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Also called : Clinical Pharmacist, Hospital Pharmacist, Pharmacist, Pharmacist in Charge (PIC), Pharmacy Informaticist, Registered Pharmacist, Staff Pharmacist
What they do
Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
- Medicine and Dentistry
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
- Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
- Active Listening
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Critical Thinking
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Teaching others how to do something.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Near Vision
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Problem Sensitivity
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;
Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Social Orientation
Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Analytical Thinking
Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Stress Tolerance
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
- Accounting software
- Analytical or scientific software
- Calendar and scheduling software
- Cloud-based data access and sharing software
- Computer based training software
- Data base user interface and query software
- Electronic mail software
- Internet browser software
- Inventory management software
- Label making software
- Medical software
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Extensive Preparation Needed
Graduate Degree or higher.
Extensive skills, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations.
Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.