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”
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.
Do you correct people when they mispronounce medications or do you let it slide? To kick off National Pharmacy Week, we’ll be sharing long-lasting #PharmacyEffects – matters pharmacy pros can relate to right here and on our Facebook page. Continue reading “The Pharmacy Effect”
As 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”
Pharmacy memes. You’ve seen them when scrolling through your Instagram feed, or when you ended up in some weird nerd corner of the internet by accident while you were trying to search for the ID number of your local CVS so you could leave a scathing Yelp review the likes of which the world has never seen. You squinted, furrowed your brow, and puzzled madly over what the heck they meant, your temper rising as you chewed over the infuriating concept of references existing on the internet that you don’t understand. How dare everyone else not cater to your specific subset of knowledge? Continue reading “Pharmacy Memes Explained… By a Pharmacist”
Cold and flu season is knocking on the door, and no one knows this better than those who work in direct patient care. Not only is this a very busy season for those in health care, but it’s also a risky one. With germs flying all around, it can be easy to fall victim to whatever bug is bringing folks in for an office visit. While it’s impossible to avoid contact with germs when working in a clinical setting, here are some tips for healthcare professionals to help them stay a little healthier this cold and flu season. Continue reading “Cold & Flu Season: Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others”