Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern
Job ID: 683260
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Day Job
Department: Central Pharmacy
Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550


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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. Where applicable, complete clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.
  • 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. Assist the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions.
  • Effectively use information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses. Progressively, over 3 years, will assist the Drug Use and Disease State Management Program by reviewing physician prescribing practices, assisting with design of formulary decisions, and evaluating medication error and adverse event experience. Develop and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.


  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • 2022, 2021, 2020 graduates preferred.  
  • Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of pharmacy. 
  • 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:
  • Registration with PA State Board of Pharmacy as an intern
  • 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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