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The Script is Rx relief's blog, covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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The Benefits of Hiring Per Diem Pharmacy Staff

Posted in Pharmacy Recruiting

Taking on full-time employees is not inexpensive. If your pharmacy is busy for several weeks and you hire another pharmacist or pharm tech, what do you do with the person(s) when the work load no longer warrants it? Laying off is expensive – you need to pay unemployment insurance. And then you’ll have to go through the costly and time-consuming hiring process all over again when the work load again increases.
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Pharmacy Career Options: Mail Order Pharmacies

Posted in Top Pharmacist Jobs, Pharmacy Career Tips

If you’d prefer minimal – if any – face-to-face interaction with pharmacy patients, working in a mail order pharmacy may be the right place for you. You’ll also enjoy a predominately day-shift working schedule (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Monday through Friday since the mail order firm doesn’t need to be available to patients 24/7.
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Recognizing Methamphetamine Abuse at the Pharmacy Counter

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Industry News

Five percent of the U.S. population is believed have used methamphetamine at some point in their lives, according to the Pharmacist’s Letter (June 2013). This means there’s a good chance...
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Pharmacy Career Option: Certified Pharmacy Technician

Posted in Pharmacy Recruiting, Top Pharmacist Jobs, Top Pharmacy Tech Jobs

A certified pharmacy technician is a healthcare worker who does a number of different tasks in a pharmacy. He or she works directly under a licensed pharmacist or some other...
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How to Deal with a Parent Questioning a Prescription

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

As a pharmacist, you have to deal with many different types of people, all with varying concerns. Among the people you have to deal with are parents who come to...
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Handling a Prescription Error

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

Prescription errors. They can happen, and if they do, as a pharmacist, you need to know how to handle them, because the way you handle the situation can have big implications medically and legally. Here are tips on how to handle...
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Pharmacy Career Options: Inpatient Pharmacist

Posted in Top Pharmacist Jobs

If you’re considering a pharmacy career, you may want to consider one as an inpatient pharmacist. This article will describe what an inpatient pharmacist does, what type of education and training is needed, and the salary you could expect.
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December Top Job: Temporary Oncology Pharmacy Technician, Austin, TX

Posted in Top Pharmacy Tech Jobs

If you’ve ever wanted to work in Austin, Texas, and you have at least three years of experience as an oncology pharmacy technician, check out this temporary pharm tech position...
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Counseling Patients on the Importance of Flu Shots

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

Many pharmacies and hospitals offer flu shots to patients, sometimes at low or even no cost. If you find some patients are leery about getting a shot, consider following these counseling tips.
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How Hiring Managers Use Your Social Media Accounts in the Screening Process

Posted in Pharmacy Recruiting

Companies are now more and more using social media as a way to recruit and screen job candidates, which is pretty much common knowledge. So, if you are looking for a new job, you probably can expect potential employers to take a look at your social media sites to find out more about you. When hiring managers look at these sites, how do they use the information on it in the hiring process?
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