Job Descriptions

                X Pharmacist Information Security Specialist Project Manager
Education Up to university Up to university Up to university or college
Salary (Median) $ 99 000 $ 81 000 $ 112 000
Daily Tasks The main role of pharmacists is to fill prescriptions based on the instructions given by physicians/ doctors on the proper amounts of medication to give to patients. They are also expected to check if the patient is taking any other medications or if the patient has any medical conditions that will interfere with the prescribed medication. They are expected to give the patient the details of the medication such as: dosage amounts, potential side effects, advice on diet exercise, and other medical advice. They also complete insurance forms and work alongside with insurance companies to ensure patients get the medicines they require. Information security specialists must carefully study computer systems and networks and investigate any irregularities to determine if the networks have been compromised. Because cyberattacks can be difficult to detect, information security specialists pay careful attention to their computer systems and watch for minor changes in performance. Information security specialists try to outthink cybercriminals and invent new ways to protect their organization’s computer systems and networks. Information security specialists uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks. A project manager coordinates and oversees the organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation of a project. They confer with management or supervisory personnels, production, and/or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures, and direct, review, or approve project changes. Project managers also consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications and present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to clients.
Hours 8 hour shifts usually with hours 9 am to 9 pm in Canada. 40 hours total, a week. 35-40 hours a week. They need to work around the clock so each one at a company might have rotating shifts. 45-50 hours a week but depends on the company, current project, topic, etc.
Safety Safe but you are going to be surrounded by drugs and chemicals. Standard safety for work. Standard safety for work.
Skills Pharmacists must provide safe medications efficiently. To do this, they must be able to evaluate a patient’s needs, evaluate the prescriber’s orders, and have extensive knowledge about the effects and appropriate circumstances for giving out a specific medication. Pharmacists frequently offer advice to patients. They might need to explain how to take a medicine, for example, and what its side effects are. They also need to offer clear direction to pharmacy technicians and interns. Pharmacists need computer skills to use any electronic health record (EHR) systems that their organization has adopted. Pharmacists are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the prescriptions they fill, because improper use of medication can pose serious health risks. Pharmacists must be able to find the information that they need to make decisions about what medications are appropriate for each patient. Pharmacists—particularly those who run a retail pharmacy—must have good managerial skills, including managing inventory and overseeing a staff. Information security specialists must carefully study computer systems and networks and investigate any irregularities to determine if the networks have been compromised. Because cyberattacks can be difficult to detect, information security specialists pay careful attention to their computer systems and watch for minor changes in performance. Information security specialists try to outthink cybercriminals and invent new ways to protect their organization’s computer systems and networks. Information security specialists uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks. Project managers work with groups and teams, as they are in constant contact with others. Project managers work in a wide range of industries. Monitoring/ Assessing performance of themselves, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Talking to others to convey information effectively.

 

 

 

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