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Pharmacy Intern

Mercy General Hospital Sacramento, California
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Requisition ID 2022-248265 Employment Type PRN Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 8 Shift Day Weekly Schedule varies Remote No Category Pharmacy
Overview

Nestled in the heart of East Sacramento, Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital is a 313 bed acute care facility that provides a wide range of services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. Mercy General is home to the nationally ranked Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Institute. Key achievements and recognitions include: from the Joint Commission; Advanced Joint Replacement, Spine Center of Excellence Primary Stroke Center, Ventricular Assist Device, and Chest Pain Certification. Other accolades include CMS 5 stars, Practice Green Health 2021, Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade "A", Level 4 Epilepsy Center and Opioid Stewardship Honor Roll. Mercy General Hospital is proud to foster inclusion and diversity as part of our mission, vision, and values.


Responsibilities

The incumbent is responsible for technical, clerical and transportation duties for the department and is involved with the preparation, distribution, and delivery of medication. The pharmacy intern also performs professional duties as related to pharmaceutical care which includes reviewing medication orders, performing appropriate clinical interventions with prescribers, and providing drug information. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The pharmacy intern will also demonstrate competency in patient care for patient population served. Other duties within scope of practice may be assigned by supervising pharmacist. The intern may be required to work at another GSSA facility. Upon graduation from Pharmacy School, the Pharmacy Intern may transition into the Graduate Intern Pharmacist position.


Qualifications

REQUIRES:

  • Currently in pharmacy school.
  • Current registration as a pharmacy intern with the California State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Provide education to patients, staff and physicians in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal restrictions on the activities of pharmacy interns, Federal and State regulations relating to pharmaceutical transactions, medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical terminology and calculations. Presription processing, aseptic technique in the preparation of intravenous admixtures and total parenteral nutrition. Safe handling of antineoplastic/chemotherapeutic agents, generic or trade names of medication, extemporaneous prescription compounding of sterile and non-sterile products.
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