Pharmacy Intern

Westerly, RI
Jul 6, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist Supervisor, or the Director of Pharmacy, performs a wide variety of technical, clinical, and clerical duties for the hospital-wide unit-dose drug distribution system and intravenous admixture program. Responsible for maintaining confidential reports; entering and retrieving data utilizing the pharmacy information system; preparing intravenous medications including chemotherapeutic preparations, hyperalimentations, and antibiotics; refilling automated dispensing cabinets with unit dose medications; procuring and filling requests for pharmaceutical supplies; delivering medications and supplies to nursing units; and assisting pharmacists with clinical activities to foster professional development.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Professional and Technical Competence
    • 1.1 Communicates well with pharmacy staff on pharmacy issues, and responds appropriately to problem situations.
  • 2. Maintains Appropriate Inventory Levels
    • 2.1 Orders medications and other supplies from vendors as needed.
  • 3. Controlled Substance Inventory and Record Keeping
    • 3.1 Verifies daily controlled substance count in Pyxis during refill/restocking activities.
  • 4. Supports Existing Hospital Information Systems
    • 4.1 Enters and verifies patient charges and credits daily using hospital information system.
  • 5. Proficiency in IV Compounding
    • 5.1 Complies 100% of time with required clean room attire and cleaning procedures.
  • 6. Maintains a professional working relationship with employees in other departments
    • 6.1 Keeps staff members informed of patient/clinical issues.
  • 7. Educational and Safety Compliance
    • 7.1 Attends all required safety and educational programs.
  • 8. Professional Development
    • 8.1 Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, participates in clinical activities, interprets original doctor's orders, and fills prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients utilizing the pharmacy information system.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High School Diploma required Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy


EXPERIENCE


Experience volunteering/working in a hospital pharmacy is a plus


LICENSURE


Eligible for technician license or limited pharmacist (intern) license


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Job Info

Job: 20851

Department: Pharmacy
Category: PHARMACY
Sub Category: CLINICAL TECH
Status: Part Time Non-Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAY/EVENING
Hours: 8

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