Pharmacy Intern

Job Requisition #: JR57129

End Date: 10/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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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, but other pharmacy experience will be evaluated for hospital equivalency
  • 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

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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