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Pharmacy Intern - Western Psychiatric Hospital

Description

Western Psychiatric Hospital is hiring limited part time Pharmacy Interns. 4th, 5th, and 6th years will be considered, depending on licensure/certification and career ladder requirements.

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.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions.
  • 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.
  • Where applicable, completes clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.
  • Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses.
  • 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.
  • Develops and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Pharmacy Intern – 4th Year ; Set Rate: $15.96 hourly

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.

Pharmacy Intern – 5th Year ; Set Rate: $16.99 hourly

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.

Pharmacy Intern – 6th Year ; Set Rate: $18.63 hourly

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.

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.

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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