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Children's Hospital Boston Pharmacy Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

56532BRTitle:Pharmacy InternDepartment:Patient Services-PharmacyAutoReqId:56532BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:8 Job Category:PharmacyJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Pharmacy Intern will be responsible for:

  • 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  • Monitoring, restocking and rotating routine supplies, removing and replacing outdated products and processing related patient charges and credits.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.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.

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.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular