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Locum tenens opportunities?

Discussion in 'Pharmacy' started by HenryH, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. HenryH

    HenryH AA-S Banned Account on Hold 10+ Year Member

    Aug 24, 2005
    I was just wondering, are there any recruiting firms that advertise locum tenens positions for pharmacists? I ran a Google search, but I didn't really find anything concise. By locum tenens, I mean a situation like the following: doing 8 weeks of work in a chosen location and earning a normal salary while an apartment/rental home is paid for by the locum agency.
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  3. Farmercyst

    Farmercyst On with the Poodles already Pharmacist Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    I know they have huge corporations like that for nursing. I deal with American Mobile Nurses all the time at work. I've never heard of anything like that in Pharmacy.
  4. consultantrph

    consultantrph 2+ Year Member

    Feb 24, 2007
    I could be wrong, but I believe Indian Health Services offers something like that for pharmacists.
  5. sdn1977

    sdn1977 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 28, 2005
    I've never seen it in a hospital setting.

    I've seen it in a retail setting for a long-term relief position (usually in an undesirable location....thus the "why"). CA....if you're working relief - you need a CA license. Don't know about other states or other fields of health care.

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