Pharmacy Intern - Outpatient Pharmacy
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 3 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job/Internship Description

Date Posted:

December 06, 2021


70007908 Community Pharmacy Abbott Northwestern Heart Hospital


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Responsible for preparing, dispensing, and checking medications, obtaining medication histories, and ensuring effective flow of operations within the pharmacy. Interns work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Provides assistance and support to the pharmacists and technicians in the clinical and distributive operations of the department.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities
  • Prepares, checks, and dispenses medications.
    • Fills first doses and refill floor stock.
    • May perform data entry, adjudication, filing, and selling prescription duties.
    • May review clinical data on patient profile for clinical appropriateness.
    • May perform first or second checks to ensure accuracy of data entry, clinical components, and filling process.
    • Compounds and documents extemporaneous doses.
    • Prepackages and documents solid and liquid dosage forms in unit dose and unit of use packaging.
    • Audits automated dispensing cabinet medications.
    • Fills automated dispensing cabinet medications, cart fill & stock outs.
    • May compound and prepares IV admixtures and syringes.
    • May admix chemotherapy bags and syringes.
  • Performs medication distribution.
    • Deliver medications, IVs and supplies as needed.
    • Gathers medications that have been discontinued on the floor.
    • Restocks medications used on crash carts and other emergency boxes/kits.
    • Delivers medications into automated dispensing cabinets.
    • May order, receive, unpack, and check incoming stock against invoice and put away.
    • May assist the buyer and keep them informed of inventory needs.
    • May perform inventory management process.
  • Performs admission medication histories.
    • Performs medication reconciliation interview with patient.
    • Utilizes nursing home medication administration records to complete medication reconciliation.
    • Accesses and applies information from electronic health record.
    • Communicates with overseeing pharmacist regarding reconciliation and recommendations.
    • May provide clinical/informational services to patients, medical staff, and other healthcare professional.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • High School or GED required and
  • Completion of one year at an accredited College of Pharmacy preferred or
  • Enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy working towards a Pharmacist degree required or
  • Foreign-trained pharmacist working towards state Pharmacist licensure required
  • Less than 2 Years experience in Pharmacy preferred
  • Pharmacy Intern Certification/Registration upon hire required or
  • Pharmacy Intern Certification/Registration if registered Pharmacy Technician upon hire within 1 Year required

Leadership Capabilities
  • See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.
    • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture
    • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation
    • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions
    • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement

  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.
    • I help my team connect to the broader mission
    • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me
    • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change
    • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems

  • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.
    • I role-model self-care and ongoing development
    • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success
    • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning
    • I candidly advocate for the resources I need
    • I support my colleagues in their development and growth

  • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.
    • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
    • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
    • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
    • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
    • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.
    • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues
    • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners
    • I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved
    • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes

Functional Competencies

    Physical Demands
    Light Work:
    Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

    Additional Job Description:

    Pre-employment Drug Screen

    • This role requires that all external and internal applicants successfully pass a drug test before beginning work. A positive test result and/or refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.

    Allina Health Heart Hospital Pharmacy is open 24/7/365 and intern shifts occur on a weekend rotation during the school year, then the scheduling opens up during the summers. Shifts are 8 hours and start as early as 7am and end as late as 9pm.

    Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


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    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Part Time
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