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Internship

Pharmacy Intern - Pittsburgh

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UPMC

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29d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Pittsburgh

AI generated summary

  • You must be in good standing in a pharmacy school, equivalent to first professional year. Experience in hospital pharmacy practice is preferred. Good communication and computer skills are essential.
  • You will assist pharmacists with medication review, distribution, and documentation, helping manage drug therapy and ensuring accurate medication dispensing in a clean, organized environment.

Off-cycle Internship

Healthcare, Science•Pittsburgh

Description

  • The Pharmacy Intern will, under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager and Director, Drug Use and Disease State Management, and general supervision of the Staff Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern is responsible for supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients at UPMC. These services will be provided in compliance with state and federal regulations, JCAHO Standards and the mission and policies of the hospital and departments.

Requirements

  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of Pharmacy.
  • Prior experience in pharmacy practice and career track in hospital pharmacy preferred.
  • The candidate also must possess good communication and computer skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare
Science

Responsibilities

  • Assists the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions.
  • Where applicable, completes clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.
  • Progressively, over 3 years, will assist the Drug Use and Disease State Management Program by reviewing physician prescribing practices, assisting with design of formulary decisions, and evaluating medication error and adverse event experience.
  • Accurately completes departmental documentation and billing by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with department procedures. Examples included, but are not limited to, dispensing and compounding records, refrigerator logs, hood-cleaning records, chemotherapy compounding records, patient/department billing, and controlled substance delivery records.
  • Develops and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication distribution, including but not limited to filling medication orders, preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy and controlled substance orders, maintaining patient profiles, performing prepacking, delivering medications, and exchanging emergency medication carts.
  • Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Pittsburgh