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Ambulatory PharmacyJob Summary
Under close supervision of a pharmacist preceptor, learns the basic skills required to be a pharmacist, using the State Board of Pharmacy Intern Manual and Pharmacy Internship Activities Checklist as a guide. Performs pharmacy-related functions to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.
Trains in theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of the pharmaceutical field under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
Interprets and clarifies orders for all types of medications while discussing questionable orders, illegible prescriptions, medications not authorized for prescriber and similar issues with a licensed pharmacist.
Evaluates orders for possible chemical, physical or therapeutic incompatibilities.
Monitors drug therapy for potential drug-drug, drug-food, and drug-disease interactions.
Monitors patients for proper nutrition as applicable
Monitors drug therapies for appropriateness
Provides therapeutic monitoring of targeted medications
Advises patients, family and medical staff on use of various medications including dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and composition. (20%)
Prepares medications appropriately (may include)
Fills medication cassettes and completes appropriate documentation.
Pre-packs bulk medications and completes appropriate documentation.
Prepares sterile and non-sterile products ◦ Compounds ointments, creams, oral solutions, and other medications ◦ Prepares chemotherapeutic agents. ◦ Compounds total parenteral nutrition solutions as applicable. ◦ Compounds large-volume intravenous mixtures as applicable. ◦ Appropriately documents on the compounding record.
Packs and prepares drugs being used in clinical investigations.
Checks non-patient specific unit dose medications being stocked in automated dispensing cabinets or other secure locations as applicable. (20%)
Interacts with appropriate healthcare staff and patients to identify, clarify and fill orders for pharmaceutical needs, under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Assists in entering medication orders into the computer system when applicable.
Completes paperwork needed to track usage, outdated goods, billing, and shortages.
Coordinates insurance billing including third party prescriptions.
Handles and triages telephone/window inquiries.
Assists with charging and crediting medication returns.
Assists with the medication reconciliation process (20%)
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, environmental and infection control standards, and adheres to regulatory requirements.
Complies with established departmental and DHHA policies, procedures, code of conduct, quality improvement, infection control, and safety initiatives.
Maintains secure storage and records of all medications
Maintains medications in accordance with manufacturer's requirements
Complies and assists with adherence to regulatory requirements (State Board, Joint Commission, CMS etc...) (20%)
Restocks and delivers drugs and related supplies to patient care areas or clinics, as assigned, including automated dispensing machines.
Prepares inventories, orders drugs and supplies, receives drugs and stocks shelves in various pharmacy locations.
Logs drug receipts appropriately when inventory process owner or Stockkeeper is absent.
Maintains stock in accordance with manufacturers' requirements.
Notifies the inventory process owner or Stockkeeper when stock levels are low.
Assists with inventory maintenance and control including auditing of record keeping.
Restocks medications in automated dispensing cabinets or other secure locations as applicable. (10%)
Enhances personal and coworkers' professional growth and development
Completes and meets the competency standards including education and training that is specific to the patient populations and practice site served. Keeps job knowledge current.
Assists in the training of pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns and pharmacy students as applicable.
Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, huddles, and departmental trainings as applicable.
Maintains pharmacy intern licensure in good standing. (10%)
Bachelor's Degree Required
PHARMIN-Pharmacy Intern - BPS - Board of Pharmacy Specialties Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work as a team member.
Attention to detail.
Knowledge of basic pharmacy practices and procedures.
Knowledge of medications and medical supplies.
Knowledge of record-keeping techniques.
Mathematical computation skills.
Organization and communication skills.
Good typing, keyboarding and proofreading skills.
Ability to maintain adequate inventory/supplies.
$20.19 - $20.19 / hr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.