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Contract & Travel Pharmacy Jobs in Riverside, 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. 

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Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy Technician - Must Know Pyxis
Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician 24 days ago Riverside, IL

4-6-week assignment available for an inpatient hospital pharmacy technician near Grand Terrace, California. Schedule will be 6:00am to 2:30pm or 2:00pm to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday. 2-years recent hospital inpatient and Pyxis automation experience is required. Must have an active California pharmacy technician license with no negative history. Duties will include Pyxis dispensing, filling and delivering.

If you or someone you know has interest in this position or working with RPh on the go, please send updated resume to brian.yarka@rphonthego.com or call direct at 847-588-7460