Working in San Francisco As a Pharmacist

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What’s It Like to Work as a Pharmacist in San Francisco?

If you could work anywhere in the United States, many of us would choose to work in San Francisco. Home to University of California, a world-leading biomedical institution that includes multiple teaching hospitals, not to mention numerous medical groups and other prospective companies, San Francisco holds numerous opportunities for new and experienced pharmacists.

As a San Francisco resident, you’ll also have no shortage of things to do in your free time. You’re less than an hour from Napa and Sonoma Wine Country. You have the (chilly) Pacific Ocean nearby. And you have endless arts, fine dining, and recreational opportunities. What’s not to love? Continue reading “Working in San Francisco As a Pharmacist”

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Hospital Pharmacy vs Retail Pharmacy – What’s the Difference?

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When many people think of pharmacy positions, the first thing that comes to mind is the friendly face who fills their prescriptions at the local drug store. However, retail pharmacy jobs are not the only positions out there for pharmacists and pharmacy techs to take advantage of. There are many jobs available in hospital pharmacies and though you might think they are the same, these jobs can be vastly different. Here is what you can expect in a hospital pharmacy versus a retail pharmacy.

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Change Your Habits Now for Cold and Flu Season

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cold flu seasonAs the hot weather of summer begins to fade and kids head back to school, cold and flu season is lurking in the shadows, waiting to make its appearance. Now is the time to start making changes to your personal habits that might have become a little lax over the summer. Those in healthcare should start paying closer attention to their diet, exercise, sleep, and other self-care habits to make sure that their body and their immune system are at their best before the threat of colds and flu are an everyday reality. Continue reading “Change Your Habits Now for Cold and Flu Season”

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Concierge Medicine: Is It Right for Your Practice?

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concierge medicineWith so much controversy and drama surrounding medical care and insurance in the United States, patients are looking for new ways to get the care that they want without feeling like a victim of the medicine machine that seems to have taken over. Patients and physicians alike can find ways to benefit from the more personal relationship and clear fee structure that concierge medicine offers. For many, the move to a concierge medicine practice is just the solution that they have been searching for, giving them a stronger relationship between physician and patient and allowing for the better quality of care that most wish for. Continue reading “Concierge Medicine: Is It Right for Your Practice?”

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Getting the Most Out of Your Healthcare Job Search

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healthcare job searchThe internet has become the most useful tool for anyone who is searching for a job, especially those in the healthcare field. It is simple to see a wide range of opportunities, locally and nationally, just with the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen. But even though the days of poring over classified ads and making cold calls are a thing of the past, searching for a job online is still a lot of hard work. Here are some tips that can help you to streamline the process and get the most out of your search for healthcare jobs. Continue reading “Getting the Most Out of Your Healthcare Job Search”

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Handling a Challenging Flu Season

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flu seasonUnless you’re living under a rock, you’ve certainly heard that this flu season is one of the worst in recent history. With widespread cases of influenza in virtually every state, all at the same time, health care providers everywhere are fighting to stay on top of the heavy patient load they are facing with this epidemic. This creates a stressful situation for both physicians, nurses, support staff, and patients.

So how do you handle such a challenging flu season? While you likely can’t avoid feeling the strain, there are some things that you can do to help protect your patients and yourself from further spreading illness. Continue reading “Handling a Challenging Flu Season”

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