Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance - Salary and Career

Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance - 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 Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance earn

A Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance 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 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 Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance

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 Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance

Pharmaceuticals must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Pharmacist in epidemiological surveillance 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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