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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Intern II in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Pharmacy Intern II (Pharmacy, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • The Intern II will include the following duties:

  • Inpatient core management Problem solving (missing meds, phone triage…)

  • Gathering/giving general information with preceptor guidance

  • Compounding prescriptions and medication packaging, as necessary Using computer systems (e.g.Epic, Pyxis)

  • Answering general questions concerning injectable products with preceptor guidance Looking up compatibilities

  • Pharmaceutical calculations (dosing, drip rates, compounding) Completion of patient home medication lists (i.e. PTA med lists)

  • Working on Drug Utilization Evaluations/Audits with preceptor guidance

  • Providing appropriate medication teaching

  • Determine identity, dose and administration schedule of medication ordered

  • Ensure that dosage form is properly labeled. Attaches any auxiliary labels that are required

  • Ensure that inpatient medication gets to the inpatient by appropriate transport mechanism

  • Perform calculations necessary for dosage form preparation and compounds the dosage forms

  • Properly compound, label and record doses of investigational drugs dispensed in facility

  • Follow institutional procedures for handling of investigational drugs

  • Act as the unblinded observer in some trials

  • May assist with the provision of education on the unit and within the hospital; The intern will be required to work a minimum of one evening per week, every other weekend, holidays on a rotational basis in the same manner as other staff, and will be routinely assigned to day and evening shifts; Students may work up to full-time during school breaks

  • The intern will be required to work a minimum of one evening per week, every other weekend, holidays on a rotational basis in the same manner as other staff, and will be routinely assigned to day and evening shifts. Students may work up to full-time during school breaks

  • Utilize Drugdex, Poisindex, Micromedex and Medline, as appropriate to answer drug information and medication overdose information

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Currently enrolled in a ACPE School of Pharmacy and has completed the first professional year

  • Registered as a pharmacy intern in the state of Montana

  • Required upon hire: Valid Montana State Driver’s License, motor vehicle record, and current insurance

  • Knowledgeable in drug therapy principles for all age groups – pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric

About the department you will serve:

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Student/Interns

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 266610

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