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Pharmacy Intern - PRN
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Pharmerica | Warwick, RI
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PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

Learning opportunity for a student pharmacist to work under the supervision of a Pharmacist in a professional setting.

Essential Functions:

* Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy.
* Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
* Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding.
* May reconcile and fill EDK (Emergency Drug Kit) boxes.
* Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy.
* May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory.
* May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
* Performs other tasks as assigned.
* Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Required: Currently enrolled in Pharmacy school
* Required: Ability to use a computer.
* Licenses/Certifications: As required by state and federal law.
* Required: Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, oral communication
* Must be available to work the hours of One Weekend Day & Two Week Day Night Shifts: Sun/Sat 10a-6:30p/Mon-Thurs 1:30-10p.


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About Pharmerica

PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services company. The Company services healthcare facilities and provides management pharmacy services to hospitals. It operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 40 states. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to 84 hospitals in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: institutional pharmacies, which provides pharmacy services to nursing centers and other healthcare providers, and the hospital pharmacy management business, which provides management services to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.'s (Kindred) hospitals. On July 9, 2008, the Company purchased the 49% minority interest held by a third-party in its joint ventures. On November 1, 2008, the Company acquired an institutional pharmacy business providing medications, pharmacy and medical supplies and services to residents of skilled nursing homes. (Source: 10-K)