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Pharmacy Intern -Anderson Hospital

Requisition R119931 Market Cincinnati, Ohio Department Pharmacy - Anderson Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Part-time

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Mercy Health

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Pharmacy Intern

Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Intern is an entry-level position and duties are designed to develop the knowledge base and competency level while performing pharmacy functions under the direct supervision of a clinical pharmacist. Functions performed as a Pharmacy Intern include, but are not limited to: interdisciplinary patient care rounds, admission medication history, medication counseling, and patient education, drug information, drug dosing, drug preparation, and drug distribution. In addition, the Pharmacy Intern will serve as a preceptor for student pharmacists, participate in educational experiences, and engage in scholarship.

Essential Functions: 

  • Perform medication history interviews, first dose teaching, food-drug interaction counseling, discharge counseling, assessment of education, and adherence
  • Counsel patients on prescription and over-the-counter medications and devices 
  • Monitor medication therapies through performing profile reviews, interpreting laboratory values, and ensuring drug regimens are consistent with medication use guidelines and protocols
  • Develop and recommend appropriate therapeutic plans, identify and resolve drug-related problems, communicate to other health care team members, follow-through, and document in the electronic record
  • Retrieve, evaluate and provide drug information to health care providers, answering general and patient-specific drug information questions
  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited College of Pharmacy with an active board of pharmacy intern licensure (required)

Licensure/Certification:

  • Pharmacy Intern Licensure – State Board of Pharmacy (required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of pharmacy work routines, procedures, materials, and/or equivalent is required
  • Analytical skills required to maintain records, prepare drugs, and recognize common computer errors
  • Interpersonal skills are required to interact with nursing, pharmacy, and other support staff and patients to obtain, verify and exchange information

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0.01

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings

Department:

Pharmacy - Anderson

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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