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Pharmacy Intern


CVS Health

12d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Des Moines


  • Accepted into or actively enrolled in an ACPE accredited college or school of pharmacy
  • 0-3 years prior relevant work experience
  • Must possess or be in process of obtaining valid intern and/or technician licensure as required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Complete all required training within state guidelines and required timeframe
  • Ability to:
  • Have regular and predictable attendance, including nights and weekends
  • Be mobile and remain upright for extended periods of time
  • Lift, scan, and bag items
  • Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than whole hand or arm
  • Reach overhead; able to stretch or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs to grasp items
  • Extend hand(s) and arm(s) multiple directions to place, move, or lift items
  • Precision control: able to adjust machines to exact positions
  • Stoop to a considerable degree and requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles to move items between low and high positions, including bending spine at the waist
  • Visual Acuity: Close visual acuity to perform activities such as: transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, reading, visual inspection involving small parts
  • Able to orally communicate information and instructions to colleagues and customers
  • Occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs; exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability To:
  • Have regular and predictable attendance including nights and weekends
  • Complete any additional tasks as directed by supervisor or manager
  • Complete all required training and obtain required licensure (if applicable) within state guidelines.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Immunization eligibility
  • 3-5 years prior relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Once state regulations are met, pharmacy interns should strive to provide patient immunizations as this is an essential pharmacist function


  • Lead with Heart – display empathy and compassion for your patients, customers, caregivers, and colleagues on your team
  • Support your Pharmacy manager in motivating, inspiring, and developing their Pharmacy Support Staff by balancing assignments that maximize colleagues’ strengths, address development opportunities, and decrease knowledge gaps
  • Identify critical business opportunities and meaningful solutions to drive growth and improve performance in your pharmacy and work toward successfully implementing those solutions by leading your team to achieve specified goals
  • Adapt to change and adjust plans to thrive in a dynamic community healthcare setting
  • Seek new ways to grow, collaborate with others, and deliver better outcomes
  • Align others around our purpose to bring your heart to every moment of your health and gain support and commitment
  • Facilitate a team culture that promotes caring, energy, enthusiasm, and pride
  • Apply acquired knowledge to help drive healthy outcomes and differentiate CVS from competitors

Bringing our heart to every moment of your health.

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Mission & Purpose

CVS Health is a healthcare innovation company that operates retail pharmacies, manages pharmacy benefits, and provides health services through its MinuteClinic and HealthHUB locations. Their ultimate aim is to improve the quality of life for communities by making healthcare more accessible and affordable. CVS Health focuses on driving healthier outcomes and reducing healthcare costs, using its comprehensive range of services and products to support individuals on their health journey.