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Fairview Health Services 2nd Yr Student Pharmacist-Retail in Burnsville, Minnesota


Provide clinical care to patients of the pharmacy. Assist the pharmacy manager in the operation and management of the pharmacy. Provide indirect supervision for support staff and ensure adherence to all policies and procedures.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Provide appropriate clinical care including patient counseling and prospective drug use evaluation to all patients receiving their medication therapy from the Pharmacy.

Perform initial patient evaluation as it pertains to the prescribed therapies. Collect, analyze, interpret, and evaluate appropriate data relative to medication therapy.

Evaluate the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and makes recommendations for the modification of drug therapy.

Evaluate the significance and clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy.

Monitor patient records for potential drug interactions as well as patient allergies.

Provide counseling and answer questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.

Provide prescription drug therapy to patients/customers ensuring accurate labeling and dispensing of medications in a timely fashion.

Identify and resolve patient specific medication related problems and issues in the patient’s best interest.

Ensure dispensing of prescriptions in accordance with all legal requirements, regulatory agencies, third party contracts, and Fairview Pharmacy Services Policy and Procedures.

Responsible for error management activities.

Responsible for accurate and complete billing to payers.

Utilize all technologies to ensure accuracy and efficiency in the dispensing process.

Assist site manager in training and supervision of pharmacy support personnel as necessary.

Provide work direction to technical personnel, prioritize assignments, ensure that tasks are completed in an accurate and timely fashion and follow-up with appropriate feedback.

Responsible for all pharmacy operations in the pharmacy manager’s absence.

Maintain proficiency in the skills and theory of the practice of pharmacy by reviewing literature, attending in-services, seminars and conferences.

  • Vaccination administration

  • Counsel/educate patients

  • Leadership/management roles

  • Personal/Professional development

  • Entering prescriptions into computer database

  • Dispensing medications

  • Assisting clients at the cash register

  • Working with insurance companies

  • Contacting referring physicians’ offices with questions over prescription

  • Supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications.

  • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone, answering questions and requests, and referring inquiries to the pharmacist.

  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt, and removing outdated drugs.

  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions, preparing labels, calculating quantities, and compounding.

  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.

  • Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.

  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.


  • Completion of a 1st year Pharm.d program (intern status in MN)

  • Current enrollment in a Pharm.d program

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago (6/14/2021 1:06 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-74662

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview Clinics-Burnsville

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Pharmacy - Burnsville Med