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Contract & Travel Pharmacy Jobs in Bakersfield, California

As a traveling pharmacist or pharmacy technician, your job is to temporarily fill a pharmacy role for a set amount of time determined by a prearranged contract.

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Pharmacy contract assignments vary in length of time depending on the facility's needs, and many contracts get renewed. As a traveling pharmacy professional, you may work in many different settings, from retail to a hospital environment.

Travel Pharmacist Jobs

Traveling pharmacy professionals commonly move from city to city, taking on new assignments after their contracts are completed. Your day-to-day responsibilities depend on the setting and role of your current pharmacy contract, but likely include:

  • Providing and preparing medications based on physician orders.
  • Ensuring your patients understand important pharmacological information regarding their treatment.
  • Complying with any federal or state pharmacy regulations.
  • Overseeing the inventory of medications, supplies, and patient medical records.
  • Answering any questions from other healthcare professionals or patients.
  • Training, supervising, and supporting staff.
  • Administering vaccines to patients.

Travel Pharmacy Technician Jobs

Much like a traveling pharmacist, traveling pharmacy technicians typically move from city to city, taking on new assignments as each contact ends. Day-to-day responsibilities depend on the setting of the contract and vary based on each pharmacy, but likely include:

  • Preparing and administering medications to patients.
  • Helping the pharmacists on staff with medication fulfillment based on physician instructions.
  • Properly labeling and packaging medications.
  • Complying with any federal or state pharmacy regulations.
  • Helping organize and maintain the inventory of supplies and medications
  • Answering phone calls and patient questions with thoughtful customer service.

Travel Pharmacy Salary and Job Outlook

Since there are no real restrictions on where a traveling pharmacist or pharmacy technician can work, their salaries vary widely. One of the biggest determinants of salary is simply the city and region in which you are work. The cost of living is different across the country, therefore so are the salaries.

It is also important to note that for some travel assignments, travel expenses such as housing, flight and food will be paid for by the pharmacy staffing agency.

If you are looking to explore the country and meet new people, while still enjoying a great salary with benefits, then a travel pharmacy job with RPh on the Go is the perfect fit for you. 

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Pharmacists - Bakersfield, CA
Pharmacy - Staff Pharmacist 30 days ago Bakersfield, CA

RPh on the Go is looking for passionate, career driven pharmacists in the Bakersfield area that are looking to take their career to the next level or as simple as a change of scenery. The ideal Pharmacist will have the qualities of,

  • An outgoing personality
  • Experience working in either a retail or hospital setting
  • A great communicator
  • Team player
  • Passionate in serving patients to the utmost extent
  • Always willing to educate patients and staff

For inquires at RPh on the Go, email Mike Skolik your resume to mike.skolik@rphonthego.com or call (847) 779-6157.Visit our website for more information and to learn about us at rphonthego.com. Let an industry leading organization take care of you at the utmost standard and take you to where you want to go in your career.