Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pharmacist Reflection 2 Years after Graduating Pharmacy School

2 years have past since I graduated Pharmacy School in June of 2012. It is quite astonishing how fast time has flown by. It feels as if my graduation was just last month. During my 4th year of rotations I feared it would be very difficult to find job opportunities in the Seattle metropolitan area. There were many jobs available in rural locations, however it has become more competitive in the big cities.

Luckily, my pharmacy internship turned into a per diem inpatient pharmacist job at a hospital. I also landed a per diem job as a long term care pharmacist shortly after becoming licensed. With both of these jobs I was averaging over 40 hours a week. I was very happy and grateful but still felt uneasy about not having a full time job with benefits. After 6 months, I was offered a full time position as a long term care pharmacist. This cemented all the hard work I had put in the past 7.5 years.

Pharmacist Reflection 2 Years after Graduating Pharmacy School

Fast forward and now its 2 years since graduating pharmacy school. I have progressed to become the main IV Pharmacist at the long term care pharmacy. There I manage the IV Continue reading