Hawaii Pacific Health Student Intern - Pharmacy in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Medical Center and Kaua‘i Medical Clinic are affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

The Pharmacy department is responsible for compounding and dispensing pharmaceuticals, supplies, medications and large-to-small volume parenterals, as well as providing drug information and education. We strive to ensure that our patients and clients receive safe and effective medication by applying the highest standards of modern pharmaceutical care.

As the Pharmacy Student Intern, you will have the opportunity to shadow accomplished professionals and broaden your career experience. You will perform assigned tasks that may include monitoring patient’s drug therapy, retrieving patient-specific lab data, developing responses to drug information questions, giving in-services to staff, and collecting and analyzing quality assurance and work load data. We are looking for someone who has the energy and motivation to learn and grow, and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative, team-oriented atmosphere.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to type, operate calculator, cash register and handle cash transactions. Completion of at least one (1) year of pharmacy school from an accredited institution. State of Hawai‘i Pharmacy Intern permit.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year of work experience, preferably as pharmacy technician/clerk. Knowledge of computers.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Student Intern - Pharmacy

Category Internship

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 8219