My Career As A Physician Essay

805 Words Nov 13th, 2016 4 Pages
The path to my pharmacy career all began bagging groceries at Hy-Vee. I began working as a bagger in my sophomore year of high school thinking it would result in little more than some spending money. Soon thereafter my college decision began to loom and additionally came the task of determining what career path I wanted to take. Throughout my entire education, I have always had a passion for my science courses and have always pictured myself working in a medical setting. With this in mind, I was granted an inter-departmental transfer, and began working as a pharmacy technician. I initially saw this opportunity as a way to get my foot in the door in the medical field, and as an avenue to a career as a physician. Little did I know I would fall in love with my work and with the pharmacy profession, which transitioned my focus to a career in pharmacy.
The main component in my passion for pharmacy are the patient relationships that are formed. You are not there to see the patient once, rather you are an essential part of the patient’s health. In my time as a pharmacy technician at Hy-Vee, I have had the pleasure of forming many patient relationships. For instance, one of the patients I frequently encounter is an avid Notre Dame fan, as am I, and it is always a great joy when I see her and get to discuss the events of last week’s game. I believe interactions like this are the cornerstone in forming rapport with our patients, and these interactions are essential for both patient…

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