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Pharmacist Intern - PRN Status

Company: Driscoll Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Where compassion meets innovation and technology and our employees are family.Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please review the job information below.General Purpose of Job:The Pharmacist Intern may function as a pharmacy technician and perform all the duties of a pharmacy technician without registering as a pharmacy technician. Pharmacist Intern may only perform pharmacist duties when delegated by and under the supervision of a preceptor pharmacist.Pharmacist-intern at DCH may not: (1) present or identify himself/herself as a pharmacist. (2) sign or initial any document which is required to be signed or initialed by a pharmacist unless a preceptor cosigns the document. (3) independently supervise pharmacy technicians or pharmacy technician trainees. (4) perform the duties required of a pharmacist.Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Additionally, must be currently enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy. Prior experience as a registered pharmacy technician is preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations.
    • Licensed with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Intern.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
      • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
      • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
      • Works closely with all pharmacy personnel to assure safe and efficient delivery of patient care.
      • Serves in a professional capacity in patient care areas.
      • Assures departmental policies and procedures are being followed, medication orders are being processed in a timely manner, and the quality of products dispensed meets established guidelines.
      • Assists in the preparation and/or selection of medications.
      • Assures all orders are prepared accurately, are labeled neatly and correctly, and verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing according to departmental procedures.
      • Participates in medication cart filling and assures that all doses dispensed are consistent with the medication cart fill list.
      • Initiates and processes medication incident reports and adverse drug reaction reports as needed.
      • Answers phone calls promptly and politely by stating departmental area and name.
      • Communicates problems, unique patient needs and other necessary information to on-coming staff for enhanced continuity of care.
      • Communicates with co-workers when leaving the work area.
      • Follows aseptic technique and infection control practices in the preparation of sterile products.
      • Accurately processes outpatient prescriptions and provides oral and written counseling information to the patient and/or parent under pharmacist supervision.
      • Participates in departmental data collection and reporting of Drug Use, Evaluation, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement activities within the pharmacy.
      • Routinely checks all available means of communication including e-mail and mailbox.
      • Understands the legal limitations of a pharmacist intern and refers problems or situations requiring professional judgement to a pharmacist.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Driscoll Health, Corpus Christi , Pharmacist Intern - PRN Status, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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