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Locum tenens opportunities?

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

  1. HenryH

    HenryH AA-S
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    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

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

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    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").

    But....in 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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