Catholic Health Initiatives STUDENT-PHARMACIST I - CHI Health Mercy in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

STUDENT-PHARMACIST I - CHI Health Mercy

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

To assist and perform a variety of supporting tasks under the supervision of a pharmacist. This will include the compounding and dispensing of prescriptions and I.V.’s, maintaining the appropriate records associated with them and proper computer entry to comply with state and federal guidelines.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Prepares, fills and distributes unit-dose drugs. Performs medication exchange at the appropriate times to the designated nursing units.

  2. Assists in the preparation of sterile intravenous admixtures which may include chemotherapeutics, cardioplegics, and total parenteral nutrition formulations under pharmacist supervision.

  3. Performs clerical functions such as maintaining the prescription file, answering the telephone and triaging calls.

  4. Maintains adequate levels of drugs, intravenous solutions, and other supplies in the dispensing and admixture areas and records appropriately on the order-book items below minimum level. Maintains an order book of items below minimum level.

  5. Maintains adequate levels of stock drugs in Pyxis Dispensing System on nursing units.

  6. Checks for discontinued IV admixture solutions and antibiotic piggyback solutions in nursing unit refrigerator. Returned unused medications to the pharmacy.

  7. Fills and prices department drug stock-supply requisitions.

  8. Completes charges/credits daily for billing.

  9. Assists in outpatient prescription preparation under pharmacist supervision.

  10. Repackages and labels bulk oral solid and liquid drugs into unit-dose form under pharmacist supervision. Reconstitutes drugs and prepares compounds under a pharmacists supervision:

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND/OR LICENSURE:

Required: Registered in a school of pharmacy, years 1-2.

Must be registered in Nebraska or Iowa as a Pharmacy Intern, registration must be held in the state of employment.

Job Pharmacy

Primary Location IOWA-COUNCIL BLUFFS-MERCY CB

Daily Schedule Evenings and Weekends

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every

Req ID: 2017-R0129099