Allied Health Career As A Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians are important staffs that work collectively with licensed pharmacists. Pharmacy technicians perform a variety of serious tasks in different work setting such as nursing homes, hospitals and retail pharmacies, but primarily they play a major role in assisting licensed pharmacists by providing medication and other recommended products to patients. Being as an essential element of a team, pharmacy technician also help pharmacists in filling the day-to-day instructions for drugs or evaluating orders for dosing, drug allergies, and incompatibilities. In addition to this, they even assist pharmacist by wrapping, cataloging and delivering medications to patients along with maintaining an automated list of medications.

Apart from this, under the direction of a pharmacist, their role also includes verifying prescription information and filling in the insurance information and patient profiles. At times, pharmacy Technicians may even be accountable for providing answers to various questions regarding non-drug products and transfer ring drug-delivery devices, and other important pharmacy products from the pharmacy to clinics or hospitals. However, note that the responsibilities of the pharmacy tech may differ from state to state depending upon local laws.

Today if we talk in context of career outlook then it actually seems to get brighter in the next few years. In fact, as per the recent studies conducted by the leading experts belonging to healthcare industry, number of Pharmacy technician opportunities is expected to increase by about 32 percent, and this development is actually much faster than the average for other occupations. Moreover, in the last few years, the role of pharmacy technician has become refined. In the hospital service, there are numerous rankings for qualified pharmacy technicians. Senior technicians can get specialized in different areas such as quality control, medicines management, staff training, supplies procurement, information technology, clinical trials or medicines information services.

Debt Settlement – The Gory Details of My Personal Story

You are about to read a very personal story about me. I am a happily married, 40 year-old father of two precious little kids. I live in Los Angeles, California and my name is Jonathan Grossman. This sounds like an introduction to an AA meeting. In some ways it is!

Back in 2004, I was making a great living as a TV composer and enjoying the high life with my wife. By 2006, we had our first child and I was unemployed, living off savings and hoping things would turn around. By 2009, I had 2 kids, went through all of my savings and managed to accumulate $130,000 in debt. Things were not getting better and I had to make a move.

This story is a lot of things. First off, it’s true. But even more than that, it is a brutal examination of the American economy from the point of view of the consumer. In many ways, I am the typical Hollywood story combined with the typical real estate boom home buyer. I was irresponsible and wreck-less and the financial climate was my gracious enabler.

This story will tell the tale of how I got myself into this financial mess, and I how I chose to get myself out of it. For the record, I take 100% responsibility for creating all of this debt. I am not for a second blaming anyone but myself!

The story has a horrific beginning, but a great ending. Without further delay, here are some details.

In July 2009 this is where I stood:

* $130,000 in unsecured debt.

$104,000 in unsecured personal lines of credit
$26,000 in credit card debt

* Owned, or rather “owed”, my home which was fully financed at $880,000 and it was underwater.

If I sold it, I wouldn’t even be able to pay off my mortgage.

* Monthly bills: $18,000
* Monthly net income: $12,500

Monthly deficit: $6,500

* I was drawing from my personal lines of credit to help pay the bills each month.
* I was drawing from those very same lines of credit to make the minimum payments on them each month.
* I had 2-3 more months before the credit ran out…MAXIMUM DEBT VELOCITY.

HERE WERE MY FEARS!

* Foreclose on my house.
* Feel humiliated with my family and friends.
* Declare bankruptcy.
* Look into the sweet little eyes of my 4 year old son and explain why we have to move from our home and make new friends
* Admit to my wife that I had let the family down.
* Admit to myself that I was a failure.

HOW DID I LET IT GET THIS BAD

NYC: National Debt Clock

I’ll tell you.

* I didn’t save enough for a rainy day.
* I kept hoping things would turn around.
* I ignored the obvious downward spiral.
* Once I started to fall into the pit, I passed the threshold of caring.

I LET MYSELF GO DEEPER BY SAYING “I AM ALREADY $100,000 IN DEBT. WHAT’S ANOTHER $5,000 AT THIS POINT”

Here’s my story of how I got into $130,000 in debt and how I am getting myself out of it. I am not yet done by the way.

BIG DISCLAIMER!!!!

Let me be clear up front. I am not a debt settlement counselor. I do not work for any of the debt settlement companies. I do not profess to be an expert or in any way imply that you are guaranteed to have the same results I am having.

Things that can or will happen if you choose Debt Settlement include:

* A lot of HARD WORK.
* A lot of time, focus and resilience.
* Rhino skin and tenacity.
* You MIGHT be threatened with law suits.
* You will have creditors calling you all the time.
* Your credit will suffer.
* You MIGHT have to pay taxes on the amount of debt that the bank forgives.

It is NOT easy. As I just said, you need rhino skin and tenacity. But, if you are willing to do your homework, you may find that debt settlement is the right road for you.

I did A LOT of research and ended up using a debt settlement company that was extraordinary. I will wholeheartedly recommend them because I believe they are fair, supremely skilled and a true consumer advocate. My intention is to give back to the very company that gave me so much.
Here’s the deal about this blog:

* Take what is useful.
* Toss what isn’t.
* Call my recommended company if you are inclined…..BUT…..do your research. Call a dozen of them.
* You may discover what I discovered.
* There are only a few debt settlement companies that are really there to help.

The one I used, Consumer Recovery Network, was incredible for me. I imagine they could help you as well. Throughout this blog you will notice that I keep mentioning Consumer Recovery Network (CRN). They are the only company that I have worked with and therefore the only company with which I have first-hand experience.