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Custom Pharmacy Policies and Procedures

Customized Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual – Every pharmacy must have written policies and procedures in a Policy and Procedure manual. According to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) every state and the majority of third party PBMs have specific policy requirements that the pharmacy is expected to incorporate into their manuals. More … Continue reading Custom Pharmacy Policies and Procedures

USP 797 Compliance Update

USP 797 Compounding Compliance Update: 795 and 797 compliance are not as frequently talked about recently, yet they are as important as ever. It is now five years since the New England Compounding Center (NECC) tragedy brought compounding specialty pharmacies to the attention of the media and the US public. Compliance to USP 797 had always … Continue reading USP 797 Compliance Update

Women and Pharmacy Startups

Women Pharmacist Ownership On The Rise – When it comes to Pharmacy ownership, there exists a significant “gender gap” between female pharmacists and their male counterparts. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) most recent numbers from 2016, women pharmacists now comprise over 57% of all the registered pharmacist positions across the US. … Continue reading Women and Pharmacy Startups

Open Pharmacy Technician Jobs

Florida Pharmacy Technician Positions Available – HealthCare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing currently has job openings for qualified Pharmacy technicians registered in Florida. Available positions are located in the Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale areas. Certified pharmacy techs (sometimes referred to as a CPhT)  are an integral part of the pharmacy team and HCC has been staffing … Continue reading Open Pharmacy Technician Jobs

Pharmacy Label Prescription Readers

Pharmacy Label Prescription Readers or “Talking Prescription Labels” – Interesting that the State of Nevada just passed a law that will require all retail community pharmacies to notify their patients that prescription readers are available. Is this leading to a Federal law that will eventually require prescription readers in all US community retail pharmacies for the elderly and … Continue reading Pharmacy Label Prescription Readers

Pharmacists Working Second Job

Pharmacists Working a Second Job: Pharmacists are known for working two jobs. A recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that approximately 13% of registered pharmacists work a second job in the United States. Although most people think the reason that pharmacists take on a second job and “moonlight” is simply for the … Continue reading Pharmacists Working Second Job

Pharmacy Reputation Management

Online Reputation Management for Pharmacies: While scanning the news recently, two separate non-connected stories caught my attention and made me think about Reputation Management and how it applies to pharmacies in these days of social media. The first was a story involving a pharmacy in Minnesota that dispensed the  wrong medication to a patient that led … Continue reading Pharmacy Reputation Management

Florida Registered Pharmacy Technician and CPhT Jobs

Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration Info – CPhT: Pharmacy technicians are an integral part of the pharmacy team in Florida. Known as CPhT’s, the pharmacy technicians play a significant role in all pharmacy types such as retail community pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, long term care facilities, specialty pharmacies, compounding pharmacies and mail-order pharmacy operations. The pharmacy technicians in Florida … Continue reading Florida Registered Pharmacy Technician and CPhT Jobs

Part Time Pharmacist Jobs

Part Time Pharmacist Jobs Are Available Now: Many pharmacists who want to generate some additional income work part time jobs and fill in at pharmacies to earn extra money. Being in the pharmacy staffing industry for over 27 years, the most recent studies on pharmacists having second jobs reveals a lot of interesting numbers. Additionally, the numbers regarding pharmacists … Continue reading Part Time Pharmacist Jobs

Pharmacy Job Tips

Pharmacy Job Tips for Switching Jobs and Pharmacy Positions: Many pharmacists have switched jobs recently and many are considering a change to a new work direction or setting as the profession of pharmacy evolves and changes. It has been over two years since the AACP (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy) released it’s National Pharmacist Workforce … Continue reading Pharmacy Job Tips