The 1 st year pharmacy student position is the first part of the Woodwinds Hospital- Woodbury Intern Program. Until licensed as an intern, the student will staff as a pharmacy technician to understand the operations of the hospital pharmacy department. Once licensed, the student will then be trained as an intern in our program.
Under the direction of a pharmacist, primary responsibilities include:
Assist in the dispensing of prescription medications to patients/customers ensuring accurate labeling and dispensing in a timely fashion.
Identify and resolve patient specific medication related problems and issues in the patients best interest.
Ensure dispensing of prescriptions in accordance with all legal requirements, regulatory agencies, third party contracts, and M Health Fairview Pharmacy Services Policy and Procedures.
Prepares sterile products (both non-hazardous and hazardous) using appropriate aseptic technique while adhering to USP 797 requirements. Performs bulk compounding and packaging duties to ensure an uninterrupted supply of medications while adhering to USP 795 for non-sterile products, USP 797/800 for sterile products requirements and MN Board of Pharmacy rules.
Identify additional opportunities to improve patient care and the performance of the pharmacy department.
Participate in team meeting/discussions with clinical pharmacy specialists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy students and technicians.
Foster an environment of teamwork with other department staff and customers.
Provide training and education to other staff members.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Must be accepted or enrolled in the first year of an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program by the University of Minnesota and have satisfactory progress towards completion of the academic requirement for the PharmD degree.
Registered Technician with Minnesota Board of Pharmacy (must have prior to start date)
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