PHARMACY INTERN PT

Date: Jan 13, 2023

Location: Slingerlands, NY, US

Company: The Golub Corporation

SUMMARY

All work performed will be under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist to gain practical experience in how to meet the needs of patients and pharmacy business. Assists the pharmacist in all professional tasks related to preparation of prescriptions with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency. Assists the pharmacist with inventory management. Counsels patients and takes prescriptions over the phone from prescribers. Provides excellent customer service including prescription intake, communicating on the telephone, assisting our customers and counseling patients in a confidential manner.  Participates in all corporate programs and initiatives as requested. Provides fast, friendly, helpful and efficient service to all Price Chopper and Market 32 customers. Understands the most up to date ACIP immunization schedule and makes appropriate immunization recommendations in accordance with state law. Assists with required immunization counseling, paperwork, and documentation. Completes assigned Medication Therapy Management interventions including patient outreach, documentation, counseling, and billing. Licensed Pharmacy Interns that have completed the APhA immunization certificate training and satisfied all State and Price Chopper requirements to immunize, may administer immunizations to adults under the direct supervision and consent of a licensed pharmacist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complies with all state/federal regulations related to the practice of pharmacy
  • Complies with all company policies/procedures
  • Counsels patients in the use of medications, confidentially 
  • Receives new prescriptions via phone; interprets written prescriptions from prescribers 
  • Obtains information for new prescriptions including, but not limited to: name, address, date of birth, insurance information, allergies and current phone number
  • Processes prescriptions accurately including entering prescription details, dispensing, partial fills and managing medications that need to be ordered
  • Assists in determining third party plan eligibility
  • Performs appropriate procedures when the medication is not picked up
  • Ensures all medications are dispensed at POS to the correct patient, including checking date of birth for every patient
  • Responds to questions about medications, OTCs, and supplements after consulting the pharmacist
  • Stays up to date on the ACIP immunization recommendations and individual state laws as they relate
  • If approved by Supervising Pharmacist and Pharmacy Specialist, administers immunizations under direct supervision/consent of licensed Pharmacist
  • Assists with required immunization counseling, paperwork, and documentation including Provider communication and state registry notification if applicable

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must successfully complete first professional year of pharmacy study
  • Preferable to have been a pharmacy teammate for minimum of 6 months.
  • State licensed pharmacy intern permit where applicable
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office applications required.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • 1 year previous experience in a community pharmacy preferred
  • Friendly, helpful and outstanding attitude and superior customer service skills
  • Exercises good judgement
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communications; verbal and written
  • Professional communication skill with the Pharmacy Team and patients
  • Knowledge of state laws and regulations pertaining to pharmacy
  • Knowledge of common insurance plans and billing procedures

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Bending Occasional 1-3 Hours
Grasping/Finger Movement & Dexterity- Left/Right Hands Occasional 1-3 Hours
Lifting Occasional 1-3 Hours up to 25lbs
Pivoting Occasional 1-3 Hours
Pushing/Pulling Occasional 1-3 Hours up to 25lbs
Squatting/Kneeling Occasional 1-3 Hours
Standing Constant 5-8 Hours
Twisting Occasional 1-3 Hours
Walking Frequent 3-5 Hours

OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

EQUIPMENT USED

  • Multi-line phone system
  • Personal computer and Windows applications
  • Electronic cash register
  • Fax machine
  • Automated dispensing system
  • Pill counter/ Kirby Lester / EyeCon
  • Pharmacy dispensing software

Price Chopper/ Market 32 and the Golub Corporation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Albany