Travel Pharmacist Job Description

As a pharmacist you’ll work to educate patients about the use of drugs and illness prevention, providing medications and acting as a liaison between physicians to ensure proper safety. There are many different settings that pharmacists may choose to work in, including community, government, or consulting pharmacies. Although most work in retail locations as salaried employees, there are plenty of options for positions in private and public healthcare facilities as well. From now until 2024, pharmacists can expect an employment increase of 3%, possibly due to growing middle-aged and elderly populations along with advances in new drug treatments. In May 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported an annual median wage of $121,500 for those working as pharmacists.

Education Requirements for Pharmacist Jobs

Becoming a pharmacist requires many different education requirements, most of which are extremely technical and based heavily in chemistry, biology, and mathematics. To start, students must complete two years of college to even be eligible for pharmacy school, many choosing to acquire a bachelor’s degree in pre-pharmacy. Next, a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) professional degree is now required for even most entry-level positions, including courses covering:

  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Disease Treatments
  • Drug Absorption Rates
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pathophysiology
  • Patient Care
  • Pharmacy Ethics and Law
  • Toxicology

Most Pharm.D. programs will incorporate clerkships (clinical training) into their curricula, helping students to gain real-world experience in a pharmacy setting under the instruction of licensed pharmacists. Beyond these programs, many also pursue post-graduate training lasting 1-2 years, or even fellowships, which can provide more specialized training in fields like biomedical research, geriatrics pharmacology, or community pharmacy practice.

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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - San Andreas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacist needed in southern CA for 8 weeks, 8 hour days.Required QualificationsCA license, BLS, Inpatient and oncology experiencePreferred QualificationsnoneAbout the FacilityFully accredited by the Joint Commission, who awarded the facility the Gold Seal of Approval designation,...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - San Andreas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacist needed in southern CA for 8 weeks, 8 hour days.Required QualificationsCA license, BLS, Inpatient and oncology experiencePreferred QualificationsnoneAbout the FacilityFully accredited by the Joint Commission, who awarded the facility the Gold Seal of Approval designation,...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Med Travelers - San Andreas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacist needed in southern CA for 8 weeks, 8 hour days.Required QualificationsCA license, BLS, Inpatient and oncology experiencePreferred QualificationsnoneAbout the FacilityFully accredited by the Joint Commission, who awarded the facility the Gold Seal of Approval designation,...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Med Travelers - San Andreas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacist needed in southern CA for 8 weeks, 8 hour days.Required QualificationsCA license, BLS, Inpatient and oncology experiencePreferred QualificationsnoneAbout the FacilityFully accredited by the Joint Commission, who awarded the facility the Gold Seal of Approval designation,...
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Sep 21, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Madera, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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LRS Healthcare - Modesto, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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LRS Healthcare - San Francisco, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Sep 21, 2019
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TaleMed - San Francisco, CA

Pharmacy - Pharmacist needed for 14 WEEKS
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Sep 21, 2019
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TaleMed - Modesto, CA

Pharmacy - Pharmacist needed for 26 WEEKS
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LRS Healthcare - Lincoln City, OR

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Sep 21, 2019
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TaleMed - Texarkana, TX

Pharmacy - Pharmacist needed for 13 WEEKS
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Preferred Healthcare Staffing - SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Licensed Pharmacist – Acute Care Acute Care Facilities in SAN FRANCISCO, CA are looking for Licensed Pharmacists to join their team for a 96 -day travel assignment with the possibility to extend. This position includes but is not limited to: preparing medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities....
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Sep 18, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Eureka, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Sep 21, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Bullhead City, AZ

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling PHARMACY SERVICES to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is...
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Sep 21, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - San Francisco, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Pharmacist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Sep 21, 2019
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TaleMed - South Lake Tahoe, CA

Pharmacy - Pharmacist needed for 13 WEEKS
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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - Salinas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 10 N Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacists needed in Salinas for 10 hour nights. 13 weeksBA/BS in PharmacyGeneral hospital clinical skills with some staffing experience is needed. Oncology experience needed.CA Pharmacy LicenseAHA BLSRequired QualificationsBA/BS in PharmacyGeneral hospital clinical skills with...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - Salinas, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/14/2019Available Shifts: 10 N Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Pharmacists needed in Salinas for 10 hour nights. 13 weeksBA/BS in PharmacyGeneral hospital clinical skills with some staffing experience is needed. Oncology experience needed.CA Pharmacy LicenseAHA BLSRequired QualificationsBA/BS in PharmacyGeneral hospital clinical skills with...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - Modesto, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/06/2019Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Well respected hospital is seeking a Pharmacist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment.Required Qualifications2+ YRS EXPCA LicensePreferred QualificationsCA...
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Sep 21, 2019

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Club Staffing - Modesto, CA

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 10/06/2019Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00Well respected hospital is seeking a Pharmacist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment.Required Qualifications2+ YRS EXPCA LicensePreferred QualificationsCA...
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