Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 10250160
.001FTE, Rotating, 8 hour shift
At Stanford Children's Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
The Pharmacy Intern is responsible for performing functions like prepackaging medications and preparing I.V. admixtures. This position is also responsible for processing orders, preparing labels and maintaining various records, as well as filling outpatient prescriptions.
Compounds bulk items and extemporaneous prescriptions and orders under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Enters patient medication orders into the pharmacy computer system, operates automated compounding and dispensing machines for preparation and storage of medications under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
Fills outpatient prescriptions under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Interprets the data relative to age and to provides care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Maintains medication inventory, places and receives stock replacement orders.
Prepares, compounds and labels intravenous admixtures, cancer chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition patient specific doses using strict aseptic technique.
Prepares, packages, compounds and labels non-sterile drug products for specific patients with appropriate final pharmacist checks.
Takes verbal prescription orders and answers drug information questions with supervision of a pharmacist.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Completion of one year at an accredited School of Pharmacy
License/Certification: Licensed by the California Board of Pharmacy as an intern at time of hire (or within 30 days if candidate is from out of state)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity.
Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations; weighing, measuring and documentation with accuracy.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to work with devices, information systems, automated and technical equipment utilized in pharmacy.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition.
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.
Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states.
Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies.
Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.