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Intern Pharmacist PT 24 - Irvine

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Irvine

AI generated summary

  • You must have a California Intern Pharmacist License, excellent communication skills, knowledge of laws and regulations, ability to extract and relate information, operate pharmacy systems, and be physically capable of standing and lifting.
  • You will dispense, compound, and distribute pharmacy products, counsel patients on medication use, collaborate with medical personnel, participate in education programs, ensure medication therapy is cost-effective and effective, maintain equipment, and provide quality pharmaceutical care.

Requirements

  • Intern Pharmacist License (California)
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Must be licensed as an Intern Pharmacist by the State of California.
  • Excellent verbal and written English-speaking communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Sate laws, regulations and standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services.
  • Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patients medical management plan.
  • Ability to learn and operate pharmacy computer systems and other equipment.
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, read fine print, communicate with co-workers and patients, lift/transport 1-50lbs, light to moderate carrying, pulling, pushing, walking, frequent bending, stooping and reaching.

Responsibilities

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in the delivery of services to patients of all age groups served. Assesses data reflective of the patients status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and provides pharmaceutical care needed in accordance with department policy. Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores, packages and distributes pharmacy products according to laws, regulations, standards, established policies and procedures and acceptable professional practices; documents responsibility by signing or initialing prescriptions, batch sheets or other forms according to established policies and procedures. Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities; documents the information in the patients medical record or pharmacy information system when appropriate; advises patients of directions for use, medication storage requirements, importance of compliance, precautions and warnings for medication therapy; advises the patients on the use of related devices and the coordination of medication therapy with diet, according to established policies and procedures. Substitutes for pharmacy personnel as necessary. Evaluates and resolves, according to established policies and procedures, potential medication therapy problems identifies through any and all available sources, including the patient and pharmacy information system. Confers with medical personnel concerning pharmaceutical care and treatment of patients, related clinical diagnosis, drug combinations and dosage forms, and other factors that might influence the course of treatment and the activity of medications; suggests changes in medication therapy and/or use as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing. Participates in assigned education and training programs; conducts educational programs for pharmacy, other medical personnel and patients. Participates in quality management programs. Evaluates an manages the medication therapy of hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing. Makes recommendations to management regarding systems or operational improvements to enhance services provided by the department. Checks equipment used to prepare and dispense medications for proper functioning; reports deficiencies to appropriate personnel. Maintains work area and equipment in an organized and clean condition; maintains a safe, secure and efficient work environment. Participates in quality management programs. Answers and makes telephone calls, consistent with assigned duties in accordance with telephone access standards. Exemplifies pharmacys mission and the organizations vision by contributing to the heath and satisfaction of members by providing appropriate medications, information and professional services in a helpful, caring, courteous, and efficient manner. Performs other duties as required. Special Note: Specific duties may vary depending on pharmacy location.

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