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Fairview Health Services 2 Yr Student Pharmacist-Hosp in Minneapolis, 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 and medication safety activities.

  • Responsible for accurate and complete billing to payers.

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

  • Identify additional opportunities to improve patient care and the performance of the pharmacy department

  • Participate in team meetings/discussions with clinical pharmacy specialists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy students and technicians.

  • Foster an environment of teamwork with other department staff and customers.

  • Provide training and education to other staff members.

  • Provide customer service focused team approach to internal and external customers


Minimum Education

  • Finished First Year of Pharmacy School

Minimum License/Certification/Registration

  • Current Minnesota Pharmacy Intern License

Additional Requirements:

Working knowledge of third party pay plans. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Proficient in the English language. Ability to manage time and people effectively. Good attention to detail. Ability to follow policies and procedures.

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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-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (11/1/2021 5:20 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-82426

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

Speciality Pharmacy

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Pharmacy - Inpatient