pharmacy managerAdvancing to become a pharmacy manager is a goal that many new pharmacists set when starting down their career path. Some find their way to the top quickly, while others never seem to be able to reach the position they so desire. What is it that makes a good pharmacy manager? What skills should you demonstrate to help you on your way to the promotion you want? While that answer is just a little different in every company, here are five traits every pharmacy manager should have. [click to continue…]

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pharmacist trust patientsAs in all medical professions, building trust with those you serve is one of the biggest responsibilities of a pharmacist. As a leader in the pharmacy, you must ensure that your entire team is doing their part to create a solid reputation for your company as a knowledgeable, friendly, caring corporation that has the community’s best interests in mind. Though there are a lot of ways to build trust with your patients, here are five simple things you can start to today that will help you to establish trust with current patients and those new to your pharmacy. [click to continue…]

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filling prescriptionsRecently, a pharmacist made national news after refusing to fill a prescription for a patient. In this particular situation, the drug in question was being used in lieu of a D&C to end a failed pregnancy. The physician, stating personal beliefs, refused to dispense the prescribed medication. In this particular case, he was within his rights in his state of employment and within the policies of his employer. The woman’s prescription was transferred to another location to be filled. This case has left a lot of people wondering when it is acceptable to refuse to fill a prescription. The answer to that question is a little complicated. [click to continue…]

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Pharmacy Job Search – Getting Started

by pharmacy on July 11, 2018

pharmacy job searchWhen you’re just starting out as a pharmacist, getting ready for your first job search can seem a daunting task. There is so much to think about as you move toward the beginning of your career. You want to get off on the right foot and make the best choices to gain experience, so you’ll want to prepare carefully. These tips can help you find and land a great job, right from the beginning of your first pharmacy job search. [click to continue…]

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pharmacist careerAs in many careers, there are several paths that you can take within pharmacy. The most popular choices are as a pharmacist or as a pharmacy tech. Each of these careers has an important purpose in the medical field, allowing you to achieve the main goal of the profession – helping patients. In order to decide which pharmacy career path is the right one for you, take a look at the different job titles to compare and contrast. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy careerMaking decisions about the future of your pharmacy career is an exciting time. There are so many opportunities available and avenues that you can pursue. There are a lot of choices to be made, but one of the first is the general direction that you want to take with your career path. Considering whether you would be best suited for pharmacy positions in retail, work in a clinical environment, or travel pharmacist jobs is the first step to planning your future. [click to continue…]

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