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Intern - Pharmacy, Y2: Pharmacy
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Memorial Healthcare System | Hollywood, FL
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Job Description


Performs duties under the supervision of a precepting pharmacist.

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Detailed responsibilities:

* May review and assess medication orders to identify potential and actual drug related problems.
* Prepares medications for retail sales, inpatient dispensing and/or delivery to patient care areas.
* Provides drug information and education to patients.
* Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.

Competencies and skills:


* STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
* CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
* ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
* RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
* MEDICATION SAFETY: Utilizes processes and techniques to promote medication safety.
* AUTOMATED DISPENSING SYSTEMS: Operates pharmacy automated dispensing systems.
* MEDICATION FILLS: Fills medication accurately.
* STERILE COMPOUNDING (NON-CHEMO): Prepares sterile admixtures.
* PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"



* Accredited Program

Education specialization:


* Pharmacy



* Pharmacist Intern - Florida

Education equivalent experience:


* Enrolled in/or completed an accredited school of pharmacy or a foreign pharmacy equivalent program and in good standing Enrolled in/or Completed an Accredited Program Pharmacy

Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

Organizational Profile:

When the City of Miramar was founded back in 1955, fewer than 200 people lived there. Today, it's home to 200,000 residents who can call upon Memorial Hospital Miramar when they need outstanding compassionate care. With 178 beds, Memorial Hospital Miramar includes 162 acute-care beds, a 16-bed Level II NICU, and The Family Birthplace, which has welcomed nearly 30,000 babies into the world since the hospital opened in 2005.

Services also include:

* Cardiac Telemetry Unit
* Imaging Services
* Intensive Care
* Women's Services
* Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
* Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Pediatric Therapy Services
* [U18] Sports Medicine for athletes 18 and younger
* Memorial Rehabilitation Institute

Memorial Hospital Miramar has been named by Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals, and has won the Guardian of Excellence Award from HCAHPS Press Ganey every year since 2008.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

About Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System is the public, non-profit healthcare provider serving South Broward County. The healthcare system's mission is to provide safe, quality, cost-effective, customer-focused healthcare services to its patients regardless of their ability to pay, with a goal of improving the health status of the community it serves. Among its facilities are Memorial Regional Hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor Nursing Home.