Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Pharmacist Intern Job Description

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Pharmacist intern provides timely information pertaining to investigational and pharmaceutical supplies, drug usage and compatibility, and state and federal regulations regarding drug controls.

Pharmacist Intern Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform all duties in accordance with regulatory agencies and department policies and procedures to ensure quality of services
Demonstrate understanding of order entry and other tasks associated with Pharmacy Computer System
Demonstrate sterile technique (per department policy and procedure)
Demonstrate understanding of set up, use and cleaning of Automix
Assist in unit-dose packaging and record keeping
Demonstrate understanding of floor stock replacement and charging
Demonstrate understanding of inventory management (ordering, formulary management )
Demonstrate understanding of narcotic record keeping
Show accurate calculation/verification of chemotherapy dose and admixture dilution
Demonstrate computer entry of TPNs with accurate calculation of ingredients

Pharmacist Intern Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pharmacist Intern

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, BBP, CPR, ACLS

Education for Pharmacist Intern

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pharmacist intern job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Pharmacy, Education, School of Pharmacy, Technical, Graduate, Internships, Business/Administration, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics

Skills for Pharmacist Intern

Desired skills for pharmacist intern include:

Pharmaceutical products and be able to competently discuss these products with customers and prescribers
Drug trade and generic names and pharmacy calculations
Recent developments in the field of pharmacy
Federal/state regulations as they pertain to patient information privacy
Patient privacy Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules
Standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services
Computerized unit dose and IV admixture systems
Federal and State laws
Appropriate service and business metrics and assist team on action plans to improve outcomes

Desired experience for pharmacist intern includes:

Perform functions related to Pyxis (loading and unloading of medications, review of reports)
Current unencumbered CA Intern Pharmacist license
Currently enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program
Some experience in a hospital pharmacy environment
Ability to either type medication labels or type/possess keyboard skill 30 WPM, Typing must be current within one (1) year
Performing a systematic clinical search for each drug on the Specialty List based on search criteria established by the clinical product owner

Pharmacist Intern Examples


Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a pharmacist intern. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for pharmacist intern
  • Escalates problems due to poor performance on specific lines
  • Responds to drug information questions questions regarding therapeutic errors of over the counter or prescription medications under the supervision of a pharmacist
  • Clinical duties include renal dosing, drug regimen review, antibiotic & anticoagulant monitoring
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with Pharmacist degree
  • Minimum of three (3) months of experience in HOSPITAL pharmacy
  • Pharm D or residency preferred
  • Fill routine orders for unit doses and prepackaged pharmaceuticals and performs related duties Under the supervision and direction of the pharmacy Supervisor / staff pharmacist
  • Perform quality control tests on prepared products required tests on equipment
  • Under the supervision and direction of the pharmacy Supervisor/staff pharmacist, fills routine orders for unit doses and prepackaged pharmaceuticals and performs related duties
  • Assist licensed pharmacists to formulate, fill, label and dispense medications and other health care products in accordance with regulatory requirements
Qualifications for pharmacist intern
  • Currently enrolled in a professional pharmacy program at an accredited college of Pharmacy
  • Current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist Intern in the state of Florida
  • Able to use computer equipment, databases and related pharmacy office equipment
  • State of Florida Intern License
  • Enrolled and in good standing with an Accredited Pharmacy School Program
  • Successful completion of the first professional year and a minimum of 30 credit hours of work towards a professional degree in pharmacy

Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a pharmacist intern. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for pharmacist intern
  • Perform professional duties and responsibilities associated with the processing of prescriptions in a mental health clinic pharmacy environment
  • Distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners
  • Provide information to customers about medications and their use
  • Strong focus on providing a superior level of customer service
  • Log data into the computer
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of the applicable State Board of Pharmacy
  • Be available as scheduled within regular hours of operation
  • Any other usual and customary pharmacy duties
  • Performs all activities of a Pharmacy Technician, including IV admixture preparation and duties associated with automated dispensing cabinets and other duties as assigned by the pharmacy management team
  • Must work under the direct supervision of a pharmacist
Qualifications for pharmacist intern
  • Must be registered as an Extern / Intern by the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy or Oregon State Board of Pharmacy (license requirement dependent on position location)
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Pharmacy preferred
  • Current volunteer experience at Sharp Memorial Hospital pharmacy preferred
  • Must be enrolled in accredited School of Pharmacy pursuing a Pharm.D
  • California Intern Pharmacist License
  • Completion of at least two years of undergraduate work towards a BA or BS degree

Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of pharmacist intern. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pharmacist intern
  • Provides education for patients, pharmacy staff, residents, externs, interns, students, technical students, and other healthcare workers at FHS in a positive, constructive and motivating manner
  • Assesses and documents pharmacotherapy of the patient
  • Promotes and monitors the medical/pharmacy therapeutic plan that will produce specific therapeutic outcomes for the patient
  • Evaluates and documents outcomes of drug therapy
  • Consistently coordinates and/or implements patient education program appropriate for the patient's and/or family ability, willingness and readiness to learn
  • Performs leadership functions to guide, direct, supervise and coordinate staff to efficiently achieve and maintain an orderly pharmacy unit (satellite/station)
  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
Qualifications for pharmacist intern
  • Current school rotation experience at Sharp Memorial Hospital pharmacy preferred
  • High level of skill with computers and digital devices preferred
  • Preference for demonstrated initiative
  • Currently enrolled in Pharmacy school required
  • Formal training as a Pharmacy IV Technician desired
  • Current Pharmacist Intern License in the state of Florida required

Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a pharmacist intern. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pharmacist intern
  • Ensure effective communication to all relevant parties
  • Ensure all production documentation and processes are completed as per cGMP guidelines
  • Develops and maintains the skills necessary to be functional as a pharmacy technician
  • Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient
  • Assists pharmacists with patient care activities and regulatory compliance tasks including, but not limited to, sterile compounding, controlled substance handling, medication order review, clinical consult review, medication distribution and patient education
  • Facilitates medication safety practices and continuous quality improvement
  • Promotes cost-effective drug therapy and actively participates in stewardship and medication waste prevention programs
  • Processing new patient referral prescriptions, preparation, dispensing, and monitoring of medications
  • Interns will work closely with Pharmacy Technicians in the preparation and dispensing of medications including non-sterile compounding, general dispensing, robotics
  • Interns will work closely with Pharmacy Technicians to provide client care to include, but, not limited to, patient follow-up, monitoring clinical laboratory data, working with physicians on dosing antibiotics
Qualifications for pharmacist intern
  • The applicant must have graduated from or be currently enrolled in a school of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)
  • Intern Pharmacist
  • Enrolled in an accredited College of Pharmacy post high school
  • Registration as pharmacy technician and/or pharmacy intern in the State of MO
  • No previous hospital experience is required
  • Oral and written communication skills to provide information to patients, Nursing, and the Pharmacy staff

Pharmacist Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a pharmacist intern. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pharmacist intern
  • Demonstrates willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary
  • Provides pharmaceutical expertise to the IHC leadership to improve the health of the populations and achieve success in IHC value-based initiatives
  • Proactively assesses opportunities for medication-related cost utilization, medication adherence, pharmacy related contracted measures, and comprehensive medication reviews
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret data related to pharmaceutical utilization and make recommendations for improvement based on the data
  • Displays emphasis on improving the quality of care and reducing cost
  • Communicates with and educates member providers, hospital staff and leadership
  • Works with patients and providers to contribute to care plan, promoting adherence to care plan
  • Establishes a follow-up schedule and monitors patients’ progress related to pharmacy interventions
  • Connects patients and families to community resources related to pharmaceutical interventions
  • Provides education, serving as a drug information resource
Qualifications for pharmacist intern
  • Basic computer and mathematics skill
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and computer skillsPrevious hospital experience preferred
  • Successfully completed all coursework and experiential requirement to graduate from a US school of pharmacy
  • Hold a current Pharmacy Intern license in the appropriate state
  • Enters medication orders from doctors' order sheets/prescriptions and fills according to label, ensuring that the correct product is dispensed and that the dosage form and charge quantity are in accordance with formulary

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