharmacy Pharmacy is a field of healthcare that focuses on safe and effective use of medication *
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  5. 5. * Fill prescriptions* Check the interactions of prescriptions and conditions a patient has* Instruct patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine* Advise patients about general health topics, such as diet, exercise, and managing stress* Complete insurance forms and work with insurance companies* Oversee the work of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns *
  6. 6. * Some pharmacists own their own pharmacies and spend more time on the business side* Some pharmacists are involved with testing and researching new pharmaceuticals* While most pharmacists will use standard dosages for medications, some will create customized medications by a process known as compounding *
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  8. 8. Pharmacists work in a variety of settings including…* hospitals * clinical trials/research* retail/chain drug stores facilities* community/independent * nuclear pharmacies pharmacies * infusion and home care* ambulatory care pharmacies pharmacies* managed care/HMO * skilled nursing facilities pharmacies * long-term care facilities* mail-order pharmacies * correctional institutions*
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  10. 10. Complete 2-3 years of prerequisite study (some programs require a bachelor’s degree) Pass the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) Complete a 3-4 year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program (+ 1-2 year residency for advanced positions) Pass 2 state licensing tests detailing pharmacy knowledge and law*
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  12. 12. Median Annual Wages, May 2010 All Occupations $33,840.00Healthcare Professionals $71,790.00 Pharmacists $111,570.00 *
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  14. 14. Percent Change in Employment, projected 2010-2020 All Occupations 14%Healthcare Professionals 26% Pharmacists 25% *
  15. 15. Are you a pharmacist who is looking for a job?CareerStaff Rx has been connecting toppharmacy professionals with premier pharmaciesfor over 15 years! Give us a call – 800.766.0122 or Apply online – www.CareerStaffRx.com *
  16. 16. 800.766.0122 | www.CareerStaffRx.com
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