PharmacyThisWeek: How to grow comfortable with career uncertainty. 165 New & 1069 Total Jobs!

February 19, 2014

Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek!

A question I am often asked by those in career transition, in some variation or another:

“How can I get comfortable with all of this uncertainty and fear I’m experiencing right now?”

My answer?

You can’t.
You shouldn’t.

That discomfort — which will typically manifest itself as fear, anxiety, or even depression — isn’t there to scare you out of reaching for your dreams and goals.

It’s there because making big leaps (or even small shifts) to your career and life can be terrifying as heck.

It’s there because not getting instant results can be frustrating, and make us question our ambitions entirely.

It’s there because the human condition is to always find the path of least resistance, and most often, career change falls well outside of this definition.

But so far as I’m concerned the only way to rise up and catapult yourself forward in anything is to look terror in the eye and take a run at it…and keep taking a run at it!

And when you fall on your face, dust yourself off and then find a new way to take a run at it. (Because doing the same thing that’s not working over and over again is just plain insanity, really.)

If something truly matters to you, instead of growing comfortable with your uncertainty, you must instead find ways to de-stress while pushing through the extreme uncomfort that often goes along with change.

Because the only other option is to settle, and settling is for suckers…right??!!

In last week’s issue I wrote about Common resume mistakes (and the stuff you must leave off at all costs). At the bottom of my opening I wrote the following…

Need more help crafting a resume that works? Well after all of my years in pharmacy recruiting I have finally found someone who knows how to write one for a pharmacist. Email me at and I will put you in touch with her. I think you will be blown away at how inexpensive it is to get a document that will make your jaw drop! I know mine did the first time I saw one.

Well the response in the first week has been just short of overwhelming!  Eight pharmacists and two technicians have already signed up to have their resumes and/or CV’s rewritten by this very gifted writer we now have at our disposal. I highly encourage anyone who is considering paying a 3rd party resume writer to speak with our writer first. You will not be disappointed!

However, the only disappointment right now is she is getting maxed out for the month of February and will soon be working on her March schedule. To ensure the quality of her work, and to deliver exceptional customer service, she can only take on approximately 8-10 new clients per month before she is Sold Out!  So if you are interested please get in touch with me and I’ll get you in her queue right away!!

(We also already have our first testimonial coming from her work too, I’ll share that next week!)

Before we turn to the new jobs please take a look at the following interactive guides for pharmacy technicians. This is from a new advertiser and in the very cool iBook format. These books were written by Dottie Dunaway, CPhT, Dottie works for Humana. The publisher has asked me to get any feedback I can so if anyone has an opinion or a comment please let me know, thanks!!

Math Review, Law Review & Top 200 Drug Guide For The Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam

The job market is definitely heating up! We had 165 new job listings last week and have a total of 1069 job listings as of today. Here are a few of the new ones…


Clinical Staff Pharmacist ~ Emergency Room (Full-Time, Evenings), Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, New London, CT

Pharmacist ~ Full-Time Variable (Days, Evenings, possibly some Night coverage), Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, New London, CT

Pharmacist ~ Per Diem, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, New London, CT

DOP (25-bed), Banner Lassen Med Ctr, Susanville, CA  CPS (90 mi NW of Reno)

Clinical Pharmacist (Part-time), Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa, KS  (25 mi S of Lawrence)

Staff Pharmacist (Hem/Onc), Froedtert Health, Milwaukee, WI

Staff Pharmacist (Inpatient), Froedtert Health, Milwaukee, WI  (Also have Pool & PRN openings!!)

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Pharmacokinetics / Pharmacodynamics), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Florence, SC

Staff Pharmacist (Mon-Fri, 8-5), Larned State Hospital, Larned, KS (2 hrs West of Wichita)

Corporate DOP, Pharmacy Systems, Inc. (IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, WV)

Retail Pharmacy Coordinator, Centegra Health System, McHenry, IL

Pharmacist II, Hackensack University Med Ctr, Hackensack, NJ  Cardinal Health

DOP (691-bed), Hillcrest Med Ctr, Tulsa, Ok  Cardinal Health

Pharmacy Mgr – Retail I, Logan Clinic, Logan, UT Intermountain HealthCare System

DOP (100 bed), Alaska Reg Hosp, Anchorage, AK

Staff Pharmacists, RxCare Pharmacy (Ocala, FL / Naples, FL)

Pharmacist Inpatient II – Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, OH

Pharmacy Clinical Specialist – ICU/Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, OH


Lead Pharmacy Technician-Mail out Fulfillment, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Charleston, SC

Pharmacy Benefits Specialist I, SelectHealth, Salt Lake City, UT  IHC

Pharmacy Technician (Per Diem), The Meadows Psychiatric Center, Centre Hall, PA

11 New Full, Part & PRN Tech openings posted today. Hospital & Nuclear in AZ, FL, MA, MN, MS, NM, PA, TX, WI WY Cardinal Health

IV Tech, Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS), Allentown, PA  >> 4 openings <<

Pharmacy Techs, RxCare Pharmacy (Pompano, FL / Palm Bay, FL / Fuquay Varina, (Raleigh area) NC

We update the following employer’s openings each week so be sure and check out their latest available positions. Unless otherwise noted these employers have openings in multiple states so be sure and search on the state and/or job title you are most interested in. If you have any questions just let me know.

Central Admixture Pharmacy Services
Centura Health
Cleveland Clinic
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS)
Froedtert Health
Intermountain Healthcare (UT and SE ID)
PharmaCare Services
Pharmacy Systems, Inc.
Sentara (SE VA and NE NC)
Veterans Administration

I hope everyone has a great and safe week, you can always reach me at my email or cell number below, thanks!

Kevin Mero
cell: 210 872-6160



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