In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget.
St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals. We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.
The Pharmacy Intern will performs a broad range of technical and clinical supportive functions practicing up to established state and federal regulations while following the policies of St. Charles Medical Center.
(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
Works under the supervision of a pharmacist in assigned areas of need: hospital, retail, or ambulatory.
Follows St. Charles Health System values of Accountability, Caring and Teamwork.
Medication procurement and distribution.
Compounding sterile and non-sterile preparations.
Prepares and handles chemotherapy, hazardous products, and blood products.
Performs accurate product selection, dosage calculations and compounding of agents utilizing manufacturer literature, written procedural guidelines and other available resources.
Medication therapy management.
Provides medication education.
Mentors and educates others.
Conducts patient medication histories, assesses compliance, commmunicates with providers.
Perform drug utilzation reviews.
Role models two-way communication of the SCHS mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Education: Successful completion first professional year College of Pharmacy. Current status enrolled under good standing at an accredited College of Pharmacy.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Oregon Board of Pharmacy Intern current in good standing.
Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Experience: Hospital experience preferred. Retail experience preferred.