Pharmacy Intern

  • Requisition ID: 178270
  • Department: 200211 Pharmacy
  • Schedule: Per Diem - Non Benefited
  • Shift: Varies
  • Category: Allied Health

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for providing timely preparation and distribution of medications and IV solutions, and pharmaceutical care for staff and patients within established guidelines and statutory requirements.


This position is responsible for obtaining an accurate and comprehensive list of a patient’s medication regimen upon admission, while in the Emergency Department or prior to planned surgery in conjunction with the patient, family, pharmacies and other health care personnel.


It is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards include, but are not limited to: radiation, toxic chemicals, biological hazards, heat, noise, dust and stress. Renown Health System has a Safety Management Program in place addressing these issues.




Nature and Scope

This position is challenged to provide pharmaceutical care under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist to each of its customers to varying extent; the preparation, distribution, and handling of pharmaceuticals; advice for administration, provision of drug information and general drug therapy monitoring within Renown Health System.  


The major challenge is to harmoniously bridge the distributive responsibilities of the pharmacy with the clinical responsibilities. This position is responsible for ensuring that medications are dispensed in a timely, accurate manner with the assistance of the technical staff. In addition, this position is responsible for identifying, evaluating, and interpreting drug therapy in various areas. The incumbent can recommend appropriate drug therapy to the physician, monitor therapy per protocol, and is expected to initiate appropriate formulary procedures.


The incumbent must provide optimal patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of neonatal, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients and families.


Per State law, all orders for prescription and non-prescription medications prepared by an intern must be checked and initialed by a licensed pharmacist prior to being dispensed.


The incumbent is challenged to assist in the training of pharmacy technicians and students.


The incumbent will be responsible for all activities of pharmacy technicians to ensure that those activities are performed completely, safely and without risk to patients.


The incumbent will be required to work varying shifts and days to meet the needs of the department which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Overtime may be required.


The incumbent is expected to attend on a regular basis staff meetings, pharmacist meetings, technician meetings, etc. 


This position does not provide patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. 


Applicants with previous hospital experience preferred.


Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Intern Pharmacist license.



Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Type 25 WPM.  




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