Lead Pharmacist

Mayo Clinic
 Waseca, MN

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. Youll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Serves as the legal Pharmacist-in-Charge and coordinates pharmacy services at assigned site. Provides pharmacy services to our customers. Reviews medication orders issued by authorized prescribers for accuracy and appropriateness. Reviews and interprets patient data bases for medication therapy related problems. Develops a therapeutic plan and communicates the plan to appropriate provider and/or health care team member. Works with pharmacy technicians to provide accurate and timely distribution of medications which may include critical, high expense medications, chemotherapy, controlled substances and hazardous pharmaceutical substances. Is a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff, and ancillary department personnel. Encouraged to be a Pharmacy resident preceptor and a student mentor for pharmacy students.


  • Required: Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy. Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree, preferred completion of an accredited pharmacy residency, and a minimum of one-year relevant pharmacy practice experience or equivalent experience. Equivalent experience includes a minimum of two years relevant pharmacy practice experience.
  • Preferred: Proven history of managing a large, progressive pharmacy operation. Formal Training: or experience in quality improvement, financial analysis, patient safety, The Joint Commission and other accreditation standards, expense management and team building. Strong commitment to excellence. Project management and coordination skills. Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications. Ability to communicate effectively, works collaboratively with others, and works independently with minimal supervision.

License or Certification

  • License to practice Pharmacy in the state of Minnesota required

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$135,000 minimum / year

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Day shifts Monday - Friday

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Lauren Brandt