By:  Darius Randeria, RPH, BPharm, MRPS
       Vice President Staffing, AHS PharmStat

Every pharmacy is required to have a pharmacist on duty, and many small towns have no backup pharmacists siting around, so relief pharmacists are a necessary presence. They are a subset of practitioner types and should be given the credit and resources they need to be successful. Employers should not underestimate the challenge of arriving at a new place of work, learning how the department operates, and taking charge of it to provide optimal care for the local polulation.

Read full article in Drug Topics January 2011 issue here