Northwell Health Pharmacy Intern (Per-Diem) in Amityville, New York

Req Number 001E3C

Job Category Pharmacy

Job Description

Immediate Opportunity at South Oaks Hospital

400 Sunrise Highway, Amityville, NY 11701

Under direct supervision of a Pharmacist, assists in preparing medications. Types labels, delivers medication carts, assists with monthly medication room reviews and replenishes pharmacy inventory as necessary.

  1. Under supervision of a registered Pharmacist, assists in the preparation of medications for inpatient orders and outpatient prescriptions. Types necessary labels.

  2. Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, may interpret physician’s orders.

  3. Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, manufactures and dilutes solutions and medications.

  4. Under supervision of Registered Pharmacists, provides drug information to Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, patients and others, as necessary.

  5. Assists Pharmacists with the preparation of I.V. Additives and labeling of same.

  6. Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist fills unit dose carts with 24-hour supply of prescribed medicates and records same on fill list.

  7. Delivers medication carts to Nursing Units.

  8. Assists with monthly medication room reviews. Assures that unused drugs are returned to the Pharmacy. Removes outdated and recalled drugs. Prepares report for Pharmacist.

  9. Replenishes pharmacy working stock and floor stock items are required. Conducts inventory checks.

  10. Maintains control records of manufactured items.

  11. Verifies invoices against drug shipments received. Stores drugs in appropriate locations.

  12. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • Graduate of / or currently enrolled in a six (6) year accredited program leading to the Doctor or Pharmacy Degree, required.

OR

  • Current NY State Pharmacy Intern permit, required.

  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience, preferred.

  • Knowledge of Pyxis® Automated Dispensing, preferred.

*Evening and weekend availability is required; shifts may vary.