A compounding pharmacist does essentially all of the same things as a regular pharmacist but with an emphasis on preparing customized medication to meet a patient’s needs or a doctor's request. Since every patient is different and has unique needs, customized medications are a very important part of providing quality care.
Key benefits: Interaction with patients, opportunities to work with doctors and veterinarians.
Be willing to work in a team with other health care professionals.
Be comfortable doing complex calculations and working directly with liquids, tablets, and pills.