Pharmacy Intern, Inpatient Pharmacy, Varied

internship - part time,

Arkansas Children's Hospital
Little Rock, AR
Closed
Posted 76 Days ago
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Little Rock, AR
internship - part time,
Posted 76 Days ago
Closed

Description

Pharmacy Intern, Inpatient Pharmacy, Varied days/hours (Every other Weekend) (12 hrs) Little Rock/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Pharmacy-Intern--Inpatient-Pharmacy--Varied-days-hours--Every-other-Weekend---12-hrs-_R0004557/apply CURRENT EMPLOYEES: Please apply via the internal career site by logging into your Workday Account (https://www.myworkday.com/archildrens/)and search the "Find Jobs" report. Work Shift: Time Type: Part time Department: CC014250 Pharmacy Inpatient Summary The Pharmacy Intern has the educational and training background to fill medication orders and works under the supervision and direction of a pharmacist as stated in the Arkansas State board of pharmacy regulations and hospital policies as an intern. The Intern provides IV admixture and other medication related activity assistance to pharmacists and other health care professionals in the medication delivery system. Interns communicate problems with current medication order preparation and delivery, they help distribute new orders or medication related problems to staff pharmacist. Interns prepare new and refill medication doses which include oral, injectable, IV solutions, floor stock request and other supply needs. Interns are responsible for delivering medications to the patients nursing unit and help in returning unused medication doses. Interns may charge and crediting medications, they communicate with other hospital employees to appropriately handle medication related issues. Interns follow aseptic clean procedures during medication preparation procedures. Interns assure that needed medications and supplies are inventoried, ordered, and stocked. They help with the daily operation aspects and organization of their assigned areas to help make sure that it operates effectively and efficiently. Participate in assigned quality assurance activities and help with medication management, drug information, and can help with patient monitoring under the supervision of a pharmacist. Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Medication Preparation and Distributive Activities Prepares medications and IV's, fills order request, cart fills and refills efficiently and accurately. Prioritizes needs appropriately, fills emergency request. Repackages and labels medications appropriately. Completes assigned duties. Process orders and safely prepares and distribute medications. Investigates and processes missing doses of medications. Processes medication orders and doses in a safe, efficient and in a timely manner. Prioritizes medication orders appropriately. Answers phone in a professional manner, provides information and helps problem solve to improve patient care. Problem solves on missing medications, processes debits and credits accurately . Processes IV Admixture orders, Controlled substance IV admixture and parenteral nutrition preparations. Follows aseptic and clean procedures when processing sterile and not sterile medication orders. Is knowledgeable of 797 standards. May work with a staff pharmacist to provide drug information and help in medication reconciliation responsibilities. Performs IV Admixture pump set up and documentation. 2. Performs other Duties as assigned Processes emergency drug replacement packs and drug boxes Maintains drug storage areas to assure that items are labeled and stored in a clean and orderly manner, provides feedback on usage and any problems or issues with stocking. Checks and cleans expired medication area, updates lot numbers and expiration dates. Provides Intern assistance to the outpatient pharmacy as needed. 3. Quality Assurance Performs assigned monthly station check and other special projects as assigned. Attends and participates in meetings. Submits recommendations and provides feedback for improvements or alerts for possible patient safety issues Has a good knowledgeable of and follows policies and procedures. Serves as a role model, helps train new employees, provides feedback on progress. Observes legal limitations and follows departmental procedures EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Required - High school diploma or general education degree (GED) EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Preferred - 6 months pharmacy technician experience preferred CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS Required - Pharmacy Intern License: (AR) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire) SKILL REQUIREMENTS This position has no specific Skill requirements PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight More than 100 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)* This position may require a fitness for duty evaluation Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 10 pounds Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 100 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)* This position may require a fitness for duty evaluation Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 25 pounds Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 35 pounds Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person) Noise Level Noise Level Physical Activity Climb or balance Physical Activity Reach with hands and arms Physical Activity Sit Physical Activity Stand Physical Activity Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend Physical Activity Talk or hear Physical Activity Use hands to touch, handle, or feel Physical Activity Walk Physical Environment Inside Office Environment / conditions Physical Environment Toxic or caustic chemicals Physical Environment Work in a confined area Safety Sensitivity This position has been designated as safety sensitive. Posted 2 Days AgoPart timeR0004557 Children are at the center of everything we do. Arkansas Childrens is the only hospital system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas. As Champions for Children, Arkansas Childrens Hospital has joined the elite 6 percent of hospitals in the world that have Magnet Status. Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Arkansas Childrens is driven by four core values: safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence. These values inform every decision and every action, from the aggressive pursuit of zero hospital infections to treating each family with dignity, kindness and concern. These core values fundamentally guide our work at Arkansas Childrens. For more than a century, Arkansas Childrens has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond. Today, Arkansas Childrens is more than just a hospital treating sick kids our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow. Arkansas Childrens reaches more children in more ways where they live, learn and play. Our system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the states only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, and research institute as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report in four specialties (2017-18): Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, ranked No. 37; Neonatology, No. 38; Pediatric Pulmonology, ranked No. 47; and Pediatric Urology, ranked No. 48. A sister campus, Arkansas Childrens Northwest, opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

Skills

healthcare, microsoft word, hospitals, research, teamwork, patient safety, medication reconciliation, inpatient, medication administration, iv, quality patient care, drug interactions, cardiology, quality assurance, training

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