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UMass Memorial Health Care | Worcester, MA
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Job Description

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At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 192549

Title: Pharmacy Intern


Grade: TEC6

Posting Date: April 13, 2019

Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Mixed Shifts

Union: Non Union

Hours: Per Diem - As Needed

Shift Length: 12 hours

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus

Schedule: Rotating weekend shifts hours of 845a-515p on Saturday and Sunday, shifts between 7a-7p Monday through Friday if needed

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and technician supervisor, performs medication related tasks such as packaging, preparation of all forms of medications, record keeping, and all aspects of drug distribution. As competency allows, may assist the pharmacist in specific functions requiring judgment based on appropriate pharmacist oversight.

Position Qualifications:

Massachusetts registration as an intern with the Board of Registration in Pharmacy is required based on completion of two years of education within a pharmacist internship program OR designated status as a student beyond the second professional year, in an approved college/school of pharmacy in which the candidate is currently enrolled.

Familiarity with pharmacy technology and equipment. Ability to troubleshoot technical problems of moderate to high complexity.

Major Responsibilities:

* Reviews, evaluates and clarifies physician medication orders.
* Processes orders using pharmacy computer system. Delivers patient medications to patient's rooms and medication room areas.
* Checks for accuracy of all drugs assembled or prepared by pharmacy technicians, prior to release for distribution.
* Assembles, prepares, and delivers, as necessary, drugs to patient care areas.
* Reviews physician orders and interacts with physicians and nurses, as necessary, relative to appropriateness of therapeutic regimens with preceptor oversight.

Standards of Respect:

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We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial - for our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

About UMass Memorial Health Care

UMass Memorial Health Care is Massachusetts' second-largest not-for-profit health care delivery system, with 1,500 physicians and more than 12,000 employees. Its comprehensive network of care includes teaching hospitals, affiliated community hospitals, freestanding primary care practices, ambulatory outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, hospice programs, a rehabilitation group and mental health services. UMass Memorial Health Care is the independent, private clinical partner of the public University of Massachusetts Medical School.