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Company Description

MaineGeneral Health is a non-profit Health Care Services & hospital organization. It was established in 1997 and has its headquarters in Augusta, ME, the USA with a mission of enhancing, every day, the health of the people of the r Kennebec Valley. At present, it has about 5000 employees. The company offers a variety of health care facilities for individuals of all ages, in a range of care. MaineGeneral Health has a focus on clinical excellence, patient and family experience, and financial strength. The organization offers careers like; Medical Assistant /COVID Tester, Laboratory technician, Lead analyst, admission Rep., and Office assistant, etc. Job benefits which it offers include; training to employees in; Family medicine, Cardiology, Emergency medicine, Hospitalist services, Orthopedics, Surgery and Sports medicine, Health Insurance, paid holidays, Employee Discount, and retirement plan.

Job Description

Job Description Summary: Come join an incredible team! MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Intern to join our team at the Alfond Center for Health, a new state-of-the-art 192 bed hospital in Augusta, Maine. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!

Job Description:

Pharmacy Internship is the supervised practical experience required for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist. The purpose of the Pharmacy Internship is to provide individuals intending to become Registered Pharmacists with the knowledge and practical experience necessary for functioning competently and effectively upon licensure.

Pharmacy Interns are allowed to engage in the Practice of Pharmacy under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. Aspects include coordinating drug distribution activities, monitoring patients for potential drug-related problems and ensuring appropriate drug therapy.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Enrolled in good standing or graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy.

  • Up to 1 year of pharmacy technician or pharmacy intern experience preferred

  • Eligible for licensure as a Pharmacy Intern through the Maine Board of Pharmacy required.

  • Proficiency in a suite of MS Office applications

  • Effective interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0

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Job Exempt: No

Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

green circle info icon  This position is open. This job was posted on Sun Jul 04 2021 and expires on Tue Aug 03 2021.

Tasks

  • Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
  • Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage.
  • Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, or registries of poisons, narcotics, or controlled drugs.
  • Plan, implement, or maintain procedures for mixing, packaging, or labeling pharmaceuticals, according to policy and legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal.
  • Assess the identity, strength, or purity of medications.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, or evaluate the quality or effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications or characteristics.
  • Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, or drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Advise customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment, or healthcare supplies.
  • Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or oversee these activities.
  • Manage pharmacy operations, hiring or supervising staff, performing administrative duties, or buying or selling non-pharmaceutical merchandise.
  • Provide specialized services to help patients manage conditions, such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, or high blood pressure.
  • Offer health promotion or prevention activities, such as training people to use blood pressure devices or diabetes monitors.
  • Contact insurance companies to resolve billing issues.
  • Teach pharmacy students serving as interns in preparation for their graduation or licensure.
  • Refer patients to other health professionals or agencies when appropriate.
  • Work in hospitals or clinics or for Health Management Organizations (HMOs), dispensing prescriptions, serving as a medical team consultant, or specializing in specific drug therapy areas, such as oncology or nuclear pharmacotherapy.
  • Prepare sterile solutions or infusions for use in surgical procedures, emergency rooms, or patients' homes.
  • Update or troubleshoot pharmacy information databases.
  • Publish educational information for other pharmacists, doctors, or patients.

Skills

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Knowledge

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Therapy and Counseling - Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Employee Discount
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs

MaineGeneral Health

Description

MaineGeneral Health is a non-profit Health Care Services & hospital organization. It was established in 1997 and has its headquarters in Augusta, ME, the USA with a mission of enhancing, every day, the health of the people of the r Kennebec Valley. At present, it has about 5000 employees. The company offers a variety of health care facilities for individuals of all ages, in a range of care. MaineGeneral Health has a focus on clinical excellence, patient and family experience, and financial strength. The organization offers careers like; Medical Assistant /COVID Tester, Laboratory technician, Lead analyst, admission Rep., and Office assistant, etc. Job benefits which it offers include; training to employees in; Family medicine, Cardiology, Emergency medicine, Hospitalist services, Orthopedics, Surgery and Sports medicine, Health Insurance, paid holidays, Employee Discount, and retirement plan.
Type

Nonprofit

Size

Large

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

35 Medical Center Pkwy.Augusta, ME, 4330and others

Industry

Healthcare

Founded

1997

CEO

Chuck Hays

Website

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