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University of Utah Health Health Plans Pharmacy Internship in Murray, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This internship opportunity is to perform Medication Therapy Management (MTM) for University of Utah Health Plans members, with a focus on improving health outcomes. The intern will work with MTM team, under the supervision of the MTM pharmacist, to address clinical quality measures, high-risk medication use, and HEDIS measures.

Corporate Overview :

University of Utah Healthcare is an integrated academic healthcare system with four hospitals including a level 1 trauma center, twelve community health centers, over 1,600 providers, and a health plan serving over 200,000 members. University Healthcare is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. In addition to our clinical delivery system, we have a School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Health providing education and training for over 1,250 providers annually. We have over 2 million patient visits annually and research grants exceeding $350 million.

Responsibilities

  • Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician I.

  • Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician II.

  • Trains to be able to solve problems in the medication use process for patients and the organization.

  • Identifies and engages in organizational and department quality improvement activities to improve patient care, the medication use process, and pharmacy operations.

  • Trains to assume responsibility for the medication use process, following medication use policy and all laws, regulations, and standards applicable to pharmacy practice.

  • Learns to assess appropriate drug information and literature resources, and provide effective information to varied audiences including patients, other health care professions, and peers.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

  • Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Must be fully-matriculated and accepted in the College of Pharmacy.

Licenses Required

  • One of the following

  • Current Utah State Pharmacy Intern Licensure.

  • Current Temporary Pharmacist License issued through the State of Utah. The Pharmacy Resident program requires that you have a full Pharmacist License within 90 days of the start date of residency.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Second or Third year intern.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position involves standing for extended periods of time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 51559
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Intern (Part Time)
Shift Variable
Work Schedule 8am - 5pm and/or as needed
Location Name University of Utah Health Plans
Patient Care? No
City Murray
State UT
Department UIP CST 01H UUHP PHARMACY SVC
Category Insurance / Health Plans