Pharmacy Intern - Outpatient - #197327

Allina Health System

Date: 04/08/2021 17:31 PM

City: St. Paul, Minnesota

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Department: 70027908 Community Pharmacy United Outpatient
Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America)
Hours: 0

Weekend Rotation:

Job Profile Summary: Responsible for preparing, dispensing, and checking medications, obtaining medication histories, and ensuring effective flow of operations within the pharmacy. Interns work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Provides assistance and support to the pharmacists and technicians in the clinical and distributive operations of the department.
Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Prepares, checks, and dispenses medications

    • Fills first doses and refill floor stock.
    • May perform data entry, adjudication, filing, and selling prescription duties.
    • May review clinical data on patient profile for clinical appropriateness.
    • May perform first or second checks to ensure accuracy of data entry, clinical components, and filling process.
    • Compounds and documents extemporaneous doses.
    • Prepackages and documents solid and liquid dosage forms in unit dose and unit of use packaging.
    • Audits automated dispensing cabinet medications.
    • Fills automated dispensing cabinet medications, cart fill & stock outs.
    • May compound and prepares IV admixtures and syringes.
    • May admix chemotherapy bags and syringes.

  • Performs medication distribution

    • Deliver medications, IVs and supplies as needed.
    • Gathers medications that have been discontinued on the floor.
    • Restocks medications used on crash carts and other emergency boxes/kits.
    • Delivers medications into automated dispensing cabinets.
    • May order, receive, unpack, and check incoming stock against invoice and put away.
    • May assist the buyer and keep them informed of inventory needs.
    • May perform inventory management process.

  • Performs admission medication histories

    • Performs medication reconciliation interview with patient.
    • Utilizes nursing home medication administration records to complete medication reconciliation.
    • Accesses and applies information from electronic health record.
    • Communicates with overseeing pharmacist regarding reconciliation and recommendations.
    • May provide clinical/informational services to patients, medical staff, and other healthcare professional.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School or GED required and
  • Completion of one year at an accredited College of Pharmacy preferred or
  • Enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy working towards a Pharmacist degree required or
  • Foreign-trained pharmacist working towards state Pharmacist licensure required
  • Less than 2 Years experience in Pharmacy preferred

  • Pharmacy Intern Certification/Registration upon hire required or
  • Pharmacy Intern Certification/Registration if registered Pharmacy Technician upon hire within 1 Year required

Leadership Capabilities

  • See the Big Picture:
    Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.

    • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture
    • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation
    • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions
    • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement

  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.

    • I help my team connect to the broader mission
    • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me
    • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change
    • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems

  • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.

    • I role-model self-care and ongoing development
    • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success
    • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning
    • I candidly advocate for the resources I need
    • I support my colleagues in their development and growth

  • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.

    • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
    • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
    • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
    • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
    • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Succeed Together: Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.

    • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues
    • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners
    • I respect others’ opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved
    • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes

Functional Competencies

Physical Demands

Light Work:

Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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