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Pharmacy Intern - Administration, Part Time

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.Job SummaryThe shared services pharmacy intern will assist the acute care pharmacy team with standardization initiatives to support centralized clinical services. The intern will focus on helping to compile and assort meeting materials for the many meetings these two positions facilitate including Formulary Advisory Committee, Enterprise Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, and the Medication Safety Committee. The intern will also help assist in long-term longitudinal projects such as formulary alignment and clinical workflow harmonization. Additional assignments may include dashboarding, medication use evaluations, and competency development. This intern position is shared by the System Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services as well as the System Director of Medication Safety. The position is PRN but allotted up to 20 hours per week to complete assigned duties. Hours worked will vary depending upon assigned tasks and school workload. This internship is intended to last for duration of pharmacy school and concludes upon becoming a licensed pharmacist.Essential Job FunctionsAssisting the acute care pharmacy team with standardization initiatives to support centralized clinical servicesSupporting long-term longitudinal projects such as formulary alignment and clinical workflow harmonizationCreating training and educational materials for pharmacy technicians, students, interns, and pharmacistsCompiling and assorting meeting materials for various departmental and interdepartmental committeesMaintaining pharmacy dashboards related to antimicrobial use, medication safety, and other tracked initiativesMay perform other duties within the scope of practice as assigned by supervisor.Monitoring drug utilization and mitigating drug shortagesTraining in the inpatient pharmacy to learn the workflow and skillset of acute care pharmacists.Receiving, transferring, or clarifying oral prescriptions with prescribers and/or appropriate staff members asauthorized by state law and under pharmacist supervisionAdministering immunizations [if immunization certified via an accredited immunization program as allowedper state law]Training, educating, and precepting new pharmacy technicians, students, and internsAssisting other staff with medication issues and response to email and phone call concerns or follow-upThis document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Note: Some of the above tasks may only be performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.*This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Pharmacy Technicians may practice at the top of their respective State Licensing Board Regulations.Licensing/CertificationPharmacy Intern License State Board of Pharmacy (required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - Various (preferred)EducationHigh School Diploma or GED (required)Actively enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy with an active board of pharmacy intern license (required)Work ExperienceNonePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Neonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)SkillsMedication PreparationMathematicsPrescriptionsMedical PrescriptionsPatient medicationsFilling PrescriptionsProcessing PrescriptionsDispensing PrescriptionsPackagingCompounding MedicationsAttention to DetailTraining EmployeesEnthusiasm to LearnActive ListeningVerbal CommunicationWritten CommunicationTime ManagementTeamworkProblem SolvingClinical PharmacyMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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