The average salary for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is $119,544.
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Job Description for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical pharmacy specialists are responsible for the pharmaceutical care of patients within a patient care team, as well as drug therapy, control/analysis of prescriptions, drug monitoring, and remediation of any adverse side effects. These specialists also provide advice regarding medication safety and practices within the organization and ensure that employees follow all established policies and procedures within the department, as well as all state and federal regulations. Other duties inclu…Read more
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Tasks
- Review, prepare, dispense and document medications.
- Interact across departments to improve patient quality of care and drug safety.
- Communicate with caregivers and patients to ensure flow of information and safe drug administration.
- Check for interactions and problems, ensuring safety of patients.
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Popular Skills for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Infectious Disease Knowledge
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Skills in Pharmacotherapy, Infectious Disease Knowledge and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Critical Care and Oncology.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
An entry-level Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,845 based on 6 salaries. An early career Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,189 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,354 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,272 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,823.
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Employees with Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (2.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Morgantown, West Virginia (15.1% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (13.0% less) and Houston, Texas (2.2% less).
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