‘Hospital Pharmacist’ mean a person who is a registered pharmacist as defined in Pharmacy Act, 1948 and who are working in a hospital pharmacy service (Public/Private sector) as a pharmacist.
- Hospital Pharmacists are responsible for ensuring the safe, appropriate and cost-effective use of medicines.
- Hospital pharmacists use their specialist knowledge to dispense drugs and advise patients about the medicines which have been prescribed in Registered Medical Practitioner’ prescription.
- They work collaboratively with other health care professionals to devise the most appropriate drug treatment for patients.
- Some pharmacists are also involved in manufacturing required drug treatments.
Minimum Qualification (Either of):
- D. Pharmacy
- B. Pharmacy
- Pharma D
Scope of Hospital Pharmacist:
- Senior Pharmacist
- Chief Pharmacist
Salary Based upon experience.
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