AHMC Healthcare

  • Pharmacy Intern

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/18/2019 7:15 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Gabriel
  • Overview

    Under the direction of a Registered Pharmacist, performs the duties of a pharmacy technician while learning the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist.

    • Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner.
    • Has a good understanding of policies/procedures, or knows where to find the appropriate policy/procedure.
    • Participates in the in-servicing and training of new associates.
    • Performs mathematical calculations accurately, as demonstrated by successfully passing the IV quiz with at least 70% accuracy.
    • Notes low inventory levels on storeroom requisition order.
    • Notifies pharmacist of discrepancies.
    • Fills physician orders accurately, appropriately and in a timely manner.
    • Orders/maintains stock appropriately.
    • Utilizes time efficiently and effectively.
    • Exchanges patient cassettes accurately and on time
    • Fills medication cassettes accurately and within the period of the work shift.
    • Performs all duties outlined in the pharmacy technician job description
    • Receives new prescriptions or refill authorizations over the phone and transcribes all required information to the written prescription under the supervision of a pharmacist
    • Answers telephone inquiries, relays messages and provides drug information commensurate with education and experience.
    • Participates in departmental quality assurance and drug use evaluation as time permits
    • Participates in pharmacokinetics and antibiotic review activities
    • Observes the Service Principles when interacting with others
    • Performs other tasks as requested
    • Performs IVPB/LVP rounds diligently/completely/accurately.
    • Prepares/labels IV fluids accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Maintains a good working knowledge of the preparation of sterile products as it relates to proper aseptic technique, reconstitution, dilutents and volumes, expiration dates and compatibility.
    • Minimizes wastage of IVs by recycling viable medications that are returned to Pharmacy; following up on discontinued IVs, discharges and expirations of patients; and preparing medication accurately and properly the first time.
    • Documents appropriately on medication log.
    • Records cleansing dates/times of laminar flow hoods.
    • Discards wasted medications, glass items, needles and syringes appropriately.
    • Adheres to the recommended safety precautions stated in the department policies/procedures when preparing chemotherapy.
    • Makes appropriate adjustments (i.e., charges/credits) into the computer, when necessary.
    • File Controlled Substances Record Sheets properly and in a timely manner.
    • Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner.
    • Asks questions about billing procedures when charging method is ambiguous or questionable.
    • Notifies Director of Pharmacy of any problems/discrepancies relating to billing (e.g., late charges, need for new charge codes, lack of patient information for billing, etc.).
    • Repackages and labels oral bulk products to unit dose in a timely and accurate manner and maintains appropriate documentation of such.

    Qualifications

    • Completion or current enrollment in an accredited/recognized School of Pharmacy.
    • Current CA State Board of Pharmacy Intern Pharmacist License.
    • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Bilingual in Spanish (preferred).

    Facility

    San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

    Req ID

    req5517

    Shift

    Variable

    Category

    Pharmacy

    Position Type

    PerDiem

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