I just got a job at CVS. Any advice about CVS...
I don't believe all CVS is like that. My advice is work for them first and see it yourself.
definitely..it ultimately depends on your store and pharmacy manager. And hopefully u don't work at a 24 hours one with a drive thru..right next to a major hospital like me.
I work for a hospital pharmacy and we are not contracted with all pharmacy insurance/benefits. If it's a common medication, we refer these patients to retail pharmacies like CVS; espcially 24 hour ones. (ER loves to write scripts at 11pm and sadly, we don't take every patients' insurance)
I know how you feel simplyv001, getting hospital discharged orders can be challenging.
I thought that any hospital expense, including prescription drugs would just be thrown onto the hospital bill and charged to the medical insurance?
As for CVS, the guy who said he cleaned the bathrooms, vaccumed the front store, etc. STOP! That's not your ****ing job and tell them to find someone else to do that.
I woked at different CVS stores. The one i am working at right now is great! We are like a family together!!... it's rare to find a store like this.
REALLY? I don't understand anyone who works for CVS as a pharm tech. They don't even give you a raise if you pass the PTCE. Walgreen's pays you better initially, pays for courses to pass the PTCE, pays for the exam and travel expenses, then adds $1.50/hr to your pay. Oh and you don't have to clean the bathroom.
I got a raise after passing PTCE (w/ subsequent tech licensure in my state). Pay went up $3 for me (mostly due to the tech license...but who the hell goes to pharm tech school??)
If you become "lead tech" (PTCB cert required), you get a whopping dollar.
Retail is a wasteland anyway...never working there again unless I have to for intern hours.
If you become "senior tech," you get $2.50 on top of the $1.50.
Walgreen's >> CVS
Oh, we had a CVS employee asking for a job the other day. I bet it doesn't happen the other way around.
P.S. Sorry for being such a CVS hater... truth be told... I applied to CVS a long time ago and I never heard back from them! x)
As for employment....you gotta know the system! Electronic apps get sent to the store you designated but if they're not hiring, well...they're not hiring. Head to another one and have them look up your app on unicrew (not exactly automatic). Plus, we never followed up on the apps that came in...ONLY if the person came in to talk to the manager did we bother doing anything.