Pharmacy Graduate Intern - Full Time - Variable


Job Summary

Utilizing special knowledge and background of drug terminology, assists pharmacist in the preparation and delivery of medications.  Helps maintain records and drug inventories.  Maintains dispensing and store room areas in neat, clean, and stocked condition for safe and efficient operation of the Pharmacy.  Assists pharmacist and the Pharmacy in provision or required services and meeting goals and objectives.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Under pharmacist supervision, reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems.
  • Compounds and prepares medications for delivery to patient care areas, demonstrating proficiency with unit dose drug distribution, repacking doses, aseptic technique IV room procedures and USP standard.
  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.
  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
  • Supports pharmacy operations with activities related to inventory, stocking, storeroom maintenance, procurement, automated dispensing, nursing station reviews, recordkeeping, quality and performance improvement projects, etc. 
  • Handles controlled substances per policies and Federal/state regulations.
  • Uses professional customer service skills in all interactions and on the phone.
  • Performs related duties as assigned. 

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Enrollment in, or graduate of, an ACPE accredited college of Pharmacy or NYS registration as a Pharmacy Intern.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate accuracy and timeliness; has excellent organizational skills.


  • Familiarity with computer software applications.  
  • Good organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines

Licensure/Certification Requirements


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  90496 
Shift Variable
Shift Hours Worked  7.50
FTE 0.94 
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION-8 HR
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $19.00 - $32.00 Hourly

Nearest Major Market: Utica