Who Laughs In The Face Of Danger?

Today, I was working in the “field,” aka not stuck behind the computer screen.

I still opted to use my pharmacy as my office, and I was able to witness a different side to the ordinary chaos.

Now that we’re in the heat of flu season, I’m used to the colors on the screen.

“Overdue!”

“Late!”

“Failure!”

The computer screen bellows with all its fury. Continue reading “Who Laughs In The Face Of Danger?”

The Corporate PharmD Origin Story

As soon as the pharmacy gates opened up, a line had already formed at Pick Up. My heart starts to beat faster, and my anxiety slowly builds up.

My technicians are both up front helping patients, and I can overhear conversations escalating.

I’m trying to focus on my pharmacist duties, but the volume of voices increases up front. I can’t concentrate knowing there’s a crisis impending.

We’ve only been open for a total of 5 minutes. Help. Continue reading “The Corporate PharmD Origin Story”

Chained and Whipped: Pavlov’s Pharmacists

You’ll see pharmacists on Reddit using the term “three letter chain,” fearing the wrath of CVS like Harry Potter for Voldemort.

You’ll see pharmacists on Twitter preface their tweets with “all thoughts are my own” as if it protects them for all the terrible things they have to say about their own company.

“Stay away from retail pharmacy if you want to love your job and patients.”

Do you ever wonder why pharmacists are so quick to snap at the limbs when talking about the company they work for?

Continue reading “Chained and Whipped: Pavlov’s Pharmacists”