Overview

The Pharmacy Internship program is a progressive program designed to prepare pharmacy students to function as fully competent pharmacists upon completion. Pharmacy Students are provided opportunities to experience distributive and clinical activities to enhance their formal education. Per NYS regulations, interns are also assigned a pharmacist preceptor. The preceptor assumes the responsibility for training the intern, even though the intern may practice occasionally under the supervision of another pharmacist in the same pharmacy.
STATUS: Per Diem
LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Pharmacy
SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

Key Responsibilities:

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Performs all functions of the Pharmacy Intern P3 job description
Develops project management skills
Works independently to complete projects as assigned.
Develops good oral and written communication skills.
Able to collect and analyze data.
Compounds patient-specific medications (per NYS regulation, may only be performed by a licensed intern or pharmacist).
Provides drug information (per NYS regulation, may only be performed by a licensed intern or pharmacist).
Answers questions from other healthcare professionals.
Provides patient counseling.
Prepares formulary reviews for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Participates in own performance review.
Is open to constructive feedback and integrates recommendations to practice.
Contributes to a positive working relationship with members of the healthcare team.
Maintains an environment that respects cultures, economic, ethnic, and life style differences of patient, visitors and staff.
Participates individually and with teams in effort to continuously improve quality.
Prepares educational programs for pharmacy staff.
Provides patient care (per NYS regulation, may only be performed by a registered intern or pharmacist).
Provides clinical services under the direction of a pharmacist (for example, checking laboratory results or reviewing a patient chart).
Shadows Pharmacists doing medication order entry.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Currently enrolled in 4th professional year of pharmacy school.

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

NYS pharmacy intern permit.

Rochester General Health System is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
EDUCATION LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran