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Pharmacy Intern - Waukesha - Pool/As Needed

Location:  Waukesha
Job Type:  Day/PM Rotation
Weekly Hours:  Pool/As Needed

We Are Hiring:  Pharmacy Intern - Waukesha - Pool/As Needed  

 

Begin your story with ProHealth Care. ProHealth Care was recognized in 2020 by Forbes as the best-in-state employer for Wisconsin. The award is a testament to the more than 5,000 employees and providers who have spoken up about their love for their jobs and the work that they do. Enjoy our video series featuring our own employees sharing why they choose ProHealth Care and what they enjoy about working here.

 

At ProHealth Care, we offer a culture that's warm, welcoming, and vibrant. Additionally, we offer a generous benefits plan and resources to help you further your education. After all, it's the way you should be treated.

 

Culture is built every day, and we want you to be a part of this. If you're like us and are passionate about providing exceptional patient care, we'd like to meet you!

 

Schedule Details: Rotating AM/PM shifts as needed. Shifts are typically 8 hours. Pool staff must provide availability 1 day a week and 1 weekend every month. Shifts will typically be at the Waukesha Memorial Hospital, but may also be at additional ProHealth Care campuses. 

 

What You Will Do:

Following established policies and procedures, Pharmacy Intern 1 performs technical, distributive, and administrative duties. This individual receives, sorts, compounds, processes and prepares medication orders under the supervision of a pharmacist. Other duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates in a professional manner when interacting with patients and their families, health care personnel, and other outside pharmacies and health care facilities. 
  • Integrates and communicates seamlessly with pharmacists, technicians, managers and the multidisciplinary healthcare team, especially regarding aspects of a patients' drug therapy. Under the guidance of a pharmacist, adheres to policies set forth by the ProHealth  Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee.
  • Exhibits judicious use of resources. Prioritizes workload to meet patient and external customer needs. Adheres to department documentation and practice standards.
  • When dispensing controlled substances, maintains proper records in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Utilizes and optimizes technology to efficiently and effectively deliver patient-centered care. Performs accurate computer entry of orders and patient charges.
  • Performs timely and accurate replenishment of unit-based cabinets and automated dispensing equipment. 
  • Integrates medication safety into all phases of the medication use process. Under the guidance of a pharmacist,promotes utilization of the most appropriate, cost-effective, and safe drug therapy. Participates in the reporting of medication errors and adverse drug reactions, when appropriate.
  • Fills medication orders and prescriptions accurately following applicable laws and hospital/departmental policies. Assures that the correct drug is sent to the patient and delivered to the correct area in a timely manner.
  • Performs non-sterile extemporaneous preparation of liquids and solids and unit dose repackaging using the proper equipment and technique. 
  • Complies with safety policies and procedures, regulatory requirements (including OSHA, CMS, Joint
    Commission, etc) and participates in corporate-wide and department safety activities.  Assures that patient care is maintained through compliance with the department's quality improvement plan.
  • Practices ProHealth Care’s Patient Experience Standards.
    Maintains knowledge of and adherence to Infection Control Guidelines (including Handwashing, Bloodborne Pathogen and TB Exposure plans) and National Patient Safety Goals appropriate to specific job tasks.
  • Maintains department specific and organization wide competence through attendance at and timely participation in mandatory and other job-related educational opportunities.
  • Complies with work expectations and all organization policies, including adherence to attendance and starting/ending time.

 

Requirements:

  • Accepted to an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy program or enrolled in their first year of a doctor of pharmacy program at an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy
  • Must complete a competency checklist within three months of completing orientation and training sessions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other health care professionals and patients. Ability to prioritize responsibilities in order to optimize patient care and minimize adverse outcomes.

 

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Why Join ProHealth Care: 

We have nearly 5,000 dedicated clinical and non-clinical employees and physicians who work together every day to serve the health and well-being of our community. At ProHealth Care everyone contributes to the care our patients receive. And, everyone is treated with kindness and respect in our welcoming environment.

 

This Position Will Offer You:

  • Engaging and community focused culture
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Opportunity for professional career growth
  • Robust benefits including: Generous PTO; Choices in insurance; HSA; Tuition reimbursement; immediate 401K match; discounted tickets to various entertainment, social and sporting events

 

ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.


Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee