Articles for tag: Caring for Elderly, Medical Jobs, Pharmacy Technician, Registered Nurse

Top 5 Most Needed Medical Jobs

The economy remains slow across the entire developed world, and some industries are feeling the pain harder than others – but the medical industry is scarcely feeling it at all. As a whole, a medical professional has greater job security and opportunities for advancement than nearly any other working professional today, but even within the ...

Why Working at Walgreens Sucks — a Lot

Walgreens. Yuck. Don’t get me wrong, Walgreens is a strong company that practices good business. I just think working there sucks-a lot. Regardless, this is my perception of the various Walgreens positions. The Service Clerk This is the bottom of the barrel. A service clerk is an entry level position whose responsibilities include stocking the ...

How to Become an Oregon Pharmacy Technician

A pharmacy technician packages, prepares, manipulates and performs other durg-related tasks under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. In Oregon, the state policy is aimed at protecting the public by ensuring that all Oregon pharmacy technicians are competent to perform this important and potentially dangerous task. To achieve this end, the state requires all pharmacy ...

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How to Become a New Jersey Pharmacy Technician

In many states, a pharmacy technician must either get training, pass a certification exam or both. This is not the case in New Jersey. This state does require registration of New Jersey pharmacy technicians, basically for administrative purposes and to run a background check for the safety of the public. When seeking work as a ...

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How to Become an Arizona Pharmacy Technician

The Arizona State Board of Pharmacy has two kinds of licenses for pharmacy technicians – regular certified pharmacy technicians and technician trainees. A person who is not certified can get an initial Arizona pharmacy technician trainee for a certain period of time. No certification or training is required for this license. However, an applicant must ...

How to Become a New York Pharmacy Technician

The New York State Office of Professions has a Pharmacy Unit that regulates New York pharmacists and pharmacies. Unlike most states, however, there is no specific license or registration for a New York pharmacy technician. Those seeking a job as a technical assistant to licensed pharmacists need not meet any legal requirements. However, they should ...

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How to Become an Indiana Pharmacy Technician

Indiana has two types of license for individuals working as pharmacy technicians – regular pharmacy techs and pharmacy technicians-in-training. A trainee need not have completed a course or gotten national certification by passing a pharmacy technician certification exam. But this permit is good for only one year. During that time, an applicant needs to take ...

How We Are Drowning in Medical Deductibles

Want another good reason to wash the germs off your hands? Try paying $573 for the prescription drug Tamiflu that was prescribed for our family of four. My three year old daughter was running a fever, low grade but enough to make her miserable. I also noticed her sneezing and coughing. After twenty-four hours and ...

Writing a Pharmacy Technician Resume

As a pharmacy technician looking for a new job in the pharmacy industry, you will want your resume to reflect your past and present experience. You will also want the resume to reflect any education, job training, certifications, and licenses that you may have obtained before or during your time at the previous pharmacy job. ...

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Retail versus Mail Order Prescriptions

The cost of prescription drugs is on the rise every year. With insurance benefits proving to be more costly to employers, companies are finding ways to cut costs. One-way is increasing the amount the employee pays out of pocket (in both co-pays and deduction from paychecks). The other is requiring employees to use mail order ...