Pharmacy Internship - Westridge Health Center

University Of Utah Medical Group West Valley City , UT 84119

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This pharmacy intern performs all the essential functions of a pharmacist under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Interns participate in a structured program for their professional development beginning with technical functions in a pharmacy and progressing over the years in school to perform higher level pharmacy functions.

Responsibilities

  • Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician I.

  • Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician II.

  • Trains to be able to solve problems in the medication use process for patients and the organization.

  • Identifies and engages in organizational and department quality improvement activities to improve patient care, the medication use process, and pharmacy operations.

  • Trains to assume responsibility for the medication use process, following medication use policy and all laws, regulations, and standards applicable to pharmacy practice.

  • Learns to assess appropriate drug information and literature resources, and provide effective information to varied audiences including patients, other health care professions, and peers.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

  • Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Must be fully-matriculated and accepted in the College of Pharmacy.

Licenses Required

  • Current Utah State Pharmacy Intern Licensure.

  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Second or Third year intern.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position involves standing for extended periods of time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Non Indicated

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