Graduate Pharmacy Intern

ID158522
Per Diem
1087 Dennison Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
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Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy and the direct supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, the Graduate Intern will be responsible for having a working knowledge of all areas of pharmaceutical services provided by the Hospital, including drug distribution systems, central operations, and IV admixture.

Responsibilities

Embraces the Select Medical Way and Core Values of the Company:
• We deliver superior quality in all that we do.
• We treat others as they would like to be treated.
• We are results oriented and achieve our objectives.
• We are team players.
• We are resourceful in overcoming obstacles.
Demonstrates ICARE Standard for Personal Interactions (Patients, Families, Physicians, Co-workers, and all internal/external customers):
• Introduces self and role…connects with everyone
• Communicate what you will be doing
• Ask/anticipate needs and concerns
• Respond to requests
• Exit courteously
Promotes Patient and Employee Safety – Focused on 10 Foot Circle of Safety and displays safety awareness in all of the below key areas:
• Safe Patient Handling
• Materials Handling
• Infectious Diseases
• Slips/Trips and Falls
• Work Environment
Follows all facility guidelines outlining standards of personal appearance, attendance and punctuality.
                                 
Maintains adequate job knowledge. Functions to include picking up drug orders at the nursing station(s) and dispensing the correct drugs in appropriate quantities. Drug delivery functions to include the delivery of the appropriate quantities of the medication to the correct patient area(s). Drug charging to include review of the pharmacy fill list and the collection of all medications dispensed to patients for the purpose of billing these doses as well as crediting unused items. Inventory control to include the maintenance of drugs in the Pharmacy according to the Drug Formulary and per policy, including ordering, receiving, storage, and all necessary paperwork. Narcotic reconciliation to include monitoring of doses administered according to Medication Administration Records on the narcotics sign-out record. Medication replacement to patient to include filling of medication boxes with an appropriate supply as per policy, utilizing a unit dose system. Replacement of stock items on a routine basis according to policy.
Assists the Pharmacists whenever asked within the scope of the duties allowed by the State Board of Pharmacy. Maintains all paperwork necessary for the performance of the Pharmacy’s Quality Improvement Plan. Maintains any paperwork necessary for the Pharmacy’s financial reporting system. Maintains all forms and reports necessary for the control of narcotics and other controlled substances. Performs Medication Repacking functions as per policy and under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist. Performs all other assignments of a reasonable nature as the Director of Pharmacy may require. Promotes and maintains high standard of safety. Demonstrates knowledge of infection control procedure and conscientiously follows procedures.


Studies and learns the job requirements of a Staff Pharmacist to be able to immediately step into that role upon obtaining state licensure.  
Shows the ability to communicate with customers of all ages at a level of understanding appropriate for any given age.
Shows initiative to further continue education.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• This position requires graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

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