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KPH Healthcare Services, Inc. Pharmacy Student Intern - Long Term Care in Lenexa, Kansas


For over 50 years, the HealthDirect team has been dedicated to the unique pharmacy needs of individuals residing in Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as correctional facilities and group homes.”. On a daily basis our team provides prescription medications, over-the-counter products, clinical consulting services, and specialty pharmacy services to more than 50,000 residents.

HealthDirect is a division of KPH Healthcare Services, a billion dollar, 100% employee owned provider of pharmaceutical and healthcare services. KPH is comprised of four divisions – Kinney Drugs, ProAct Inc., HealthDirect and Noble Health Services. The family of KPH Healthcare Services began with Kinney Drugs retail in 1903. All KPH family company values stem from Kinney’s long-standing commitment to trust and community-minded health solutions.

As a team, HealthDirect has achieved significant growth. Over the past 6 years we have grown from four pharmacies in two states to 20 pharmacies across eight states. Our team has grown to over 900 employees and we are looking to add another – possibly you!

Scope of Responsibilities: Works under direct supervision of a pharmacist. Follows standard procedures to accomplish assigned tasks. May assist in orienting and training employees

Job Summary : Gains knowledge and experience required for licensure as a registered Pharmacists under direction of experienced personnel by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. Assist the professional staff in the triaging, processing and delivery of prescriptions to the patient. Assist in the management of the Pharmacy Inventory and Third-Party Receivables


Job Duties:

  • Receive training and perform duties in pharmacy department to become familiar with staff functions, operations, management viewpoints and company policy and practices that affect pharmacy business

  • Observe experienced workers to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures, and standards for performance of Pharmacist duties

  • Follow all State and Federal guidelines governing the practice of Pharmacy

  • Follows the Kinney Standard of Practice to dispense prescriptions and counsel patients

  • Insure that every prescription has been checked by a pharmacist prior to dispensing to the patient

  • Assist in the initial submission, and resubmission (as required) of all third-party claims

  • Assist in the management of the pharmacy inventory, including transmitting, processing and receiving orders to the Kinney Warehouse and additional suppliers as needed

  • Assist in the checking of pharmacy inventory for outdates and processing all returns

  • Locating prescription files and other manual records from storage as needed

  • Prepare and file manual records for pharmacist signatures and review

  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all patient information

  • Maintains and develops professional relationships with doctors and others in the health service professions

  • Maintains an awareness of developments in the Pharmacy and Health Care Services fields that relate to job responsibilities and integrates them into own practice

  • Must keep current with all State and Federal requirements as related to conditions of employment

  • Perform duties of Pharmacy Clerk as needed

  • Perform all store clerk duties as needed

  • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Job Requirements :

  • Valid, limited Intern permit to practice pharmacy under the immediate personal supervision of a licensed pharmacist

Attendance Requirements:

  • Must be available, and on-time for scheduled work shifts

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum: Successful Completion of the first year of professional course work at an approved School of Pharmacy


  • Preferred previous experience as Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern

Special Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal background check

  • Drug Test

  • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring

Job Skill Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong organization skills

  • Requires the ability to stand throughout the duration of the shift

  • Mandatory Training: Successful Completion of the Kinney Pharmacy Technician Training Program

  • Limited lifting up to lift 80 lbs

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment and/or random drug screening test

Required Training:

  • HIPPA Privacy Course

  • HIPPA Security Course

  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course

  • MethGuard Course

  • HIPPA Privacy CE Mastery Exam

  • HIPPA Security CE Mastery Exam

  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse CE Mastery Exam

  • MethGuard CE Mastery Exam

Behavioral Traits Required:

  • Cooperation: Must work harmoniously and effectively with fellow employees, supervisors and other in contact with

  • Initiative: Must work within supervision guidelines and assume additional responsibilities

  • Flexibility: Must be willing to work variable work schedules, assist others as requested and available, and be willing to perform all assigned work

  • Adaptability: Must respond to new situations in a positive way, accept change, support new ideas, master new routines and grasp explanations, apply current knowledge in new environments and experiences

  • Involvement: Must enjoy the demands of the job and work with interest and enthusiasm

  • Customer Service: Must provide appropriate customer service (for Kinney customers, fellow employees and business partners), listen attentively to their needs and respond appropriately

  • Safety: Must take care of equipment and employ good safety habits

  • Leadership: Must gain acceptance of ideas and accomplish goals through subordinates, peers and teams

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Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa

Posted Date 3 months ago (12/11/2020 9:08 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6092

# of Openings 2

Category Pharmacy

Location : Location US-KS-Lenexa