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Pharmacy Intern

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

Christiana Pharmacy Department is currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Student Intern to work a minimum of 24 hours per week during summer and holiday breaks, which could include days, evenings, midnights and weekends with one holiday, required annually.

The ChristianaCare Newark campus and Wilmington campus in-patient pharmacies operate 24 hours a day.

Responsibilities:
Assists the pharmacist in providing timely, efficient, cost effective, and appropriate pharmaceutical care to the patient
Delivers and exchanges 24-hour cart fill medications
Makes rounds of nursing areas for medication drop-off and pick up discontinued medications
Prepare medications through appropriate compounding procedures and aseptic sterile techniques in accordance with USP 795, 797 and 800 (hazardous medications) in a timely manner
Reorder medications in short supply and restock picking station and other areas of the pharmacy
Manage Automated Dispensing Cabinets (AcuDose) inventory, including accurate selection and loading of medications
Inspect medications at nursing units, including refrigerators and AcuDose cabinets. Ensures that medications are stored properly and that only in date medications are stored. Removes discontinued medication.
Answer telephones and greet personnel coming into the pharmacy, answering any questions they may have.

Requirements:
Currently in pre-pharmacy or first professional year of an ACPE accredited Pharm.D. program
Desire to pursue a career in hospital pharmacy practice
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred
Knowledge of generic and trade names of formulary drugs
Ability to type and perform basic math calculations
Computer experience preferred
Strength and endurance is necessary to push the medicine carts back and forth to nursing stations

Physical Demands:
Standing and walking up to 8 miles a day with intermittent sitting
Some pushing, pulling, or lifting (up to 50 lbs) and manual dexterity

Post End DateJul 31, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1279216

Posted On: Jun 17, 2024

Updated On: Jul 17, 2024

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