Pharmacy Intern

Job ID
2020-119775
Employment Type
Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Department
Outpatient Pharmacy
Hours / Pay Period
1
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 7AM - 10PM, Sat 8AM-2PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

The Pharmacy Intern receives functional guidance from the licensed pharmacists s/he is scheduled to work with. The level of supervision given varies with the Interns' degree of skill. A cooperative working relationship with pharmacists is essential, which assures that priority requirements of the department are met through proper allocation of resources. The associate completes a variety of procedures, some of which are essential to departmental operations and are fixed, while others are related to area of function and patient census. The Pharmacy Intern has ability to read and interpret physician orders, enter then into a pharmacy computer system and prepare medications for pharmacists. Ability to maintain adequate stock for all medications stocked within the pharmacy. The Intern will use sterile technique for compounding, and must be comfortable with pharmaceutical calculations. Must have the ability to efficiently manage inventory and enter data into a computer system. The Intern will be familiar with medical terminology and pharmaceutical product names. Assists pharmacist in training and continuing education of the technician staff. The Intern must demonstrate ability to work with others. Has a basic understanding of computer systems and how they are used in health systems pharmacy. Required to be competent in pharmaceutical care for all ages.

Qualifications


    Minimum


  • Current enrollment in an accredited school of pharmacy.


  • PHRM INTRN



  • Preferred


  • Previously worked in a hospital/retail pharmacy and/or employed in jobs where good communication skills, critical thinking process, and typing skills were necessary.



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