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Pharmacy Intern

Category: Pharmacy
CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Department: InPt Pharmacy CH
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Days: varies
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 07/01/2020
Requisition Number: hrq-97987

Job Details

  • At Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the inpatient pharmacy has the best of both worlds - an innovative academic environment in a community hospital setting. The pharmacy at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a dynamic department with cutting edge clinical services and state of the art automation and technology. We utilize EPIC for our Electronic Health Record (EHR), Pyxis technology for dispensing and have bedside bar coding implemented in all inpatient areas. All of the services we provide are performed with a focus on optimizing clinical outcomes and patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction and improving the financial sustainability of the organization.
    The inpatient pharmacy team of pharmacists, technicians and interns work under the direction of the inpatient pharmacy manager to ensure safe medication dispensing, compounding and distribution.

    Job Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Manager, Inpatient Pharmacy and the immediate supervision of the Pharmacists, and within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures, the Pharmacy Intern performs various non-judgmental aspects of pharmaceutical care in an inpatient pharmacy setting. Primary, essential job functions involve drug packaging and compounding (both non-sterile and sterile), drug transport, inventory management, record-keeping, drug monitoring and staff training. A commitment to patient safety, customer satisfaction, and efficient / effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation, and performance improvement is required.

    Qualifications/Requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate is required. Student working towards a degree in pharmacy. Must have a current pharmacy intern registration in good standing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy.


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