High School Diploma or equivalent required
Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist according to established policies and procedures, assists the pharmacist in the efficient and accurate preparation, dispensing and delivery of pharmaceuticals and supplies. The depth and magnitude of the intern's involvement is directly related to their academic standing or year of professional education.
Qualifications: Enrollment in a professional program at an accredited College of Pharmacy. Registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy Intern.
Analytical ability necessary to assure swift resolution of fairly complex math problems.
A thorough knowledge of generic / trade names, aseptic technique, safe handling of antimicrobials, biologicals, and hazardous materials. Verbal and written communication skills (good diction and pronunciation of the English language and drug names) to interact effectively with all levels of health care professionals. Demonstrates the ability to follow oral and written instructions with accuracy, speed, and dependability.
Must be able to take direction from pharmacists and refer clinical issues appropriately. Diplomacy, tact and listening skills a must as well as ability to read, interpret and write technical materials. Demonstrates computer keyboard familiarity and order entry skills, as well as light typing ability and capability to operate electronic dispensing equipment. Demonstrate manual dexterity and grip strength to safely perform complicated manipulation of sterile products.
rev. 11.6.10/Fit Test? Yes