Pharmacy Intern
Boston, MA 
Posted 30 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Job Posting Description

At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Pharmacy Intern will be responsible for:

8 hour shifts is every other Saturday and Sunday

  • Filling and delivering medication orders/prescriptions for hospital inpatients and outpatients.
  • Filling standing inpatient medication orders in individual cassettes following computer generated lists and fills new orders/prescriptions from physician orders.
  • Delivering cassettes and individual medications to units and collects new medication orders according to established procedures and schedules.
  • Preparing patient medications in accordance with established protocols, methods and techniques.
  • Preparing special dilutions of non-controlled and controlled substances as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required.
  • Receiving and filling pharmaceutical supply requests for nursing units, satellite locations and other areas.
  • Monitoring, restocking and rotating routine supplies, removing and replacing outdated products and processing related patient charges and credits.
  • Performing routine quality control and equipment maintenance tasks according to established procedures and schedules.
  • Answering, screening and routing telephone calls as needed. Refers any medical/drug information questions or administrative inquiries to the pharmacist.
  • Training to measure, mix and compound automated TPNs, irrigations, and chemotherapy drugs in specified volumes, dosages and concentrations.
  • Training to prepare research study medications as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Massachusetts Pharmacy Intern license.
  • Completed two years of education at an approved College/School of Pharmacy in which the candidate is currently enrolled.
  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.
  • Ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions or requests for information.

Boston Children's Hospital requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Flu, (unless you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption).

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


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