Pharmacy Intern, First Shift, Pharmacy Administration

Job Description

Location: UC Health Business Center
Department: Pharmacy Administration
Hours: Part-Time, 8 hours/weekly
Shift: First Shift

UC Health is hiring for a part-time Pharmacy Intern for Pharmacy Administration Department at the University of Cincinnati's Medical Center.

The Pharmacy Intern provides support to pharmacists, clinical pharmacy specialists, and pharmacy leadership in all aspects of providing pharmacy services. Functions performed under the supervision of a pharmacist include but are not limited to interdisciplinary patient care rounds, admission medication history, medication counseling and patient education, drug information, drug dosing, drug preparation, drug distribution, and medication administration as allowed by law.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati

Unit Details:
  • Learning environment allows for constant development.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts


Responsibilities

  • Provide support for the Medication Access Services teams for inpatients and ambulatory patients
    • Perform prior authorizations (PAs) on behalf of providers and clinics at UC Health
    • Assist with transitions of care job duties and activities
    • Coordinate with providers, patients and pharmacies on PA determinations
    • Assist with copay claim submissions, collections, and tracking for infusion therapies
  • Support drug information, process improvement, and education
    • Develop drug information responses on request
    • Collect data for process improvement initiatives as determined by clinical pharmacists and team needs
    • Develop system level communications for procedural changes
  • Maintains competence required for current job title/position
    • Maintains current intern registration
    • Attends pharmacy staff meetings
    • Participates in orientation, education, and training programs; reviews literature and other materials as assigned
    • Completes all competence/skills assessment requirements
  • Meets hospital and department standards of performance
    • Maintains a neat, professional, and well-groomed appearance; observes pharmacy dress code; wears identification badge at all times
    • Performs work within specified time frames; adapts positively to frequent interruptions and changes in workload and/or work schedule
    • Works cooperatively with all staff members; voices concerns and suggestions to appropriate to appropriate persons in a positive manner
    • Fosters a team environment by providing orientation and training to new team members; assists coworkers in tasks, as time permits


Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED, the minimum required. Must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy, the minimum required.

License and Certification: Current pharmacy intern registration that is recognized by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy.

Work Experience: 0-6 months of equivalent experience, the minimum required. 1-2 years equivalent experience, preferred.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified time periods; work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff; handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule; set priorities and solve problems; respond quickly to emergency requests; communicate effectively (orally and in writing), and assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of the patient populations served by the organization.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.