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Pharmacy Intern
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East Hospital
East Pharmacy
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Position summary

Pharmacy Intern (Job Opening 436985) - SCOPE OF POSITION Under the direction of a pharmacist and in coordination with pharmacy technicians, prepares unit dose and intravenous medications for dispensing to patients. Makes scheduled deliveries to appointed nursing units to deliver medications to patients while ensuring that our department meets medication security requirements set forth by The Joint Commission. Assists pharmacists with medication order entry into the pharmacy computer system. Maintains stock levels of medications to avoid delays in service to patients. Demonstrates ability to work as a member of a team. Intern must participate in continuing educational opportunities to meet the annual competency requirements and participate in continual training opportunities provided by department to develop ongoing skills in other areas of the pharmacy. Intern must comply with all rules and regulation of the hospital and pharmacy department. Must have an Ohio Board of Pharmacy Intern license by day of hire. All interns must maintain a current Ohio Board of Pharmacy intern license throughout employment in order to work as Pharmacy Intern at OSU Medical Center Department of Pharmacy. POSITION SUMMARY This position functions to assist the licensed pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services to patients, as well as providing necessary services and information to nursing and medical staff. These services include preparation and packaging of medications, distribution of medications, supplies and equipment, maintaining proper inventory levels, ensuring medications are in date and secure, keeping appropriate records and documentation, and submitting patient charges/credits. This position is also responsible for supporting initiatives of area supervisors and managers. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Prepares and packages medication dosage forms for oral, parenteral, enteral, ophthalmic, topical, and rectal administration for patient use and in research protocols. Prepares sterile intravenous admixtur

Education and experience

Acceptance in an accredited college of pharmacy. Must possess a current Ohio Board of Pharmacy Intern license within 120 days of hire, unless current license is in place upon hire.