Pharmacy Intern- Health First, Holmes Regional Medical Center

Pharmacy Intern for Health First-

To be fully engaged in providing No Harm/Quality, Customer Experience and Stewardship.
Pharmacist Interns fill orders for oral, parenteral, and enteral medications, monitor patient drug therapies, and provide drug information. To comply with the laws governing the practice of pharmacy, pharmacist intern orders and drug information must be checked by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.

– Attends orientation, education, and training programs.
– Works independently and interprets medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately under pharmacist supervision.
– Maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles and submits orders for pharmacist review prior to dispensing.
– Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition products accurately. Submits orders for pharmacist review prior to dispensing.
– Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law. Submits orders from pharmacist review prior to dispensing.
– Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.
– Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and drug dosing per organized protocol.
– Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes, as needed.
– Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient charts, as appropriate.
– Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
– Pursues current pharmacy licensure.
– Complete all competency/skill assessment requirements.
– Maintains patient and department/hospital confidentiality.
– Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
– Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data; conducts quality monitors and inspections; and maintains log, records, and other documentation as assigned.
– Completes and documents inspections of all assigned medication storage areas at least monthly. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable drugs.
– Participate in clinical pharmacist/pharmacy team shadowing which may include opportunities to assist with various clinical duties.
– Participate in staff meetings and in-services.
– Performs other duties as assigned by pharmacy supervisor.
Position Requirements
– Must be enrolled in and in good standing at an accredited college or school of pharmacy as approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy.
– Must hold current state of Florida Pharmacy Intern registration.
– Must be able to work one weeknight per week (4 – 9 PM) and one weekend per month. When pharmacy school classes are not in session (Summer break and holiday breaks), hours can reach up to 40 hours per week if desired.
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Joseph Dabringer,
Dana Scholtz,
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Six intern positions available.

– Repetitive use of hands and fingers. Good hand and wrist dexterity to enable typing and/or computer work for 8-10 hours/day.
– Good eyesight to read labels/prescriptions, graduated containers of fluids, to count tabs, capsules.
– Good hearing to understand phone instructions/orders, customers and those in which the position depends.
– Ability to work in noisy distracting atmosphere, to handle frequent interruptions, to adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
– Handle large volumes of work for long periods of time. Walk, bend, stoop, twist, sit, stand for long periods of time.
– May require lifting and carrying light loads (Up to 40lbs.)