Pharmacy Intern - Part-Time
Behavioral Health Services (BHS) - Part Time
|Approximate Salary||$22.24 - $27.04/hour|
|Opening Date||10/28/2022 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||2/8/2023 08:00:00 AM|
This recruitment is being held to fill part-time vacancies in Behavioral Health Services and to establish a referral list to fill future vacancies.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.
NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.
Reviews outpatient prescriptions and verifies that all necessary information is accurate and complete; confirms drug coverage based on formulary or third-party restrictions.
Helps interpret written prescriptions to ensure that the drugs and dosages are appropriate as prescribed; helps determine appropriate auxiliary labels to apply to each prescription container.
Enters prescription information accurately into the pharmacy computer for new prescriptions and for refills; enters allergy or other information into computer files according to department policy.
Assists in compounding medication by means of weighing, measuring, mixing, blending, filtering, distilling, emulsifying and titrating, according to standard pharmacy practices and department policy.
Assists in packaging and labeling medications according to established practices and department policies; restocks medications and supplies as needed.
Helps counsel patients and families as to medication use, dangers, side effects and composition; provides drug-related information to physicians, nurses and other health professionals as needed.
Completes and maintains written records of prescriptions and controlled substances according to State and Federal law.
Helps prepare intravenous admixtures according to established practices of aseptic techniques and pertinent department policies; assists in accurately dispensing inpatient unit dose medications according to department policy; delivers medications to patient care areas as needed.
Participates in departmental quality-assurance and safety activities for drug usage, infection control, and handling hazardous materials according to state/federal regulations and departmental policy; assists in the collection and review of patient-specific data used by pharmacists for monitoring drug therapy.
Education: Current enrollment in an accredited college of pharmacy.
Certificate: Ability to obtain a valid certificate of registration as an Intern Pharmacist issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy within six months of the date of hire.
Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.
Human biology, microbiology; organic chemistry; basic principles of pharmacology; drug information retrieval; drug distribution systems; methods of sterile compounding; quality control techniques; legal limitations on procurement, storage, distribution and sale of drugs; federal and state laws applicable to the practice of pharmacy.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, nurses, and others; understand and be sensitive to patient needs, communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective guest relations.
Mobility-Constant standing for long periods; Lifting-Frequent lifting of 5 pounds or less; Visual Requirements-Constant reading/close-up work; Dexterity-Frequent operation of keyboard; frequent holding; reaching; grasping, and writing; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing normal speech and talking in person; frequent hearing and talking on the telephone; Emotional/Psychological Factors-Constant decision making and concentration; frequent public contact, frequent exposure to hazardous materials.
Equal Opportunity Employer
San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.
Accomodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):
San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.
Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date.
Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.
Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.
Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:
They are related to the Appointing Authority, or
The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other
Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.
Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.
HOW TO APPLY
By mail or in person:
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.
Phone: (209) 468-3370
For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.