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UnityPoint Health Staff Pharmacist in Fort Dodge, Iowa

The pharmacist on duty provides many services, with the assistance of technical and clerical support. This is includes preparation and distribution of medications, providing drug information, education, inventory management, order verification, patient profile review and monitoring, discharge instructions, various medication dosing services, antimicrobial stewardship, interdisciplinary discharge planning, and committee representation.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

  • Ongoing commitment to reducing costs and improving productivity in the pharmacy department

  • Dispenses medications accurately and efficiently for inpatients and outpatients

  • Maintains inventory of supplies and reorders supplies accordingly

  • Performs quality control activities on schedule

  • Monitors drug therapy and provides drug information per Scope of Service

  • Serves as a member of the Disruptive Person team which provides safe, prompt intervention when an individual is posing a threat or danger to self, others, and/or property

  • Assists Pharmacy Manager with training of technicians-in-training and pharmacist interns


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


B.S. Degree in Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy preferred


Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred.


Current license, or license-eligible, to practice Pharmacy in the State of Iowa to be obtained within 90 days of hire date.

Refer to Stroke Service policy for annual stroke education requirements

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.



Computer and office equipment. Other equipment necessary to perform Pharmacy functions. Hospital computer system.


Gloves, protective masks, goggles, protective gowns.

Requisition ID: 2022-104693

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Posting Minimum: USD $48.88/Hr.

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 6a-2:30p; 2:30p-10p; 8a-4:30p. rotating weekends required

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