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Contract & Travel Pharmacy Jobs in Medical Lake, Washington

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. 

Search our contract and travel pharmacy jobs today!

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Director of Pharmacy
Pharmacy - Staff Pharmacist 10 days ago Medical Lake, WA

RPh on the go has a job opportunity for an experienced pharmacist in Medical Lake, WA. All candidates must be available to work full time, 8:30 to 5pm . We are looking for management skills .  This is day shift We require a current WA pharmacist license without any previous negative history. 

RPh on the go is a dedicated placement firm that will accommodate lu in your search for positions in need. While pursuing a Mail Order, Hospital, Retail or Home Infusion position with us, please take note of the benefits you will receive while working with us. Competitive wages, a weekly paycheck, direct deposit, matching 401k and top benefits in health, life and dental.  

If you are a candidate with the required experience we are looking for please contact Jeff Grovak at RPh on the go at 847-588-7492 or email me at jeff.grovak@rphonthego.com