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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Apr 2, 2020
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TaleMed - Worcester, MA

Pharmacy - Pharmacist needed for 13 WEEKS
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Mar 24, 2020

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Anders Group - Worcester, MA

PHARMACIST Worcester, MA Start Date: 03/30/2020 Apply online or contact us ASAP for more information on this great opportunity! Anders Group is looking for a qualified PHARMACIST to fill a current need in MA. This job requires 2+ years of recent experience for this 13 week assignment. Requirements Graduate from an accredited school...
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Focus Staff - Worcester, MA

We currently have a client in Worcester, MA looking for a Pharmacist (Traveling Pharmacist)Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Certified Pharmacist which will require the verification and approval of prescriptions, supervising pharmacy technicians, pharmacy interns, and cashiers. We expect all our staff pharmacists to implement company initiatives to increase...
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Focus Staff - Cortlandt Manor, NY

We currently have a client in Cortlandt Manor, NY looking for a Pharmacist (Traveling Pharmacist)Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Certified Pharmacist which will require the verification and approval of prescriptions, supervising pharmacy technicians, pharmacy interns, and cashiers. We expect all our staff pharmacists to implement company initiatives to...
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Mar 24, 2020

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Anders Group - Worcester, MA

PHARMACIST Worcester, MA Start Date: 03/30/2020 Apply online or contact us ASAP for more information on this great opportunity! Anders Group is looking for a qualified PHARMACIST to fill a current need in MA. This job requires 2+ years of recent experience for this 13 week assignment. Requirements Graduate from an accredited school...
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LRS Healthcare - Vail, CO

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 - Oak Creek, WI

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 - Marshfield, WI

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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Mar 30, 2020
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Concentric Healthcare Staffing - San Francisco, CA

Hospital Pharmacist needed for the Bay Area!! 
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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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LRS Healthcare - El Paso, TX

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 - Wausau, WI

Float to Stevens Point
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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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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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LRS Healthcare - Worcester, MA

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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Apr 2, 2020

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LRS Healthcare - Worcester, MA

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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Apr 2, 2020

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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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Apr 2, 2020

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LRS Healthcare - Worcester, MA

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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Apr 2, 2020

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LRS Healthcare - Worcester, MA

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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Mar 26, 2020

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Aya Healthcare - Coatesville, PA

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Pharmacist Inpatient, Pharmacy in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. This is a 12 week contract position that requires at least one year of experience. Passionate and talented internal team members and clinicians have made Aya Healthcare an industry leader since 2001. Starting the day you...
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