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5/13/2004
Press Release

McKesson Medication Management Selects ASHP's Online Recruiting Service

CareerPharm™, the online pharmacy recruiting service of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has been selected by McKesson Medication Management to address their growing need for pharmacists nationwide.

“ASHP is committed to helping ease the pharmacy staffing crisis in this country,” said ASHP President Daniel M. Ashby, M.S., FASHP.  “Our partnership with McKesson Medication Management will enable us to connect our top-quality pharmacy candidate base with McKesson Medication Management’s leading pharmacy opportunities.”  “We are especially excited to be working with an industry leader like McKesson Medication Management and look forward to helping them with all their pharmacy recruiting needs.” 

ASHP launched CareerPharm in June 2003 to meet the unique recruiting needs of pharmacy employers and job seekers.  Since its launch, CareerPharm has experienced exponential growth and now boasts a database of more than 4,000 registered pharmacy candidates and 600 pharmacy employers.  More importantly to the profession of pharmacy, ASHP's CareerPharm serves not only to connect pharmacy candidates and employers but also as a trusted resource pharmacists can turn to for guidance and advice as they move along their chosen career paths. 

“We look forward to working with ASHP’s CareerPharm to help us connect with more qualified pharmacy candidates from across the country,” said Cheryl Backowski, McKesson Medication Management Director of Talent Acquisition.  “ASHP’s CareerPharm is a valuable resource for both pharmacy employers and pharmacy candidates.”

Candidates may access available positions with McKesson Medication Management by logging onto www.careerpharm.com and opening a free MyCareerPharm account. 

McKesson Medication Management is the fastest-growing provider of pharmacy management services in the United States. They provide complete pharmacy management services and solutions for acute care hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers. From procurement and administration, to staffing and clinical programs, their unique capabilities and resources allow them to set standards for operational excellence, value, and patient safety.

ASHP is the 30,000-member national professional association that represents pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, ambulatory care clinics, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems. ASHP, which has a long history of medication error prevention efforts, believes that the mission of pharmacists is to help people make the best use of medicines.  Assisting pharmacists in fulfilling this mission is ASHP's primary objective.  The Society has extensive publishing and educational programs designed to help members improve their professional practice, and it is the national accrediting organization for pharmacy residency and pharmacy technician training programs.  More information is available at www.ashp.org, www.careerpharm.com, and www.safemedication.com.