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Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern - 4th Year
Job ID: 715278842
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Rotating
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105

Description

Purpose:
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 every fourth weekend during the school year. 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.
  • Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses.

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.

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  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $17.01 to $25.50 / hour

    Union Position: No

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