Ideal Job By: Larissa Murrieta
Medical Field • Medical Secretary • Medical Doctor • Dentistry • Medicine • Podiatry • Optometry • Veterinary
Pharmacist • Pharmacists are health professionals who supplies prescription medication to patients that their doctors have ordered for them. • They explain doctor’s instructions to patients so that these individuals can use these medications safely and effectively. Pharmacists may also: • Give advice about diets, exercise, or stress management • Help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, or high bloodpressure Education Required
Education Required • To work as a Pharmacist you must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, known as a Pharm.D. • Pharmacy programs are usually four years long and must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Career
Salary & Benefits • Salary: $111,000 per year • Benefits: - Insurance such as health, dental, vision and disability - Flexible Spending Account - 403(b) Retirement Plan - Employee Discount Program - Paid time Off
Use of Technology • New pharmacy technology is making work faster and accurate, from robots to count pills to touch-screens that customers can use to research and find products and hand-held devices to track health.
Sources • http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/14/Pharmacist/eurl.axd/bc4ed70760678346a3288ffa2ebbe762 • http://pharmacistjobdescription.net/