Are pharmacy jobs harder to get at a hospital?

is it harder to get a pharmacist job at a hospital then a retail store.

Asked By: todd f - 2/16/2008
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To use Texas as an example; There are 560 hospitals in Texas and over 590 Walgreen Pharmacies alone. That does not include all the other pharmacy chains, the discount stores (such as Walmart) and grocery stores and privately owned pharmacies in the state. Nor the jobs in mail order pharmacies and non traditional... More
Answered By: US_DR_JD - 2/16/2008
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Yes because there are fewer positions.
Answered By: Rocky XXL - 2/16/2008
nope- it's a great field that's gonna to keep growing.
Answered By: versantly - 2/16/2008
There are fewer hospital jobs, and the number of limited hospital pharmacy jobs have decreased in the recent years because of budget cuts.
Answered By: Lea - 2/17/2008
Not necessarily. If you're looking for a pharmacy job within a hospital, look for one in a hospital that's a "teaching hospital", meaning one that's a university as well as a hospital. Hospitals like those usually offer extra money for recruiting certain professionals, such as nurses, respiratory therapists... More
Answered By: raziel8792 - 2/17/2008
yes......plain and simple. There are several reasons, but the main one being hospitals are increasingly requiring residencies to work on the floors.
Answered By: jloertscher - 2/17/2008
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