Henry Ford Health System Pharmacy Intern / Inpatient Wyandotte Hospital (Contingent) in Wyandotte, Michigan
GENERAL SUMMARY: The pharmacy intern actively participates in all aspects of the drug distribution system and works with pharmacists in providing clinical services for patients in his/her assigned area. In accordance with Michigan law, interns always work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Dispenses unit dose, intravenous admixtures, and other pharmaceuticals for subsequent administration to patientsInterprets physician medication orders and clarifies any unclear ordersIdentifies and monitors the pharmaceutical needs of patientsReviews patient charts and/or interviews the patient, physician, or nurse to obtain information for medication records and profiles. Reviews drug related information to identify potential problems regarding drug therapy and recommends appropriate solutions to those problemsProvides drug and poison information for patients, physicians, nurses and other health care professionalsPerforms other duties as needed
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:Must be enrolled in an accredited school or college of Pharmacy and be licensed as a Pharmacy Intern by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy.Should be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and courteously with patients, physicians, nurses and other HFH staff.Must possess a pleasant personality, be able to relate to and work with professional and technical staff recognizing the hybrid nature of this position.CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:Must be licensed as a Pharmacy Intern by the Michigan Board of PharmacyOverview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.