Community Health Systems 121-044 Pharmacy Intern - PRN - All Shifts in Tucson, Arizona


Summary: Provides assistance to pharmacists who perform pharmaceutical care to patients according to professional standards and practices.

Essential Functions:

  1. Selects the correct drug, strength, dosage form and quantity. Accurately labels and packages medications under the supervision of a pharmacist. Accurately fills the automated dispensing units.

  2. Prepares and makes timely deliveries to patient units and ancillary departments.

  3. Accurately prepares sterile products (chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy) following hospital policies and procedures on aseptic technique and safe chemotherapy preparation.

  4. Completes random aseptic technique tests (i.e. random glove tests, end product testing) successfully.

  5. Completes appropriate documentation of required pharmacy department information such as cleaning logs, outdate logs, etc.

  6. Ensures secure storage and accurate records of controlled substances. Follows policies and procedures requiring distribution.

  7. Oversees and teaches new Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Interns.

  8. Demonstrates logical workload assessment and prioritization skills. Completes workload responsibilities in a timely and thorough manner.

  9. Demonstrates proficiency in software and technology and takes responsibility to maintain competency. Is able to trouble-shoot and resolve Pyxis and other related equipment issues.

  10. Completes home medication lists accurately and accurately performs other medication reconciliation tasks.


Education: High School diploma/GED preferred or equivalent experience required. Course(s)/ Training: Must be enrolled in an Accredited School of Pharmacy.

Experience: On the job training in pharmacy procedures.

Skills: Machine: Personal Computer and typewriter

Licenses/Certifications: Required: AZ Pharmacy Intern license and BLS Certification.

Job: Hospital Pharmacy

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1728322