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Jun 26, 2024

Welcome to the 81st episode of CPhT Connect, the Podcast for Pharmacy Technicians! Join our host, Mike Johnston, as he engages in an enlightening conversation with Julio Isaac Rodriguez, a seasoned pharmacy technician originally from Puerto Rico. Julio's journey began in 2008 with Walgreens, where his curiosity about pharmacy grew. Despite having a degree in history and languages, he pursued pharmacy, eventually obtaining his PTCB certification and later, advanced certifications.

Explore Julio's inspiring narrative of resilience and growth as he recounts his diverse experiences in the pharmacy world, from working in community pharmacies and hospitals to specialized centers such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Gain invaluable insights into the importance of continuous learning, listening, and adapting, especially for those with language barriers. Julio emphasizes the value of certifications and staying competitive in the job market, not by competing with others but by striving to be better every day.

Discover the profound impact of Julio's proactive approach to career development and his relentless pursuit of growth. Don't miss out on this insightful episode filled with wisdom, encouragement, and practical guidance for navigating the dynamic landscape of pharmacy. Tune in now to uncover Julio's extraordinary journey and glean inspiration for your own professional endeavors.