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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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Nashville, TN

Please ask for Steve Helm at 954.837.2603 or Steve.Helm@CompHealth.com when inquiring about this job Come live and work in the beautiful Tennessee Highlands! Our client, a progressive academic health system, has an opening for a permanent Manager of Outpatient & Specialty Pharmacy Services. The qualified candidate will have at...
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Jul 10, 2020

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Aya Healthcare - Brooklyn, NY

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Pharmacist Inpatient, Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York. This is a 13 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...
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Jul 10, 2020
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Remede Consulting Group, Inc. - Brooklyn, NY

Looking for a new adventure? Remede can help you find the right work opportunity to meet your heart`s desires. We work with hospitals to create opportunities for our candidates to explore new cities, make new friends and continue their pursuit of healing and caring for people. Why get lost...
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Jul 6, 2020

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Aya Healthcare - Rockville, MD

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Pharmacist Inpatient, Pharmacy in Rockville, Maryland. This is a 7 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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Jul 7, 2020

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Aya Healthcare - Jamaica, NY

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Pharmacist Inpatient, Pharmacy in Jamaica, New York. This is a 4 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...
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Jul 6, 2020

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Aya Healthcare - Salmon, ID

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Pharmacist Inpatient, Pharmacy in Salmon, Idaho. This is a 13 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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CompHealth - Louisville, KY

We are seeking a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Manager to lead the clinical pharmacy services of our pharmacy dept. providing day-to-day leadership centered around expanding clinical pharmacy services and/or the development of existing pharmacy practice programs, drug therapy policies, etc. This role offers competitive compensation, a sign on bonus, along...
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Club Staffing - Browning, MT

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 07/13/2020Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00REQUIRED SKILLS: Require a Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accreditedschool of pharmacy.Possess an active unrestricted license in a U.S. state or territory.Have evidence of one (1) year...
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CompHealth - Buffalo, NY

We are seeking a full-time system level Assistant Pharmacy Director to lead our health system's clinical pharmacy services and act as the primary liaison to our physicians. This role will also oversee our Pharmacy Residency programs. The position offers competitive compensation, potential for an annual performance bonus based on their...
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Club Staffing - Browning, MT

Job Description & RequirementsPharmacist - Acute - (Pharma / Pharm)StartDate: 07/13/2020Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2200.00 - 2950.00REQUIRED SKILLS: Require a Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accreditedschool of pharmacy.Possess an active unrestricted license in a U.S. state or territory.Have evidence of one (1) year...
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CompHealth - Birmingham, AL

We are seeking a System Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services for our multi-site health system. All applicants must be, at minimum, board certified & PGY1 Residency trained, plus hold at least 5 years of official experience managing a clinical program in the large health system environment. This role offers competitive compensation for...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Duluth, MN

Pharmacy and 340B Manager Opportunity at MN Hospital Actively hiring during COVID-19. #readytowork We are actively looking to hire a qualified pharmacy leader to join our hospital pharmacy team as a pharmacist in charge and 340B program manager. In this role, you will manage the daily operations of the pharmacy...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - , MT

Investigational Drug Pharmacist with Hem / Oncology Experience in MT Please ask for Sean Goldstein at 954.837.2619 or Sean.Goldstein@CompHealth.com when inquiring about this job We have an opening for an Investigational Drug Pharmacist in beautiful Montana. The position is unique in that it will oversee the IDS as well...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Clinton, CT

Associate Director of Pharmacy Business Development Needed in New England We are looking for an Associate Pharmacy Director to join us at our prestigious New England Healthcare System. In this position, you will be responsible for continuing to grow and generate new pharmacy business, identifying new specialty pharmacy areas for...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Arlington, VA

Please ask for Sean Goldstein at 954.837.2619 or Sean.Goldstein@CompHealth.com when inquiring about this job We are seeking a Pharmacy Operations Manager who has experience in a hospital setting and loves operations. This Oncology focused team will need a leader who has who can hit the ground running. The...
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CompHealth - Midland, TX

Everything's bigger in Texas! An established regional hospital is looking for an experienced Hospital Pharmacy Manager to help lead their team. The ideal candidate has over 3 years of recent acute care hospital experience with 1 year as a current or recent leader. Competitive salary and benefits make this opportunity highly attractive!...
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CompHealth - Valdosta, GA

We are seeking a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Manager to lead our hospital's clinical pharmacy services and act as the second in command to the Director. This role will support continued growth within our clinical programs and is an excellent opportunity for you to present your own style as a proactive...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Edison, NJ

Please ask for Steve Helm at 954.837.2603 or Steve.Helm@CompHealth.com when inquiring about this job. We are seeking an experienced oncology pharmacist who can step into this directorship role within our advanced health system offering plenty of room for professional growth. The role is administrative and will be instrumental...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - Jersey City, NJ

Lead Bleeding Disorder Pharmacy Specialist Needed Just Outside NYC We need someone willing to roll up their sleeves and help build the Bleeding Disorder infusion division of our specialty pharmacy. This position is great for someone who is energetic, who is confident in their skill set, with strong leadership skills,...
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Jul 10, 2020

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CompHealth - DMV, DC

Please contact Steve Helm at (954) 837-2603 or via e-mail Steve.Helm@comphealth.com if interested. We are seeking a full-time Pharmacy Director to lead our expansive, prestigious teaching hospital's pharmacy department moving forward. The position offers a very competitive compensation package along with a strong supporting cast within our very...
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