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Pharmacy Intern

Company: UCHealth
Location: Littleton
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Pre-Pharmacy Technician - Summer 2022

Summary:

Are you flexible, adaptable, and ready to enhance your school of pharmacy studies while you develop and learn within the UCHealth system? This is an opportunity to learn the future of ambulatory care pharmacy services and grow with UCHealth throughout pharmacy school. This position allows students who will be starting pharmacy school as a P1 in Fall 2022 to begin working and training as a technician during summer 2022. Upon successful completion of training and job performance, the P1 pharmacy technicians will be moved into pharmacy intern roles once they have obtained their intern license.

This unique role allows interns to work in our outpatient pharmacies and with our pharmacy transitions of care team. Based on individual performance, the successful intern will have the opportunity to work closely with pharmacists to provide clinical services in these areas.

Requirements of Applicants:

  • Enrolled in school of pharmacy, to start P1 year in Fall 2022 - please attach a Resume or CV that includes the name of the pharmacy school
  • Required Licensure/Certification: PHATP (Pharmacy Technician Provisional) certification from State Board of Pharmacy. PHAT (Pharmacy Technician) certification from State Board of Pharmacy within 18 months of hire.

    Preferred Applicants:

    • Previous Pharmacy Technician experience preferred, but not required

      Job Duties:

      The job duties described here encompass what the intern will learn over the course of their time here during pharmacy school. The job duties for the summer of 2022 will focus on training and working in these areas as pharmacy technicians.

      Atrium Outpatient Pharmacy

      • Coordinate the fulfillment and bedside delivery of discharge prescriptions by collaborating with the patient, family members and their healthcare team
      • Conduct discharge medication counseling
      • Participate in completing prior authorizations for discharge medications and medication cost consults
      • Work in our pharmacy call center to triage and resolve patient calls
      • Administer immunizations (after immunization certification is obtained)

        Pharmacy Transitions of Care

        • Perform medication reconciliation on newly admitted patients in order to reduce inpatient medication errors
        • Address discharge medication barriers
        • Assist with discharge medication reconciliation
        • Conduct discharge medication counseling or counseling about the patient's disease state
        • Provide a list of the patient's discharge medications to their community pharmacy

          General

          • Participate in assigned education and training programs
          • Complete administrative and clinical projects as requested
          • During the school year, the intern should expect to work a minimum of 12 hours/week throughout the year, including rotating through weekend shifts (Saturday and Sunday) 1 in every 4 weekends. During the summer, the technician/intern should expect to work full time, rotating through evening and weekend shifts, though some time off may be possible.

            The pay range for this position is: $19.67 - $25.57 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

            An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

            UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

            At UCHealth, we do things differently

            We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

            Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

            Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

            UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Littleton , Pharmacy Intern, Healthcare , Littleton, Colorado

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