Independent Pharmacy

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  • Comp & Benefits
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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Pharmacist
Current Employee - Pharmacist

I have been working at Independent Pharmacy

Pros

close to home, forml dress not required, possibilty to arrange a convenient schedule

Cons

not enough help/support, not compensated for the work that is performed

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Value your pharmacists as professionals. They are not family members/cashiers/stock boys. They studied (very hard!) for 6 years, earned their degrees and should be treated as the professionals that they are. Just because they are not working in the corporate world for you and it is a private pharmacy, does not mean they are to be treated in a less than respectful way.

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    Efficient Chaos

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    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Graham, NC
    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Graham, NC

    I have been working at Independent Pharmacy full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Customers are nice to get to know.
    Hours are steady and normal.
    Medical Related Field
    Benefits
    Co-workers can be nice

    Cons

    Pay does not reflect the amount of work stress
    Responsibility vs pay rate,
    Insurance companies are a hassle
    Customers can be extremely difficult
    No room for error, you are responsible for the patient's safety just as much as the Pharmacist

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay the people who turn the company's metaphorical gears for the work they do to keep you making your salary. Understand that the field itself is saturated with smart people who only have a certificate to their name. Therefore, one must weed out the upper echelon and promote a proper work environment for them, and therefore you, to succeed. This means paying them what they deserve. Not asking for pearls just not peanuts.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Independent Pharmacy is slower paced so it is less stress and medication errors.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Independent Pharmacy part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Less Stress, weekends off, and flexibility.

    Cons

    Unorganized, work PRN so income fluctuates, use of technology is limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Choose staff carefully and make unscheduled visits regularly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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