Occupational health pharmacist - Salary and Career

Occupational health pharmacist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out specific actions for dispensing pharmaceutical products and services. They can produce these products and services on a masterful, industrial scale. They also carry out quality control actions for pharmaceutical products and services, managing the storage, distribution and transport of these products. They develop pharmaceutical products and services, can coordinate pharmaceutical assistance policies and act in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services. They perform clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological analyses. They may conduct research on the effects of drugs and other substances on organs, tissues and vital functions of humans and animals.

How much does an Occupational health pharmacist earn

A Occupational health pharmacist earns between $2.242 and $14.993 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.135 and a median salary of $3.637 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 194 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Occupational health pharmacist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.135 61.626 1.284 27
1º Quartile 2.242 26.907 561 12
Median Salary 3.637 43.646 909 19
3º Quartile 11.434 137.210 2.859 60
Higher Salary 14.993 179.914 3.748 78

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • pharmaceuticals

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Main workplaces

Pharmaceuticals they work in public or private institutions, in pharmacies and drug distribution networks, in the pharmaceutical and related products industries, in the food and cosmetics industries, among others. Most work with a formal contract, but can also work on their own or as an employer.

What does it take to work in the field of Pharmaceuticals

The exercise of the profession of Pharmaceuticals requires a degree in Pharmacy. Currently, the training is unique, replacing the two previous training courses: pharmacy and biochemistry.

Functions and activities of Occupational health pharmacist

Pharmaceuticals must:

  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance policy;
  • provide pharmaceutical services;
  • act in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services;
  • perform analysis (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • dispense pharmaceutical products and services;
  • control quality of pharmaceutical products and services;
  • manage storage, distribution and transport of pharmaceuticals;
  • produce on an industrial and masterful scale pharmaceutical products;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physicochemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • manage storage, distribution and transport of pharmaceutical products;
  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • acting in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services;
  • develop pharmaceutical products and services;
  • perform technical-scientific research;
  • manage pharmaceutical establishments;
  • produce pharmaceutical products on an industrial and masterful scale;
  • dispensing pharmaceutical products and services;
  • produce in industrial and masterful scale pharmaceutical products;

  • Activities

    • demonstrate empathy;
    • check blood pressure;
    • manipulate medicines;
    • define packaging specifications;
    • guide the collection of samples;
    • define technical specifications of raw material, packaging, materials, equipment and facilities;
    • issue reports, opinions and reports;
    • inspecting establishments, products and services;
    • develop medication lists;
    • pack products;
    • perform post-marketing surveillance on pharmaceutical products;
    • define quality indicators;
    • perform a product stability study;
    • interacting with prescriber and health team;
    • supervise filling, packaging and packaging;
    • participate in the promotion of the rational use of medication;
    • issuing inspection rules;
    • check biochemical parameters;
    • cultivate microorganisms;
    • schedule masterful process;
    • check body temperature;
    • supervise production process;
    • study research feasibility;
    • perform phytotherapy services;
    • program masterful process;
    • identify adverse reactions and drug interactions;
    • participate in a research ethics committee/commission;
    • participate in technical committees;
    • diagnose areas of interest;
    • demonstrate credibility;
    • develop analytical and bioanalytical method;
    • participate in epidemiological surveillance actions;
    • participate in health promotion and disease prevention actions;
    • guidance in compliance with the rules;
    • supervise the production process;
    • elaborate projects;
    • choose a method of analyze;
    • plan pharmaceutical assistance actions;
    • prove product origin;
    • provide inhalation therapy services;
    • demonstrate ability to pay attention to detail;
    • participate in the investigation of complaints;
    • establish product expiration date;
    • issue report of analysis results;
    • manage inventory;
    • produce inputs and raw materials;
    • participate in the elaboration of the pharmaceutical service policy;
    • collect data;
    • develop production methods and procedures;
    • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance actions;
    • register data in medical records;
    • work as a team;
    • apply injectables;
    • participate in the discussion of public health policies;
    • notify deviations in the quality of products and services ;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • show leadership ability;
    • participate in the licensing of pharmaceutical establishments;
    • determine industrial production procedures;
    • evaluate compliance of physical facilities (certify area);
    • prepare reagents, equipment and glassware;
    • handle food and cosmetics;
    • check official balances of controlled products;
    • issue a report of analysis results;
    • establish criteria and dispensing systems;
    • assemble a team;
    • demonstrate technical analytical ability;
    • pack products;
    • choose medicines, immunobiologicals, cosmetics, food and health products;
    • validate products, processes, areas and equipment;
    • specify storage conditions;
    • participate in clinical research;
    • provide technical information for product registration;
    • indicate food, cosmetics and health products;
    • demonstrate analytical technical ability;
    • suggest process change;
    • select suppliers;
    • provide advice and consultancy;
    • define distribution logistics;
    • qualify suppliers;
    • participate in the elaboration of treatment protocols;
    • elaborate drug lists;
    • issuing a report of analysis results;
    • perform pharmaceutical consultation;
    • fraction products;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • prepare samples;
    • structuring protocol;
    • participate in the elaboration of drug policies;
    • develop standard operating procedure;
    • perform product stability study;
    • disseminate pharmaceutical products and services;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • write official books and balance sheets of controlled products;
    • operate equipment;
    • perform critical analysis of the results;
    • make decisions;
    • perform analysis;
    • analyze results;
    • develop forms and technical standards;
    • participate in the preparation of medication use protocol;
    • manage human, financial and material resources;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor processes;
    • interact with prescriber and health team;
    • manage documentation;
    • work with biosafety;
    • determine product disposal;
    • indicate over-the-counter medicines;
    • implement pharmaceutical service policy;
    • evaluate conformity of products and equipment;
    • institute inspection rules;
    • acquire raw materials, materials and equipment;
    • guiding patients, caregivers and clients;
    • validate method of analysis;
    • coordinate drug and toxicological information centers;
    • analyze quality indicators;
    • define technical specifications for raw materials, packaging, materials, equipment and facilities;
    • perform small dressings;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • perform pharmacotherapeutic follow-up;
    • participate in health policy actions;
    • correct procedures;
    • determine handling procedures;
    • drill earlobe;
    • evaluate prescription;
    • implement drug surveillance actions;
    • schedule industrial production;
    • perform home visits;
    • participate in the development of treatment protocols;
    • perform acupuncture services;
    • capture resources;
    • capture resources;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • perform waste management;
    • participate in the registration of pharmaceutical products;
    • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance programs;
    • collect samples;
    • disclose pharmaceutical products and services;
    • develop standard formula;

    Sectors that hire Occupational health pharmacist the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • general public administration
    • pharmaceuticals retail trade, without formula handling
    • manufacture of allopathic medicines for human use
    • health management support activities
    • wholesale of medicines and drugs for human use
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • hospital care activities
    • other human health care activities
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams

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