Pharmacist

What does a Pharmacist do?
A Pharmacist compounds and dispenses prescribed drugs in a healthcare facility environment. A Pharmacist is also responsible for transferring prescriptions, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review.

How do you prepare?
If you want to be a pharmacist, a bachelor’s degree and/or an advanced degree in pharmacy with a license to practice is required. You should be good at science and math.

What’s the pay like?
As a Pharmacist in Iowa you can expect to earn approximately $70,480 a year, according to Iowa Workforce Development.

For more information
about careers in this field, click here
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