Per Diem Pharmacy Intern

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
September 2, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type


Position Summary

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

Only the most qualified applicants will advance to the hiring interview. To be eligible to move forward to the next step of the recruitment process, you must provide the followings.
1. attach a Letter of Intent AND a CV/resume to the online application.
2. list in the application three (3) professional references (former employers, colleagues, clients, vendors, supervisors, professors, coaches, a college advisers, etc.) who can vouch for your qualifications for this intern job.
3. complete an online application in its entirety listing all your post-secondary educations (school name, degree received, study major, etc.). You MUST also list the name of the Pharmacy School you are currently enrolled or the date you will attend.
4. answer all the questions completely or will be disqualified, for example, provide partial answer, i.e. give two (2) reasons when the question asks for three (3), or answer the "why" and not the "how" when the question asks for both, etc.

5. list all your employment history (if applicable) specifying all titles held, including current position, duties, the employers name/address, department and/or division.

Job Summary:
Provides patient care by performing distributional, clinical, educational, informational, and supervisory functions for the pharmaceutical care of patients in acute and/or ambulatory services. The Intern performs all duties and tasks under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The development of skills and competencies is progressive over the total number of hours required for licensure as a pharmacist.

Job Requirement

Valid full time enrollment in a College of Pharmacy; satisfaction of the minimum requirements of education and training required by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy to acquire and maintain a Pharmacy Intern or Pharmacy Technician certificate.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid State of Nevada Certification as a Pharmacy Intern or Pharmacy Technician.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

  • First year Pharmacist students or will be in fall 2023 preferred
  • Valid State of Nevada Certification as a Pharmacy Intern at hire
  • 3.25 GPA or greater (School Transcript as proof of GPA is required if selected for interview)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Federal, state and county laws and regulations related to the compounding, dispensing, storage and use of medications; pharmacy standards of practice; supervisory principles and practices; controlled substance record keeping and reporting; drug indications, dosage regimen, drug-drug, drug-disease, and drug-nutrient interactions; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; compounding techniques; aseptic techniques; physical properties of drugs; mainframe and personal computers; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.Skill in:
Reading and interpreting physicians' orders; reading patient's clinical diagnosis and recommending most appropriate medication regimen; re-prioritizing work in response to changing situation; handling, disposing and managing hazardous materials; effectively supervising assigned staff; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The work requires handling medications classified as hazardous materials.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 9/7/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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