Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern - 4th Year
Job ID: 683635
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215


UPMC St. Margaret is hiring a Pharmacy Intern! If you are graduating in 2021 and you want to grow in your educational career this would be a great opportunity for you! Apply today to learn more!


Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager and Director, and general supervision of the Staff Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern is responsible for supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients at the UPMC Health System. These services will be provided in compliance with state and federal regulations, JCAHO Standards and the mission and policies of the hospital and department.

  • Accurately complete departmental documentation and billing by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with department procedures. Examples included, but are not limited to, dispensing and compounding records, refrigerator logs, hood-cleaning records, chemotherapy compounding records, patient/department billing, and controlled substance delivery records.
  • Assist the pharmacist with medication distribution, including, but not limited to filling medication orders, preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy and controlled substance orders, maintaining patient profiles, performing prepacking, delivering medications, and exchanging emergency medication carts.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions.
  • Develop and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Effectively use information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses.
  • Program by reviewing physician prescribing practices, assisting with design of formulary decisions, and evaluating medication error and adverse event experience.
  • Progressively, over 3 years, will assist the Drug Use and Disease State Management
  • The pharmacy intern must demonstrate behaviors that support the Mission, Vision, and Values Statement of UPMC SM, the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and contribute to the overall success of our organization.
  • Where applicable, complete clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.


  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy. 
  • Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of pharmacy. (Graduating in 2021)
  • Prior experience in pharmacy practice and career track in hospital pharmacy preferred. 
  • The candidate also must possess good communication and computer skills and work every third weekend.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy Intern Certificate Certification preferred.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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