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PHARMACY INTERN/PHARMACY TECH

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

Currently enrolled in a Pharmacy program.
Registration required
JOB SUMMARY
Performs technical and clerical functions according to the pharmacy intern responsibilities checklist, attached.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Currently enrolled in Pharmacy program.
Experience: N/A
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Minnesota Technician or Intern registration prior to hire.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: N/A
Experience: N/A
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Familiarity with drug names, both brand and generic understanding and ability to utilize the Pharmacy Information System as well as PC's in the pharmacy; operational knowledge of equipment used in the pharmacy; operational knowledge of all equipment used in the IV room; knowledge of aseptic technique for preparing parenteral products; knowledge to estimate, calculate and accurately check all procedures for solving calculation problems; ability to follow written and oral instructions with accuracy and dependability; ability to communicate verbal and written instructions; ability to work sustained attention on repetitive tasks. Ability to distinguish routine functions from those that require professional judgment; good finger dexterity; ability to do light typing; ability to learn and participate in all areas assigned; ability to adapt to the changing role of Hospital pharmacy and develop new technician roles; ability to give consistent attention to details, No history of drug addiction or misuses; good physical and emotional health patterns; attends lectures and classes for self improvement; pleasant personality and cooperative attitude in adjusting to a variety of pharmacy situations; work experience that indicates responsibility, maturity and accountability; knowledge of organizing work responsibilities efficiently; demonstrates care, alertness and exactness. Able to work varying shifts as needed.
READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Advanced: Ability to comprehend and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to see, hear, stand, talk, bend and sit for an eight (8) hour period; ability to lift thirty-five (35) pounds.
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours)
Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). Hazardous Drug Exposure.

Employment Type

Unscheduled (Casual)

Hours

.00, as scheduled, Req # - 11129

Schedule

As scheduled

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