Pharmacy Intern, Per Diem
Worcester, MA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job/Internship Description
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 #: 230190

Title: Pharmacy Intern

Department: Pharmacy

Grade: TEC5

Posting Date: 8/10/2022

Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Per Diem

Union: Non-Union

Hours: Per Diem

Shift Length: Per Diem

Schedule Details: every other weekend second shift (3P-1130P), rotating holidays

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

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:

Acknowledge | Listen | Communicate | Be Responsive | Be a Team Player | Be Kind

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, UMMH 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
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