$34,440
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An Entry-Level Pharmacist in Kingston earns an average salary of $34,440 per year.

$22,024 - $82,541
$34K
MEDIAN: $34,440
50%
$0$127K
Salary $34,440
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$16,079 - $127,233
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Pharmacist

Pharmacists work primarily for pharmacies and drugstores; however, hospitals and medical clinics may employ their own pharmacists to dispense drugs directly to patients. Pharmacists who work for hospitals must analyze both in-patient and out-patient medication, so close attention to detail is very important in this position to ensure the accuracy of filled prescriptions.

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Pharmacist Tasks

  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Dispense and review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, and compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
25%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%