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UPMC complies with all governmental requirements related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. The Jan. 13 Supreme Court of the United States decision that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate will move forward requires UPMC to ensure employees either get vaccinated or receive a requested medical or religious exemption.

If you are not yet vaccinated, we urge you to get a vaccine now. You can schedule your COVID-19 vaccination through UPMC or visit a non-UPMC provider or UPMC Urgent Care location.

Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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Pharmacy Intern

  • Job ID: 220001CM
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.75 to $22.66 / hour

Description

Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager and Director, Drug Use and Disease State Management, and general supervision of the Staff Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Intern is responsible for supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients at UPMC. These services will be provided in compliance with state and federal regulations, The Joint Commission Standards and the mission and policies of the hospital and departments. The internship provides a hands-on experience and a challenging environment to progressively develop the operational and clinical skills to grow in the field of pharmacy.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately completes 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.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication distribution, delivering medication, refilling automated dispensing cabinets, 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.
  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations. Conveys a positive, professional image.
  • Develops and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels and assist with dispensing medications.
  • Participate in filling of medication orders maintaining patient profiles, performing prepackaging.
  • Prepare IV admixtures/chemotherapy and controlled substance orders.
  • Prepare drug information responses and medication use evaluations.
  • Where applicable, complete clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.

Qualifications

  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy, entering P1 year or above, and applied for intern license. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy Intern Certificate Certification preferred.
  • For Maryland only: Pharmacy Intern licensed required.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.  

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