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Pharmacy Intern
Fairview Health Services | Maplewood, Minnesota
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Job Description


Provides administrative and pharmaceutical services to the patients, physician staff and hospital staff in accordance with all regulatory requirements under the supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities/Job Description

* Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
* Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
* Prepares sterile products (both non-hazardous and hazardous) using appropriate aseptic technique while adhering to USP 797 requirements. Performs bulk compounding and packaging duties to ensure an uninterrupted supply of medications while adhering to USP 795 for non-sterile products and USP 797 for sterile products requirements and MN Board of Pharmacy rules.
* Performs dispensing responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner while adhering to departmental policies and procedures and regulatory agencies (e.g., MN Board of Pharmacy, Joint Commission, CMS) under the guidance of a pharmacist.
* Routinely monitors all elements of the department and often identifies and resolves problems, errors, and opportunities to improve care.
* Fills and labels new medication orders accurately and within department time standards.
* Accurately fills and exchanges patient medication drawers. Performs automated dispensing cabinet restocking duties to ensure the quality and appropriate quantity of medications are stocked.
* Provides drug education to physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff and other hospital staff and patients to enhance drug information and promote rational drug therapy under the guidance of a pharmacist.
* Researches drug information questions, evaluates the literature, formulates and presents relevant information verbally or in writing within established time frames.
* Understands and demonstrates the concepts of providing pharmacy clinical services under the guidance of a pharmacist.
* Interprets and evaluates physician orders, monitors drug therapy concurrently for appropriateness, allergies, incompatibilities, adverse drug reactions and recognizes opportunities for clinical intervention.
* Recommends changes following discussion with the pharmacist preceptor.
* Assists in medication use evaluations and completes responsibilities accurately within the required time frame.



* Some College
* Currently enrolled/to be enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy. Registered with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as an intern or technician.

About Fairview Health Services

We provide a range of services integral to the research process such as: regulatory support and consultation; contract review and signing; research pricing and billing; and budget development. Who We Serve: Fairview Research Administration is the first point of contact for research occurring within Fairview Health Services. Our office serves Fairview researchers, employees and community physicians, and also works in partnership with the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota to further research and education efforts within the community and beyond.

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