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Contract & Travel Pharmacy Jobs in Niles, Illinois

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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Critical Warehouse Pharmacy Technician -Hudson Ohio
Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician 13 days ago Niles, IL

RPh on the go, is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a respected Home Infusion Pharmacy in Ohio. Join our growing team and enjoy the best work life balance!

In this role the warehouse pharmacy technician will be responsible for pulling and packing medications and supplies for shipment, stocking, and inventory management, scheduling deliveries, tracking equipment and some customer service as well as computer work. In this role the pharmacy technician must be comfortable lifting up to 40lbs, you will be standing and walking most of the day.

This position is a contract assignment that can last up to 13+weeks, must be available to start right away. Schedule will be Monday to Friday 10am-6pm

Requirements:
State certification as a Pharmacy Tech
Previous pharmacy tech experience in a pharmacy setting at least 1 year.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

 

Offering: weekly pay, top medical and dental benefits!
Industry: Home Infusion Pharmacy: Health Care

Hours: Monday to Friday 10am-6pm


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today! Yvette.Sonera@rphonthego.com or call me at 847-779-6132 for more information.