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Denver Health Intern, Outpatient Pharmacy P1 Or P2 in Denver, Colorado

We are recruiting for a Intern, Outpatient Pharmacy P1 or P2 to join our team!

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DepartmentPena FHC Pharmacy

Job Summary

Under close supervision of a pharmacist preceptor, learns the basic skills required to be a pharmacist, using the State Board of Pharmacy Intern Manual and Pharmacy Internship Activities Checklist as a guide. Performs pharmacy-related functions to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

Essential Functions:

Trains in theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of the pharmaceutical field under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. * Interprets and clarifies orders for all types of medications while discussing questionable orders, illegible prescriptions, medications not authorized for prescriber and similar issues with a licensed pharmacist. * Evaluates orders for possible chemical, physical or therapeutic incompatibilities. * Monitors drug therapy for potential drug-drug, drug-food, and drug-disease interactions. * Monitors patients for proper nutrition as applicable * Monitors drug therapies for appropriateness * Provides therapeutic monitoring of targeted medications * Advises patients, family and medical staff on use of various medications including dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and composition. (20%) Prepares medications appropriately (may include) * Fills medication cassettes and completes appropriate documentation. * Pre-packs bulk medications and completes appropriate documentation. * Prepares sterile and non-sterile products Compounds ointments, creams, oral solutions, and other medications Prepares chemotherapeutic agents. Compounds total parenteral nutrition solutions as applicable. Compounds large-volume intravenous mixtures as applicable. Appropriately documents on the compounding record. * Packs and prepares drugs being used in clinical investigations. * Checks non-patient specific unit dose medications being stocked in automated dispensing cabinets or other secure locations as applicable. (20%) Interacts with appropriate healthcare staff and patients to identify, clarify and fill orders for pharmaceutical needs, under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist. * Assists in entering medication orders into the computer system when applicable. * Completes paperwork needed to track usage, outdated goods, billing, and shortages. * Coordinates insurance billing including third party prescriptions. * Handles and triages telephone/window inquiries. * Assists with charging and crediting medication returns. * Assists with the medication reconciliation process (20%) Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, environmental and infection control standards, and adheres to regulatory requirements. * Complies with established departmental and DHHA policies, procedures, code of conduct, quality improvement, infection control, and safety initiatives * Maintains secure storage and records of all medications * Maintains medications in accordance with manufacturer's requirements * Complies and assists with adherence to regulatory requirements (State Board, Joint Commission, CMS etc...) (20%) Restocks and delivers drugs and related supplies to patient care areas or clinics, as assigned, including automated dispensing machines. * Prepares inventories, orders drugs and supplies, receives drugs and stocks shelves in various pharmacy locations. * Logs drug receipts appropriately when inventory process owner or Stockkeeper is absent. * Maintains stock in accordance with manufacturers' requirements. * Notifies the inventory process owner or Stockkeeper when stock levels are low. * Assists with inventory maintenance and con rol including auditing of record keeping. * Restocks medications in automated dispensing cabinets or other secure locations as applicable. (10%) Enhances personal and coworkers' professional growth and development * Completes and meets the competency standards including education and training that is specific to the patient populations and practice site served. Keeps job knowledge current. * Assists in the training of pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns and pharmacy students as applicable. * Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, huddles, and departmental trainings as applicable. * Maintains pharmacy intern licensure in good standing. (10%) Education:

Bachelor's Degree Required Work... For full info follow application link.