Pharmacy Intern

Pantherx Rare Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Pharmacy Intern

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Classification: Non-Exempt

Status: Casual

Purpose

The Pharmacy Intern will perform their internship duties under the supervision of a registered pharmacist (preceptor) as allowed by federal and state law. The pharmacy intern will abide by PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy policy; and in accordance with the Doctor of Pharmacy requirements of their institution of learning.

Responsibilities

  • Assist, accept, and process prescription orders

  • Provide patient counseling including medication profiles and performing drug utilization review (DUR)

  • Provide product or service information to patients, healthcare providers, and caregivers

  • Contact patients, caregivers, or health care providers to assess their pharmaceutical/ancillary supply needs

  • Perform calculations for dosage determinations required in dispensing medications

  • Receive routine product or service problems and refers to appropriate department for handling

  • Pick, pack, and ship orders for patient delivery

  • Assist pharmacist(s) on special project(s) as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy Intern Certificate Certification

  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy

  • Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of pharmacy

  • Maximum course equivalency of second professional year of college of pharmacy

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional fulfillment pharmacy. This role routinely uses standard pharmacy equipment.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required stand for long periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of the job.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Pharmacy Intern 4Th Year

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-24T00:00 Description Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager and Director, Drug Use and Disease State Management, and general supervision of the Staff Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern is responsible for supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients at UPMC. These services will be provided in compliance with state and federal regulations, JCAHO Standards and the mission and policies of the hospital and departments. During the first summer of the internship, you will be trained in pharmacy operations to include IV admixtures, decentralized pharmacy model, central pharmacy operations, pharmacy satellite services as available. The time commitment expected is 40 hours/week with alternating day/evening/weekend work; during the school year, we are expecting the interns to work every third weekend with a minimal time commitment of 8 hours per pay period, non-weekend shifts. There will be a holiday commitment, one summer and one winter holiday on a rotational basis. Interns will be expected to work 2-3 shifts during each school break dependent on departmental needs. Responsibilities: * Assists the pharmacist with medication distribution, including but not limited to filling medication orders, preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy and controlled substance orders, maintaining patient profiles, performing prepacking, delivering medications, and exchanging emergency medication carts. * Accurately completes departmental documentation and billing by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with department procedures. Examples included, but are not limited to, dispensing and compounding records, refrigerator logs, hood-cleaning records, chemotherapy compounding records, patient/department billing, and controlled substance delivery records. * Progressively, over 3 years, will assist the Drug Use and Disease State Management Program by reviewing physician prescribing practices, assisting with design of formulary decisions, and evaluating medication error and adverse event experience. * Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses. * Where applicable, completes clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures. * Develops and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment. * Assists the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions. Qualifications * Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy. * Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of Pharmacy. Prior experience in pharmacy practice and career track in hospital pharmacy preferred. * The candidate also must possess good communication and computer skills. Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy Intern Certificate Certification preferred. Act 34 UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh PA

Pharmacy Intern

Pantherx Rare