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Pharmacist Officer Careers NJ PA DE MD

companyUS Navy
locationTowson, MD, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Imagine serving a community of distinguished Sailors and veterans—providing pharmacological services to those who have sacrificed for their nation. The honor of providing those in need with prescription medical services is yours as a Navy Pharmacist. Become an Officer and part of the renowned Navy Medical Service Corps, working with the top medical professionals in the country. Counsel Sailors and Marines on their prescription medication, ensure drug quality is up to standards and distribute the drugs as prescribed by Navy physicians. Whether you’re aboard an aircraft carrier, on a humanitarian mission or in a Navy hospital, you’ll be providing the best care out there for our servicemen and women.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Pharmacist and Navy Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Drug information services
  • Drug-use evaluations
  • Unit dose distribution
  • Quality control
  • Sterile products
  • Patient counseling
  • Interventions
  • Administration

PAY AND BENEFITS

Attend the graduate school of your choice and graduate debt-free through our scholarship and loan repayment programs, up to 100% tuition coverage. Plus, get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free health insurance
  • Free housing
  • A retirement plan
  • 30 days paid vacation per year

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

The Navy offers generous scholarships, financial assistance and continuing education programs. You can finish your education with little or no debt and learn to lead others, further distinguishing your career, enhancing your credentials and expanding the boundaries of your expertise. Plus, if you’re a graduate student, you can concentrate on your education or training, with no military/training obligation until after your program is completed.

Residents

Through the Navy Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP), you may be eligible to receive financial assistance up to $134,600 while finishing your residency. This includes:

  • A monthly military salary
  • A generous housing allowance*
  • A comprehensive health-care benefits package
  • *Navy HSCP housing allowance based on graduate school location. Increased offer amounts available in areas with a higher cost of living.

Practicing Pharmacists

Through the Navy Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP), you may be eligible to receive financial assistance to pay down the cost of your graduate education.

All offers have many variables. To get details and find out which offer would benefit you most, request that a Navy Medical Recruiter contact you.

Qualifications:
To qualify for active duty employment consideration as a Pharmacist in the Navy Medical Service Corps, you must meet these basic requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen between the ages of 18 and 41
  • Doctor of pharmacy degree from an accredited college or university
  • Registration as a pharmacist in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia (licensure)

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you’re currently serving, whether you’ve served before or whether you’ve never served before.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Navy employs Pharmacists who are stationed in any of more than 250 facilities in the U.S. and overseas – from Hawaii to Japan, Germany to Guam, and Washington, D.C., to Washington state.

As an integral part of the Naval Medical Service Corps, you could also lead personnel at one of the highly acclaimed national medical centers in Bethesda, MD, Portsmouth, VA or San Diego, CA. You could also provide administrative support aboard an aircraft carrier, or aboard one of two dedicated hospital ships—the USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy.

PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

There are part-time opportunities as a Pharmacist in the Navy. The Navy Medical Corps offers you a truly diverse variety of academic, clinical and operational settings in which to practice. In some cases, you can even work in the same civilian hospital or setting you work in now. What’s more, you will enjoy an unrivaled sense of pride and fulfillment known only to those who serve.

As a Pharmacist in the Navy Medical Corps Reserves, you’ll receive a first-rate benefits package – including your choice of any one of these generous financial offers*:

  • Up to $60,000 per year in specialty pay
  • An immediate one-time sign-on bonus of up to $30,000 *Offers cannot be combined and depend on specialty. Sign-on bonus offer option available only to those with prior Navy experience (NAVET).

Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.

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