Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Intern in Hilo, Hawaii

Under immediate supervision of Pharmacist, performs variety of professional and technical duties to assist pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical patient-care (ensuring that medications are used safely, effectively, appropriately and cost consciously) and to obtain practical experience hours required for licensure as Registered Pharmacist within organization's policy and procedure, federal and state statutes, Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations, and professional standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients, members, and other healthcare personnel in caring, helpful manner and initiates service transactions using proper forms and process.

  • Assists pharmacist in patient-care/consultation service.

  • Identifies, evaluates, and resolves ambiguities, omissions, and irregularities in prescribing by practitioner.

  • Identifies, evaluates, and resolves potential drug therapy problems.

  • Communicates with patient to obtain information pertinent to drug therapy and documents it appropriately. Advises patients on matters regarding drug therapy.

  • Confers with prescribers and other healthcare personnel regarding care and treatment of patients and suggests changes in therapy as appropriate.

  • Provides drug information to physicians, nurses and other healthcare personnel.

  • Selects from stock, measures or counts, packages and labels, and dispenses prescriptions approved by a licensed pharmacist.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • N/A.

Education

  • Enrolled in a college of pharmacy which has received candidate status with or has been accredited by the ACPE, and completion of one (1) full year of education upon date of hire.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Pharmacy Intern Permit from the Board of Pharmacy, Professional & Vocational Licensing Division, Hawaii State Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs upon date of hire.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to safely handle and/or prepare compounds such as chemotheraputic agents, biologicals or other medications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, adaptability, customer service, interpersonal relations, and teamwork.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Pharmacy Intern

LOCATION: Hilo, Hawaii

REQNUMBER: 677804

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.