At Stony Brook Medicine, a Pharmacy Intern is a valuable member of our team, u nder the general supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern prepares medication for dispensing pursuant to a Pharmacist-reviewed medication order or computer-generated list. The Pharmacy Intern may, under direct supervision by a pharmacist, perform all duties of a licensed pharmacist, including the compounding of patient-specific medication.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior communication and organizational skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern may perform all duties of a licensed pharmacist, including the compounding of patient-specific medication.
Under the general supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern prepares medications for dispensing pursuant to a Pharmacist-reviewed medication order or computer-generated list.
Repackages medications under the supervision of a Pharmacist following Departmental Policy & Procedure.
Fills unit dose cassettes from pharmacy profiles or medication fill list.
Fills new medication orders for first doses.
Processes floor stock emergency drug and drug transfer requisitions.
Maintains appropriate levels of inventory in work area.
Maintains proper medication storage.
Assists the Pharmacist in restocking crash carts and emergency boxes as needed.
When assigned, delivers medications and I.V. solutions.
When assigned, completes patient care unit inspections.
Maintains awareness of and follows all rules, policies and procedures of the department. In addition, all State Pharmacy laws and DEA controlled substance laws will be strictly observed and followed.
Restocks unit-based dispensing cabinets.
Reviews patient profiles for drug-drug interactions and medication use evaluations.
May be assigned to supervise Pharmacy Students.
Required : Must possess an official Pharmacy Intern Permit issued by the University of the State of New York Education Department.
Preferred : Availability year round.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
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About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.