Walgreens Laying Off 252 Employees in Central Florida

Walgreens announced earlier this month that it plans to layoff 252 employees working currently in its Central Florida Operations facility this spring. The facility is located in Orlando, Florida at 8337 Southpark Circle and the layoffs are planned to take place on April 2nd. In a notice to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Walgreens stated that it “plans to close the Central Fill function of the Central Pharmacy Operation and eliminate all existing positions in that function.” Additionally, the company will reduce the number of employees in the Central Utility and Support functions of the facility. A breakdown of the positions to be eliminated include 27 Pharmacist positions and 57 Specialist positions (the majority of the specialists being Florida licensed Pharmacy Technicians). Note that Walgreens currently operates about 100 pharmacy locations in the Orlando-Kissimme-Sanford area and that the company has stated that these physical retail pharmacies will not be affected by the layoffs.

If you are a Pharmacist or a Pharmacy Technician licensed in Florida that is part of the layoffs taking place, we strongly advise you to contact HCC Pharmacy Staffing today! Healthcare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing has been known as a full service pharmacy staffing company since 1989. We are one of the nation’s most successful and respected staffing and placement firms in the pharmacy employment area. Pharmacy staffing and job placement are our primary business now for over 25 years. Healthcare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing deals with all aspects of matching pharmacists to jobs in every type of situation. This includes short term pharmacy positions and temporary jobs, as well as permanent and long term placements. Whatever setting a pharmacist is looking to work in, HCC can help! Our pharmacy positions and staffing availability cover all aspects of job types: retail, hospital, clinical and specialty pharmacies. We offer solutions for almost every type of pharmacy job you may be looking for.

With placement positions immediately available, contact us today online or call us at 800-642-1652 to get started.

The same is true for Pharmacy Technicians! If you are a licensed pharmacy technician in Florida looking for a new opportunity or job, we suggest you contact us today. HCC can place you in a variety of pharmacy types throughout Florida. With placement positions immediately available, contact us today online or call us at 800-642-1652 to get started.

Bob Miller
3/3/2015


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