Pharmacy Intern

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone is a Caregiver
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 203183
Title: Pharmacy Intern
Department: Pharmacy
Grade: TEC6
Posting Date: May 12, 2020
Shift: Mixed
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

Every other weekend 3P-11:30P, rotating holidays

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and technician supervisor, performs medication related tasks such as packaging, preparation of all forms of medications, record keeping, and all aspects of drug distribution. As competency allows, may assist the pharmacist in specific functions requiring judgment based on appropriate pharmacist oversight. 

Major Responsibilities:
  • Reviews, evaluates and clarifies physician medication orders.
  • Processes orders using pharmacy computer system. Delivers patient medications to patient’s rooms and medication room areas.
  • Checks for accuracy of all drugs assembled or prepared by pharmacy technicians, prior to release for distribution.
  • Assembles, prepares, and delivers, as necessary, drugs to patient care areas.
  • Reviews physician orders and interacts with physicians and nurses, as necessary, relative to appropriateness of therapeutic regimens with preceptor oversight.

Position Qualifications:

Pharmacy Intern license



Massachusetts registration as an intern with the Board of Registration in Pharmacy is required based on completion of two years of education within a pharmacist internship program OR designated status as a student beyond the second professional year, in an approved college/school of pharmacy in which the candidate is currently enrolled.



Familiarity with pharmacy technology and equipment. Ability to troubleshoot technical problems of moderate to high complexity.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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