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Pharmacist Intern

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Summary The goal of pharmacy internship is to ensure that every pharmacy intern obtains the experience necessary to enable him or her to practice competently. The program will bridge the gap between the student's academic background and practice through application and development of these skills on a day-to-day basis. Internship will provide the intern with experience in delivering pharmaceutical care to the patient. MidMichigan Medical Center's interns are given the opportunity to have work experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice over 2+ years. We start with the basics and build on education, experience, and level of desire. Interns will learn medication dispensing (interpreting orders, drug product selection, packaging, labeling), computer order entry of medication and IV orders, inventory control, IV compounding (aseptic technique and chemotherapy preparation), chart review, patient counseling, renal dosing, antibiotic monitoring, parenteral nutrition management, anticoagulation dosing and management, and much more. Internship is a cornerstone of a pharmacists' education because it integrates classroom knowledge with professional practice performance.

(30%)* Patient Care: Accurately assists the pharmacist in providing excellent patient care. This includes pulling meds for new orders, answering phones, following through on requests form nursing or other departments, charging/crediting. Performs accurate and efficient cart exchange duties including medication crediting. (20%)* Performs sterile compounding per USP 797 guidelines and non-sterile compounding per USP 795 guidelines. Universal precautions to be utilized when compounding or otherwise manipulating biologic products. Performs daily, monthly, and ad hoc cleaning/disinfection of designated IV room areas using MidMichigan Health-approved cleaning solutions. (20%)* Customer Service: Provides excellent customer service in all areas of pharmacy. (20%)* Restocking: Restocking and checking expiration dates accurately. (10%)* Pick up shifts: Assisting other pharmacy staff and picking up shifts. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: High School Diploma or GED required Completion of two (2) years Pre-Pharmacy in college and is accepted into an accredited School of Pharmacy. Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and Interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner. MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Pharmacist Intern, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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