The Pharmacy Student assists the Pharmacist with technical and non-technical routine duties related to the acquisition, storage and dispensing of medications, chemicals, and related supplies.
The Pharmacy Student prepares medication orders, stocks carts and inventories, delivers medication to the nursing units, and fills medication dispensing machines. The Student Intern also performs routine clerical duties in support of operations. Under the supervision of the Pharmacist, the Technician may prepare I.V., piggybacks and TPNs according to established policies and procedures.
The Pharmacy Student will work on special projects as directed by pharmacist or pharmacy management.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must be a 4th, 5th or 6th year student, of an accredited school of Pharmacy.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Registration with the NJ Board of Pharmacy-Required within 5 months of date of hire or transfer.
EXPERIENCE: 1 year pharmacy experience preferred. Good math skills required;
good customer service skills also required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazards of the hospital environment, such as exposure to infectious disease, hazardous waste, and potential injury.
Requires the ability to stand and walk 90% of the time.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to the Pharmacy Technician Manager.
The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
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