Pharmacy Intern | Summer 2024

Job Requisition #: JR71037

End Date: 7/31/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently recruiting a Pharmacy Intern to work full time hours during the Summer of 2024.  Please see below for Education and Experience Requirements for this position.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:


As a Pharmacy Intern, you will achieve accelerated professional competence through exposure to the technical and clinical aspects of acute care pharmacy practice.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


-     Participate on medical rounds with clinical pharmacist and assess patient's drug regimens for drug-drug interactions, renal dose adjustments, allergies, medication omissions or therapeutic duplication.
-     Analyze the pharmacokinetics and levels of medications for patients on therapies requiring therapeutic drug monitoring
-     Develop knowledge on specific disease states and guidelines that help to direct evidence-based treatment 
-     Assist with obtaining medication histories and providing patients medication education
-     Enhance presentation skills through formal and informal patient cases, journal clubs or pharmacy staff education
-     Collect, organize and evaluate data on medication use for Medication Use Evaluations (MUEs)
-     Assist pharmacy administrators and staff in completing departmental projects
-     Exposure to the practical aspects of hospital pharmacy practice through projects, technician shadowing and assisting technical staff
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Currently in second professional year or later of an ACPE accredited Pharm.D. program
  • Desire to pursue a career in hospital pharmacy practice
  • Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred; other pharmacy experience will be considered
  • Computer experience preferred (e.g. window based programs)
  • Basic typing skills

EEO Statement: 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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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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