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Genesis Health System Pharmacy Intern I in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Pharmacy Intern (Level I)

Department: Pharmacy-E

Purpose: Assists the Staff Pharmacists in providing professional Pharmacy services. The Pharmacy intern will be able to perform in any functional area of the Department to provide accurate and efficient dispensing of medications. Level I Pharmacy Interns must learn sterile compounding techniques.

Report To: Manager, Pharmacy

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors


Education: High school graduation or equivalent

Field Of Study: N/A

Special Training: Enrolled in an accredited college of Pharmacy. Must learn sterile compounding techniques.

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration: Pharmacy Intern Registration

Experience: More than 1 year experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people. These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information. The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.

Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 35% or less of their work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes