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Pharmacy Intern

req # 127949 Location Akron, Ohio Facilities Akron General Medical Center Professional Area Pharmacy Department 9573 Pharmacy-Cleveland Clinic Akron General Jobcode AK0886 Schedule Part Time Shift PRN

Job Details

Under the direction of a pharmacist, receives practical training towards becoming a competent pharmacist to ensure the appropriate selection, dosing, administration, and dispensing of medication orders.


  • Under pharmacist supervision, reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems.
  • Recommends dosing and formulary alternatives when appropriate.
  • Compounds and prepares medications for delivery to patient care areas.
  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited College of Pharmacy program.


  • Current State Board of Pharmacy Intern License (PH/INT) prior to the start date.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical physical demands include ability to perform job while standing, reaching, stretching and sitting for prolonged periods; manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer functions of job.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.