PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – 65 New Jobs and 490 Total!

Posted on March 7, 2013



Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek!

Our new website and job board have launched. Please be sure to check out all the new features, any feedback would be appreciated!!

2012 Pharmacy Compensation Survey – Fall Edition Survey!

98 Organizations representing 292K+ pharmacy professionals!!

Despite a wavering economy, if you had a job in pharmacy this year you should have noticed a few extra dollars in your pocket compared to last, according to the latest Mercer Pharmacy Salary Survey results.

This week PharmacyWeek is releasing Mercer’s 2012 Pharmacy Compensation Survey – Fall Edition. As you will see from the graph salaries are only going up for pharmacy professionals. In particular, pharmacy team managers rose by 1 percent and hospital staff pharmacist salaries rose by 3.2 percent from 2011 to 2012! The highest average earners in the Fall of 2012 were hospital/healthcare pharmacy team managers at $134,500!!

For more detailed results, you can find national and industry-specific results in this issue. For more results please visit

With the launch of our new website and job board, March Madness is already starting! We had 65 new job listings last week and 490 total job listings!!

Here are just a few of the newest ones …

Area DOP, Cardinal Health, Eureka, CA

DOP, Sierra Vista Reg Hlth Ctr, Sierra Vista, AZ  Cardinal Health

Pharmacy Technician Analyst, SCIO Health Analytics (Los Angeles, CA, Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, Providence, RI)

DOP (206-bed), Emanuel Med Ctr, Turlock, CA  CPS  (Located 15 mi South of Modesto)

DOP (112-bed, New Pharmacy!), Tulare Reg Med Ctr, Tulare, CA  CPS  (Located 45 mi South of Fresno)

DOP (25-Bed), Cibola General Hosp, Grants, NM  CPS  (Located 1 hr West of Albuquerque)

DOP (89-bed), Summit Healthcare RMC, Show Low, AZ  CPS  (Beautiful Eastern AZ location)

DOP (73-bed LTAC), Vibra Specialty Hospital, Portland, OR

DOP, Chicago, IL  Pharmacy Systems, Inc.

Staff Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians, RxCare Pharmacy (FL, LA, MI, NC, VA)

DOP, Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians, HealthPro Staffing & Placements, Inc.  (Central WI City)

Quality Control Coord, CAPS, San Diego, CA (BS/BA Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Pharmacy)

We update the following employer’s openings each week so be sure and check out their latest available positions. Unless otherwise noted these employers have openings in multiple states so be sure and search on the state and/or job title you are most interested in. If you have any questions just let me know.

Central Admixture Pharmacy Services
Centura Health
Cleveland Clinic
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS)
Froedtert Health
Intermountain Healthcare (UT and SE ID)
PharmaCare Services
Pharmacy Systems, Inc.
Sentara (SE VA and NE NC)
Veterans Administration

I hope everyone has a great and safe week, you can always reach me at my email or cell number below, thanks!

Kevin Mero
cell: 210 872-6160