Pharmacy Intern, Per Diem
Worcester, MA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job/Internship Description
Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

At UMass Memorial Health, everyone is a caregiver ‐ regardless of their title or responsibilities. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health system of Central Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 16,000 employees, working together as one health system in a relentless pursuit of healing for our patients, community and each other. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, every day.

Requisition #: 237658
Title: Pharmacy Intern, Per Diem
Schedule Details: every other weekend second shift (3P-1130P), rotating holidays
Hours: .01
Union: PDDIF
Grade: 01
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Position Summary:

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:



  • 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.


  • 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Standards of Respect:

We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial Health ‐ for our patients, our community and each other. Our six Standards of Respect are: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player and Be Kind. If you share these Standards of Respect, we hope you will join our team and help us make respect our standard for everyone, every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Memorial Health 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.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at . We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

UMass Memorial Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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