Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 484 bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics in Minneapolis and in suburban communities. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care and hospice, and operates a research institute, innovation center and philanthropic foundation.
Currently seeking three (3) 1st year pharmacy students graduating in 2022 to start employment in May/June 2019 as Pharmacist Interns in Poison Information Center. Intern license will have to be obtain before start date. These positions are casual and not benefits eligible, day/evening rotation and rotating weekends.
Responsible for acting as an information resource to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals regarding medication therapy and drug-related information and literature. Maintains standards set by the department and translates policies and procedures into the daily operation of the pharmacy.
- Supports the values of the organization by demonstrating personal responsibility, respect for self and others, innovation through teamwork, dedication to caring, and excellence in customer service
- Participates in active learning through assigned preceptors and apply this learning to real time patient care
- Supports and assists the pharmacists, pharmacy supervisors, managers, and directors to integrate departmental and organizational goals into department’s activities
- Maintains the pharmacy in a clean and organized fashion
- Participates in special projects
- Responds to telephone calls from the public regarding nontoxic or minor poison exposures: Determines the type and severity of each exposure; and recommends initial first aid and treatment advice per poison center guidelines
- Responds to telephone calls requesting tablet identification, basic poison information and poison prevention questions
- Responds to drug information questions as well as questions regarding therapeutic errors of over the counter or prescription medications under the supervision of a pharmacist
- Performs follow-up calls
- Accurately records medical case information utilizing computerized data collection software
- Participates in case review and quality assurance activities
- Provides public poison prevention education
- Participates in training of new poison information providers
- High school diploma required. Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy
- An approved equivalent combination of education and experience
- Active Pharmacy Intern License from the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
- Six to twelve months pharmacy experience
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Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.