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Pharmacy Internship

Company: Kaiser
Location: Mentone
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist dispenses, compounds, procures, stores & distributes pharmacy products. Consults w/ patients & medical personnel regarding medication therapy. Provides pharmaceutical care for hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned. Provides medical personnel & patients w/ medication information & product identification. -Essential Functions:- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws.
- Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional & chronological maturation process in the delivery of services to patients of all age groups served.
- Assesses data reflective of the patient's status & interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs & provides pharmaceutical care needed in accordance w/ department policy.
- Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores, packages & distributes pharmacy products according to laws, regulations, standards, established policies & procedures & acceptable professional practices.
- Documents responsibility by signing or initialing prescriptions, batch sheets or other forms according to established policies & procedures.
- Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies & sensitivities.
- Documents the information in the patient's medical record or pharmacy information system when appropriate.
- Advises patients of directions for use, medication storage requirements, importance of compliance, precautions & warnings for medication therapy; advises the patients on the use of related devices & the coordination of medication therapy w/ diet, according to established policies & procedures.
- Substitutes for pharmacy personnel as necessary.
- Evaluates & resolves, according to established policies & procedures, potential medication therapy problems identifies through any & all available sources, including the patient & pharmacy information system.
- Confers w/ medical personnel concerning pharmaceutical care & treatment of patients, related clinical diagnosis, drug combinations & dosage forms, & other factors that might influence the course of treatment & the activity of medications.
- Suggests changes in medication therapy &/or use as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results & cost effective prescribing.
- Participates in assigned education & training programs.
- Conducts educational programs for pharmacy, other medical personnel & patients.
- Participates in quality management programs.
- Evaluates an manages the medication therapy of hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned to assure optimum therapeutic results & cost effective prescribing.
- Makes recommendations to management regarding systems or operational improvements to enhance services provided by the department.
- Checks equipment used to prepare & dispense medications for proper functioning; reports deficiencies to appropriate personnel.
- Maintains work area & equipment in an organized & clean condition; maintains a safe, secure & efficient work environment.
- Participates in quality management programs.
- Answers & makes telephone calls, consistent w/ assigned duties in accordance w/ telephone access standards.
- Exemplifies pharmacy's mission & the organizations vision by contributing to the heath & satisfaction of members by providing appropriate medications, information & professional services in a helpful, caring, courteous, & efficient manner.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Special Note: Specific duties may vary depending on pharmacy location.Basic Qualifications:Experience--- N/AEducation--- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.--- Note:Education/License/Certification and Qualifications required for Moreno Valley Community Hospital employees acquired through Kaiser Permanente's purchase of Valley Health System's Moreno Valley Community Hospital: Employees shall meet the minimum position qualifications as listed on their previous Valley Health System job description.License, Certification, Registration--- Licensed as an Intern Pharmacist by the State of California. -Additional Requirements:--- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. -Preferred Qualifications:--- N/A -Notes:

Must be willing to work at multiple locations within the Riverside/Coachella ValleyPrimaryLocation : California,Moreno Valley,Moreno Valley Medical CenterHoursPerWeek : 1Shift : VariableWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, SunWorkingHoursStart : 12:01 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 11:59 PMJob Schedule : Per DiemJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-SCAL-02-NUE-Non Union EmployeeJob Level : Entry LevelJob Category : PharmacyDepartment : Moreno Valley Hospital - Inpatient Pharmacy-1 - 0801Travel : Yes, 15 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, San Bernardino , Pharmacy Internship, Healthcare , Mentone, California

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