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Sanford Health Pharmacy Intern - Pharmaceutical Services - PRN, Varies in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Starting Rate: $15.00/hour

Department Details

A pharmacy intern at Sanford Pharmacy South University will be given the opportunity to participate in both inpatient and outpatient pharmacy roles. Duties include data entry, dispensing, non-sterile compounding and counseling patients in our outpatient area as well as dispensing and delivery of medications to our inpatient units. As the intern advances in his or her pharmacy education, the roles will be expanded to include sterile compounding and medication reconciliation.

Job Summary

A pharmacy intern is a student who works in a pharmacy to gain hands-on experience. These individuals work under the supervision of licensed pharmacists and hospital or store pharmacy managers to ensure that they are performing their job duties correctly. In a medical center or institutional setting, the Pharmacist reviews and interprets provider orders, provides drug information, assists in problem solving, and provides other aspects of pharmaceutical care. Duties may consist of unit dose dispensing, IV Admixtures, outpatient prescriptions, navigating the electronic medical record, compounding, and working with automated dispensing devices. The Pharmacist utilizes appropriate age-related patient information to assess the pharmaceutical needs of patients, which may include provision of pharmaceutical care to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. The Pharmacist follows all established regulations and standards that govern the practice of pharmacy. May be required to act as a shift supervisor under direct or indirect supervision by department managers. Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to learn and utilize new technology as the profession of pharmacy evolves. Provides oversight and clinical supervision for pharmacy services and pharmacy support personnel.

Pharmacy services at Sanford Health may include involvement in acute care surgery, neurology, cardiology, pediatrics, oncology, infusion services, intensive care, general medicine, dialysis, transplant, antimicrobial stewardship, and medication reconciliation. May include decentralized clinical functions, such as direct patient interaction/interdisciplinary team rounding, chart reviews, customer or patient counseling, collecting accurate medication list. May also include centralized clinical functions, such as checking and dispensing medications and overseeing the clinical functions of the IV room.

Qualifications

Must meet the minimum education requirements to be registered through the respective state board of pharmacy (requirements vary by state).

In North Dakota, one year of full time college or university must be completed with pre-pharmacy curriculum.

In Minnesota, one year must be completed in a professional pharmacy program (third year in school as the first 2 years are the pre-pharmacy courses).

Must maintain annual registration as an Undergraduate Pharmacy Intern through the respective State Board of Pharmacy.

In South Dakota, if the individual has not started the first professional year of pharmacy curriculum, they must be licensed as a pharmacy technician in training through the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy. Also, the Pharmacy Intern registration must be attained within four months of hire.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0092963
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No