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Trinity Health Pharmacy Intern/Extern - PRN in Mishawaka, Indiana

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating Shift


Why Saint Joseph Health System?

Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North Central Indiana.

Our system includes:

  • Mishawaka Medical Center: 254-bed acute-care hospital located in Mishawaka

  • Plymouth Medical Center: 58-bed acute-care hospital located in Plymouth

  • More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph Physician Network located across the Saint Joseph and Marshall counties

  • Community Health Centers and additional points of access

  • St Paul's is a 316 suite campus for independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation, memory care, long-term nursing care and numerous senior activities located in South Bend

  • Holy Cross is a 168 suite campus for rehabilitation and wellness and skilled nursing programs located in South Bend

  • Trinity Tower with 84 affordable senior apartments located in downtown South Bend

  • VNA Home Care is our home care agency that helps transition patients from the hospital to home and back to their regular daily activities

  • Saint Joseph PACE provides care and services to seniors with chronic care needs allowing them to maintain their independence in their homes for as long as possible (transportation provided)

At Saint Joseph Health System, our values give us strength. That character guides every decision we make - even when those decisions are complicated, costly or hard. We honor our mission to care for every man, woman and child who needs us by investing in technology, people and capabilities that allow us to set the standard for quality care.

About the Job:

Assists in the operation of the Pharmacy Department and is driven to meet and exceed customer expectations. Responsible for achieving timely medication preparation, labeling and delivery. Holds self and team accountable for achieving the highest level of quality of care, customer service, and employee satisfaction, and recognizes the contribution for desired results.

What You Will Do:

  • Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.

  • Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

  • Ensures prompt and accurate preparation, labeling, packaging, and distribution of drugs and other pharmaceuticals to patients or caregivers updates and maintains automated dispensing units and automated compounding machines.

  • Reviews inventory to ensure medications are properly stored and controlled, rotated, out‑dated stock is removed from inventory, and adequate quantities are available. Orders of medications from distributors.

  • Processes pharmacy charges, ensuring medications and supplies are properly charged or credited to each patient's account.

  • Communicate effectively, tactfully, continuously, clearly and positively with the entire scope of customers, visitors, and staff. Answers the telephone and customer window and routes requests accordingly.

  • Utilizes opportunities and special projects to reinforce academic principles learned in school to the application of these principles in practice.

  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.

What We Are Looking For:

Education: High school graduate or GED equivalent and be enrolled in an ACPE accredited pharmacy program. May also be a graduate of an ACPE accredited pharmacy program awaiting licensure or completion of internship/externship hours as required by the Indiana Board of Pharmacy.

Licensure: Current Licensure as a Certified Pharmacy Technician by the State(s) of Indiana. Enrollment in an ACPE accredited pharmacy program.

Experience : Pharmacy experience preferred.

Other Job Requirements:

Associate must demonstrate independent critical thinking skills and the ability to appropriately and effectively convey concepts to a diverse population of persons with varied educational experience.

Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.