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CDPHP ConnectRX Pharmacy Intern (Part Time) in Watervliet, New York

CDPHP and its family of companies are mission-driven organizations that support the health and well-being of our customers and the communities we are proud to serve. CDPHP was founded in Albany in 1984 as a physician-guided not-for-profit, and currently offers health plans in 29 counties in New York state. The company values integrity, diversity, and innovation, and its corporate culture supports those values wholeheartedly. At CDPHP, the employees have a voice and are encouraged to make an impact at both the company and community levels through engagement and volunteer opportunities. CDPHP invests in employees who share these values and invites you to be a part of that experience.

The Pharmacy Intern role is designed to develop a knowledge base and competency level in performing pharmacy functions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. In order to gain hands on experience, the intern will perform such functions, including but not limited to: interpret and process written and electronic prescriptions, accept verbal orders from practitioners and their agents, compound whenever possible, patient education, drug information, and all aspects of dispensing a prescription. The Pharmacy Intern assists the team to ensure that all patients/customers are assisted with their health care needs. The Pharmacy Intern must exude excellent customer service and attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED required.
Enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy is required.
Limited (Intern) Permit in the State of New York is required.
Minimum two (2) years of retail pharmacy experience preferred.
Minimum one (1) year of customer service experience required.
Experience assisting patients with basic medical needs preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
Detailed data entry experience preferred.
Experience with prescription software preferred.
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and develop relationships both internally and externally.
Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify problems, as well as recommend and/or implement effective solutions.
Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, including the ability to perform mathematical computations.
Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Flexibility to adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment.
All applicants are required to submit to a screen for the illegal use of drugs.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, CDPHP does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. To that end, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any such protected status.

CDPHP and its family of companies include subsidiaries Acuitas Health LLC, Strategic Solutions Management Consultants (SSMC), Practice Support Services (PSS), and ConnectRX Services, LLC.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, CDPHP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

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