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Pharmacy Intern Mercy Health St Elizabeth Youngstown

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Job DescriptionAbout UsAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.Pharmacy Intern [St Elizabeth Mercy Health]Job Summary:The Pharmacy Intern is an entry-level position and duties are designed to develop the knowledge base and competency level while performing pharmacy functions under the direct supervision of a clinical pharmacist. Functions performed as a Pharmacy Intern include but are not limited to: interdisciplinary patient care rounds, admission medication history, medication counseling, and patient education, drug information, drug dosing, drug preparation, and drug distribution. In addition, the Pharmacy Intern will serve as a preceptor for student pharmacists, participate in educational experiences, and engage in scholarship.Essential Functions:Perform medication history interviews, first dose teaching, food-drug interaction counseling, discharge counseling, assessment of education, and adherenceCounsel patients on prescription and over-the-counter medications and devicesMonitor medication therapies through performing profile reviews, interpreting laboratory values, and ensuring drug regimens are consistent with medication use guidelines and protocolsDevelop and recommend appropriate therapeutic plans, identify and resolve drug-related problems, communicate to other health care team members, follow-through, and document in the electronic recordRetrieve, evaluate and provide drug information to health care providers, answering general and patient-specific drug information questionsOther duties as assignedEducation:High School Diploma or GED (required)Currently enrolled in an accredited College of Pharmacy with an active board of pharmacy intern licensure (required)Licensure/Certification:Pharmacy Intern Licensure State Board of Pharmacy (required)Skills & Abilities:Knowledge of pharmacy work routines, procedures, materials, and/or equivalent is requiredAnalytical skills required to maintain records, prepare drugs, and recognize common computer errorsInterpersonal skills are required to interact with nursing, pharmacy, and other support staff and patients to obtain, verify and exchange informationMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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