Federal Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician jobs

CareerStaff Rx is contracted with the federal government and we receive several federal Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician jobs. If you are a current/previous federal Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician (previous federal experience highly preferred) or you are looking for a great opportunity to work in premier pharmacies throughout the nation we would love to work with you.

Federal Pharmacy Jobs – settings:

Our Federal Pharmacy jobs are in many different settings:
  • Department of Defense
  • U.S. Military
  • Navy
  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Indian Health Service
  • Bureau of Prisons
  • Department of Immigration Services
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • And more

CareerStaff Rx Federal Benefits:

  • Work anywhere in the US with any state licensure
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Paid living expenses
  • Tax-free travel stipends
  • Work in various settings
  • Long-term assignments

 Federal Pharmacy Jobs:

 Pharmacist Jobs Government


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Pharmacist Salary

Pharmacist Salary

CareerStaff Rx would like to present you with a quick snapshot for a Pharmacist salary in Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, and New York. If you are interested in seeing salaries in different cities you can find that information at http://www.indeed.com/salary.

Pharmacist Salaries Rph

Is this what you expected for pharmacist salaries to be at?

Any staffing challenges within your pharmacy? Permanent job openings, maternity leaves, vacations, etc. please send CareerStaff Rx your staffing request, http://bit.ly/requeststaff.

Hope this helps all the Pharmacists out there!

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Finding the Job for You

As spring concludes and summer 2013 finds itself right around the corner, it is important to acknowledge the 1.8 million college graduates that will be entering the workforce this year. The class of 2013 finds itself in a unique position; they carry more debt than any other class before them and also face high discrimination by many employers unwilling to hire new graduates. The average graduate today leaves college with 26,600 dollars of debt. What is one to do after putting in four years of grueling work if one can’t find a job? Even if you have been in the workforce for several years, you may be finding you face challenges in the American job market today. Unemployment stands at 7.5% which numbers 11.7 million Americans, 4.4 million of whom have been unemployed long-term (more than 27 weeks). With numbers like that, it is difficult to stand out and attain the job you really want. This may mean you find yourself underemployed, working at a job for which you are overqualified.

At CareerStaff Rx we have found that improving your résumé can be a great place to start. Time spent reworking your previous experience to target the job for which you are applying will not only make you more competitive as a candidate but will help keep your résumé current and unique. Such work can also help focus in on the goals and expectations you have for your future. Your résumé gives a potential employer their first impression of you; this is especially the case as the hiring process becomes increasingly digitized. We have some tips for building the perfect résumé in order to make a great impression and obtain the job you need or the one you have been holding out for. Click the link below for tips from the experts to help find the right job for you. Enjoy the read!


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Unknown Facts in the Pharmacy Industry

Demand for pharmacists remains high and increases annually due to the fact that more and more drugs are being prescribed to Americans. Additionally, Americans spend more on medicine than any other group in the world. As their medications skyrocket in price, citizens continue to hand out the cash for the latest pill that comes their way. What has this meant for pharmacists? Salaries have increased to roughly 50 dollars an hour on average with options to work virtually anywhere as major retail pharmacies like Walgreens expand at a rapid rate. This means as a pharmacist one is able to have a flexible schedule and be selective about the jobs one takes. CareerStaff Rx provides travel, permanent, temporary, and local contract placement services for all employees, showing the range of possibilities open to pharmacists and technicians today. In addition, the pharmacy industry has expanded to include retail, hospital, consulting, long-term care, mail order, corrections, industrial, nuclear, community and home health care settings. Even in the last fifty years, the pharmacy industry has grown to become one of the most equal job markets for men and women. Females made up only 8% of the industry in 1950 and represent a majority today at 55%. With all this evidence, CareerStaff Rx recognizes that the industry is constantly changing, growing and reinventing itself. Here are a few surprising facts you may not know…but should!

  1. The fact that prescription prices have been increasing is a surprise to no one. However, the rapid rate may be! According to Marcia Angell in her new book, The Truth About Drug Companies, prescription medications are the fastest growing part of health care bills. Americans today have higher increases in drug costs than the costs they are paying to see a doctor and receive professional medical advice! Dr. Angell explains this is because we are being prescribed and taking more drugs than ever before. These are likely to be newer, innovative drugs and thus more expensive in the first place. Additionally, prices are increased routinely throughout the year as well.
  2. Consumers aren’t the only ones cashing out for their prescriptions, however. Some pharmaceutical companies are spending more on their marketing than their research. In some cases this can mean twice as much money spent on promotional campaigns as research and development of the drugs themselves. The entire industry spent over $33.5 billion on marketing costs in 2004. A study by two York University researchers, “supports the position that the U.S. pharmaceutical industry is marketing-driven and challenges the perception of a research-driven, life-saving, pharmaceutical industry that values the lives of its patients, rather than their spending habits.”
  3. As an educated pharmacist, you may recognize many of the “new” drugs appearing on the market these days. In reality, most new drugs are not that new at all. A recent study found “that two-thirds of the prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration between 1989 and 2000 were identical to existing drugs or modified versions of them. Only about one-third of the drugs approved by the FDA during the time period were based on new “molecular entities” that treat diseases in novel ways.” However, these “new” drugs will cost consumers more because the drug companies have to extend their patents and cash out to promote the new product.
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New website has been launched!

Are you looking for a Pharmacist Recruiter? The best Pharmacist Recruiters in the nation have just launched an updated website which enhances the ability to find pharmacy jobs throughout the nation. Please check out the new website http://careerstaffrx.com/. Contact us if you have any questions.

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CareerStaff Rx – New Website

We are pleased to announce that our new website will soon be launched at www.CareerStaffRx.com. Our new website will provide greater usability and have enhanced functionality as well. Stay tuned for the launch!

Does Your Pharmacy Need Staff to Cover for the Summer? Place your Request Online and our team will take it from there!

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