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This pharmacy intern performs all the essential functions of a pharmacist under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Interns participate in a structured program for their professional development beginning with technical functions in a pharmacy and progressing over the years in school to perform higher level pharmacy functions.
Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician I.
Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician II.
Trains to be able to solve problems in the medication use process for patients and the organization.
Identifies and engages in organizational and department quality improvement activities to improve patient care, the medication use process, and pharmacy operations.
Trains to assume responsibility for the medication use process, following medication use policy and all laws, regulations, and standards applicable to pharmacy practice.
Learns to assess appropriate drug information and literature resources, and provide effective information to varied audiences including patients, other health care professions, and peers.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be fully-matriculated and accepted in the College of Pharmacy.
Current Utah State Pharmacy Intern Licensure.
- Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.