• Intern - Intern Pharmacist WV

    Job Locations US-WV-Huntington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/4/2018 10:33 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1082
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Pharmacist Intern
  • Overview

    Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corporation is seeking an experienced; customer-service oriented Pharmacy Intern for our managed pharmacy at Marshall University. This unique position is responsible for the coordination and processing of new patient medication orders and reorders. This includes verifying/re-verifying insurance benefits; translating and entering new or refill prescriptions into the pharmacy information system; communicating and collecting copay amounts; screening, identifying, resolving or deferring orders and operating cash registers.

    Responsibilities

     JOB SUMMARY:

     

    Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corporation is seeking an experienced; customer-service oriented Pharmacy Intern for our managed pharmacy at Marshall University. This unique position is responsible for the coordination and processing of new patient medication orders and reorders. This includes verifying/re-verifying insurance benefits; translating and entering new or refill prescriptions into the pharmacy information system; communicating and collecting copay amounts; screening, identifying, resolving or deferring orders and operating cash registers.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position with or without reasonable accommodations): 

    1. Assist pharmacist in providing effective, appropriate and safe pharmacy services.
    2. Read and interpret the prescription and enter the details into the system and prepare the records for assessment by the pharmacist
    3. Dispensing prescriptions, measuring doses, weighing compound ingredients, and processes the medicines in the prescription, and if needed, delivery of medications to patients being discharged from the hospital.
    4. Maintain proper stock level of the medicines and equipment’s and to order more medications if the stock level is low.
    5. Provide patient information and counseling.
    6. Contact and confer with physicians regarding questions or irregularities on prescriptions.
    7. Maintain patients’ medication records.
    8. Maintain inventory and records of controlled drugs and other drugs as required by law.
    9. Provide drug information to professional staff and patients as necessary.
    10. Participate in inventory control programs such as ordering, inventorying and monitoring correct pricing and quantities.
    11. Attend and participate in programs, committees, meetings, and functions as required by the facility or pharmacy.
    12. Promptly report any allegations of impropriety to the Compliance Department.
    13. Comply with Maxor’s Ethical Business Conduct policy and Maxor’s Compliance Program.
    14. Remain free from exclusion under the OIG and SAMS Medicare/Medicaid lists.
    15. Complete required training, as assigned, within the established timeframes.
    16. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    17. Maintain regular attendance in accordance with established policies.
    18. Participate in educational programs for professional staff as necessary.
    19. Participate in pharmacy orientation programs, pharmacy staff meetings and in-service educational programs.
    20. Participate in activities resolving unsafe and unsanitary practices.
    21. Exemplify excellence in customer communications and service.
    22. Work cooperatively with other staff members to enhance the team concept.
    23. Participate in the Performance Improvement Program.
    24. Maintains regular attendance in accordance with established policies.
    25. Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    (With or without the aid of mechanical devices)

     Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.

    1. Requires standing for long periods.
    2. Must be able to speak the English language in an understandable manner.
    3. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    4. Must possess the sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately, so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
    5. Must function independently, have personal integrity, have flexibility, and the ability to work effectively with other staff.
    6. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
    7. Must be able to operate office, business, and accounting machines.
    8. May require lifting of heavy boxes.
    9. Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach for shelved items.

     WORKING CONDITIONS: 

    1. Sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently during working hours.
    2. Works in well lighted/ventilated office areas.
    3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
    4. May be exposed to hazardous materials and toxic substances.
    5. Willingness to work beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
    6. Attend and participate in continuing educational programs.
    7. Communicates with both external and internal customers.
    8. May be required to travel between pharmacies.

    EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disability

    Qualifications

    OB DESCRIPTION:          PHARMACY INTERN

    DEPARTMENT:                 Pharmacy

    REPORTS TO:                   Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager

    FLSA STATUS:                  Non- Exempt (Hourly)

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:                          

     

    Education: Must be currently enrolled and pursuing a PharmD in a School of Pharmacy and must be licensed as an intern in the state of West Virginia. A minimum of one year of prior experience in a pharmacy is preferred.                           

     

    Skills and Abilities: 

    1. Ability to learn and acquire all the practical knowledge and training as needed for Pharmacist role.
    2. Communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
    3. Basic knowledge of polices and regulations pertaining to the disbursement of pharmaceutical drugs.
    4. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
    5. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. 

    WORK SCHEDULE:  May be required to work rotating shifts, including holidays, weekends, and on-call. 

     

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