Billings Clinic Pharmacy Intern (Per Diem) in Billings, Montana
You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.
And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!
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Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.
We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .
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Pharmacy Intern (Per Diem)
PHARMACY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Employment Status: Per Diem
Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE:
Under the close supervision of a licensed pharmacist, compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical supplies as prescribed by the medical staff. Reviews physician orders, obtains clarification as necessary and regularly consults with medical staff, nursing personnel and others in order to coordinate delivery of high quality pharmaceutical services.
Essential Job Functions
• Functions as a staff pharmacist or pharmacy technician. Work is reviewed and checked by a pharmacist. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Intern Scope of Practice)
• Assists the pharmacist with all aspects of the Billings Clinic medication distribution system including compounding/admixing pharmaceutical preparations, filling bottles/bubble-packs with prescribed tablets/capsules, typing labels for bottles, unit-dose cart-fill, charge/crediting medications, etc. – see specific items 4-6 below (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Assists Pharmacist)
• Contacts physicians to clarify any questionable order. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Patient safety)
• Carefully checks medication carts for accuracy. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Audits Medication Carts)
• Accurately, safely, and properly prepares intravenous admixtures. Work is reviewed and checked by a pharmacist. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Intravenous Admixtures Prep)
• Answers the telephone and assists customers seeking pharmaceutical care. Performs a variety of data entry and report generating tasks. (Administrative, Telephone skills, Telephone Skills) & (Administrative, Data Entry, Data Entry/Reports)
• Maintains an accurate perpetual inventory by recording and verifying all narcotic medications used. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Medication Usage)
• Facilitates the delivery of all pharmaceuticals to meet the needs of the customer/patient. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Medication Delivery)
• Enters charges and credits for the adjudication/reconciliation of patient accounts and insurance claims billing. (Resource Management, Charge Entry, Charge Entry)
• Maintains the pharmacy in a neat and organized condition. (Environment of Care, Maintenance, Pharmacy Maintenance)
• Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality.
• Identify needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational/departmental requirements.
• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental, and outside agency safety standards relevant to job performance.
• Completion of first professional year (third year of college) of undergraduate training to become a pharmacist
Certifications and Licenses
• Current license as an intern pharmacist with the Montana State Board of Pharmacy at hire
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.