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🚀 Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Pharmacist Intern – Behavioral Health

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25d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Kansas City

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  • The candidate must be a currently enrolled Doctor of Pharmacy student, have an active licensure as a pharmacist intern, be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. They should have completed at least one Therapeutics Course, have knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology, and possess strong mathematical, analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
  • The Pharmacist Intern - Behavioral Health will distribute medications, provide information to customers, perform clerical duties, ensure compliance with relevant laws, administer immunizations, exhibit superior customer service, maintain a safe workspace, comply with regulations, and protect patient information.

Off-cycle Internship

HealthcareKansas City


  • The Pharmacist Intern will be working as part of Genoa Healthcare, which is a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses. At Genoa, you will be a part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness – and those who care for them – have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services – in-clinic pharmacies, medication management and more – are leading the way to a new level of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.


  • Currently enrolled in a Doctor of Pharmacy program, with first year completed before start of internship
  • Active Licensure as a pharmacist intern in state of employment before start of internship
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Completion of at least one Therapeutics Course
  • Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology
  • Proven adequate mathematical, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Proven solid oral and written communication skills

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners
  • Provide information to customers about medications and their use
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing patient records and processing insurance claims
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of the applicable State Board of Pharmacy
  • Administration of immunizations as allowed by state boards of pharmacy
  • Any other usual and customary pharmacy duties.
  • Consistently exhibit behavior and communication skills that demonstrate the company’s commitment to superior customer service, including quality care and concern with internal and external customers
  • Adhere to having a safe and secure workspace and communicate with their leadership when that safety (equipment, system, information) is compromised
  • Comply with policies, rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Pharmacy, and other applicable regulatory bodies
  • Use, protect, and disclose patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Jun 2, 2024


Kansas City