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HCA | wichita, Kansas
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Job Description

Pharmacy Intern

Shift: PRN

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region! Wesley Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children's Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.

Position Description: The Pharmacy Intern, under the supervision of a Pharmacist, prepares unit dose medications, IV admixtures and chemotherapy. The Intern also delivers medications, processes patient billing and maintains pertinent records. The Intern, under the direction of a licensed Preceptor, must complete all activities as required by Wesley Medical Center Pharmacy Intern program and the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy.

* Responds to the needs of customers per department expectations (answers telephone within 3 rings, promptly responds to front window, meet needs of customer, professional, courteous).
* Fills patient medication cassettes, first fill medication orders and floorstock requests in an accurate and timely manner per department expectations.
* Prepares IV admixtures and chemotherapy solutions in an accurate and timely manner per department expectations.
* Distributes medication patient cassettes and IV admixture solutions according to department procedures.
* Processes outpatient prescriptions to meet the needs of the customer and in accordance with department policy and state and federal regulatory requirements.
* Restocks all work areas (picking station, floor stock area, IV room) to ensure adequate medications and supplies are available for subsequent shifts.
* Compounds and prepackage medications accurately and in accordance with department policy and regulatory requirements.
* Performs clerical functions (billing, crediting, generating reports, processing cash register transactions, filing etc) according to department expectations,
* Conducts nursing unit inspections accurately and on schedule.
* Follows established guidelines for occurrence reporting, reporting medical error or unanticipated outcomes in the patient's care, which results in patient harm.
* Attends inservice presentations and completes mandatory education, including but not limited to infection control, patient safety, quality improvement, MSDS and OSHA standards.
* Achieves monthly goals established by preceptor and satisfactorily progresses through the WMC Intern program.
* Participates on an assigned Pharmacy Team and successfully meets team objectives.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

* Intern License - Kansas State Board of Pharmacy

Required Education or Experience

* Currently enrolled in, or recent graduate from, an accredited School of Pharmacy

Required Knowledge and Skills

* Ability to perform work accurately with attention to detail.
* Able to develop skill in drug compounding, preparing IV admixtures and chemotherapy, and general dispensing functions.
* Possess communication, teamwork, customer service, computer, problem-solving, and organization skills.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

* Pharmacy experience preferred

About HCA

HCA owns and operates approximately 179 hospitals and approximately 104 freestanding surgery centers in 21 states, England and Switzerland. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community's local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency. Our approach includes focusing on quality; streamlining operations; sharing technology, equipment and personnel where appropriate; and using economies of scale when contracting for medical supplies and administrative services.

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