STUDENT INTERN PHARMACIST (PD Varied) Henderson

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center in Henderson, NV

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Job Description

Henderson, Nevada: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 302,000 residents. Our city is pleased to be recognized as the Second Safest City in America by Forbes magazine and three times named to MONEY magazine’s list of “Best Places to Live in America.” Our favorable tax structure, award-winning health care locations, accredited parks, police and fire departments all contribute to these accolades setting our community apart.While our city has grown to host a variety of metropolitan cultural arts and nationally recognized special events, we retain our small-town values and atmosphere. Annual events and local parades are still held in the Water Street District, our original “main street.” Our community also celebrates the grand openings of local businesses, accomplishments of our youth and contributions of our centenarians. With numerous parks, mixed-use shopping areas, master-planned communities and senior living neighborhoods, Henderson is a place where all can live, learn, work and play. Henderson is not just a place to live, but truly a place to call home.Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in Henderson, NV, this acute care hospital offers emergency care, surgical services, including an outpatient surgery center, cardiovascular care, women’s health and maternity services, including a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, outpatient wound care and a freestanding emergency department. Henderson Hospital has received multiple patient safety awards from The Leapfrog Group in 2018 and 2019, including its Top General Hospital award, which is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. In spring 2019, Henderson Hospital was also awarded its second consecutive “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group. Job Description:Pharmacist Interns, under the supervision of a license pharmacist, assist in the various activities of the pharmacy department. Pharmacist Interns assist the pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory and maintenance of records. Pharmacist Interns function in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. Interns will be allowed to process orders but the orders must be validated by a pharmacist before dispensing. Pharmacy interns will be allowed to answer drug information questions but must have the answer verified by a pharmacist before they can dispense the information. Pharmacy interns are allowed to give patients counseling regarding instructions on how to use their medication, expected side effects and general precautions as well as interview patients to obtain further clarification regarding medication use. Pharmacy interns will assist when needed to perform MUE on patient charts when needed. Pharmacy interns will be allowed to take clarifications and verbal orders from physicians and must perform the read back function as per hospital protocol for all telephone orders from physicians. The intern position includes being able to perform all the duties expected of a pharmacy technician interns will be expected to cover the same shifts. The intern will participate in continuing education with the pharmacists as time permits. All work performed by a pharmacy technician must be supervised by a pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.

Job Requirements

Education:High School graduate or equivalent.Experience:One (1) year experience in hospital setting preferred.Technical Skills:Automation experience with knowledge of reporting features (i.e., optimization, load/unload, nursing narcotic access, etc.)License/Certification:Current license as Pharmacist Intern in the State of Nevada.Other:Current enrollment and in good standing in an accredited school of pharmacy.


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