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Pharmacist Intern

at CVS Health

Posted: 11/21/2017
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 1002664

Job Description

Title
Pharmacist Intern

No. of Positions
3

Position Summary

Omnicare, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation. www.cvshealth.com

What We Do
Directly, and through our subsidiaries, Omnicare provides a broad array of pharmacy-related services to long term care facilities and to other customers in the healthcare environment. While senior care has long been an Omnicare specialty, we also serve other targeted populations.
 
Are you looking for a fast paced and dynamic environment? Do you have a passion for helping others?

Exciting opportunity for a Pharmacist Intern to join our Omnicare team in St Louis, MO.   As a Pharmacist Intern, you would work under the direct supervision and mentor-ship of a pharmacist as part of the team to ensure patients receive specialty medication in a timely manner while providing excellent customer service. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accurately entering prescription information, contacting patients to arrange delivery or set a pickup date, corresponding with prescribers to clarify prescription information, filling prescriptions, preparing orders for delivery, maintaining adequate inventory, resolving insurance issues, assisting with prior authorizations, helping walk-in customers, performing cash register transactions.  As an Omnicare Pharmacist Intern, excellent customer service skills will be needed. 

You will:

Prepare and process medications through actions that may entail data entry, and/or resolving customer service issues and/or processing medication through the automation equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
* Prepack bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, and type and affix labels. Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs. Mix pharmaceutical preparations, according to written prescriptions.
* Keep automation equipment operating at optimal levels by providing product, picks and inventory in a timely manner and as scheduled.
* Work with local EMT’s and OEM help desk and Omnicare Automation Services to identify machine abnormalities, breakdowns and failures. Provide detailed description of events and able to recreate scenarios when possible.
* Review facility pre-list and prepare 30/31 day cards with the appropriate drug.
* Assist in bagging and boxing drugs according to the facility and work with the staging department to ensure boxes or bags are taken to the warehouse in a timely manner.
* Communicate with nursing staff to obtain/provide key information.
* Resolve customer complaints, issues and concerns
* Research questions, issues and concerns as directed by management
* Answer incoming customer calls
* Maintain inventories using usage reports and provides supplies to facilities as necessary.
* Key customer orders
* Communicate with customers on STAT status
* Ensure and maintain a safe and clean work environment
* Comply with local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and policies.
* Other duties as assigned.



Req ID
683126BR

Sourcing Requisition
No

State
MO

Business Area
CVS Health

Location - State/City
MO - Florissant

Job Category
Omnicare, Pharmacy Intern, Pharmacy Technician

City
Florissant

Preferred Qualifications
* Strong interpersonal skills and well developed verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible
* Good math and analytic skills
* Excellent organization skills and detail oriented
* Must understand basic pharmacology; abbreviations, brand and generic comparisons in order to interpret prescriptions for filling.
* Ability to maintain composure on the phone when handling customer calls

Job Type (Expected Hours Category)
Part Time

Location code
OF544

Requisition Template
Professional

Education
Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required.

FLSA
Non Exempt

Clinical Licensure Required
Pharmacy Intern

Zip Code
63031

Required Qualifications
* Certification/licensed/registered pharmacy technician or as required by state law.
* 1 year previous experience as a pharmacy technician or Long term care pharmacy experience preferred or 6 months customer service experience or 6 months data entry experience preferred

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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For inquiries related to the application process or technical issues please contact the Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352. Please note that we only accept resumes via our corporate website: https://jobs.cvshealth.com/

Application Instructions

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