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Pharmacy Intern I

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need a MA Pharmacy Intern license, 2 years of pharmacy education, analytical skills, and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • You will fill and deliver medication orders, prepare patient medications, restock supplies, answer phone calls, and assist in compounding medications such as TPNs and chemotherapy drugs.

Off-cycle Internship



  • At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.


  • A Massachusetts Pharmacy Intern license.
  • Completed two years of education at an approved College/School of Pharmacy in which the candidate is currently enrolled.
  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.
  • Ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions or requests for information.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Filling and delivering medication orders/prescriptions for hospital inpatients and outpatients.
  • Filling standing inpatient medication orders in individual cassettes following computer generated lists and fills new orders/prescriptions from physician orders.
  • Delivering cassettes and individual medications to units and collects new medication orders according to established procedures and schedules.
  • Preparing patient medications in accordance with established protocols, methods and techniques.
  • Preparing special dilutions of non-controlled and controlled substances as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required.
  • Receiving and filling pharmaceutical supply requests for nursing units, satellite locations and other areas.
  • Monitoring, restocking and rotating routine supplies, removing and replacing outdated products and processing related patient charges and credits.
  • Performing routine quality control and equipment maintenance tasks according to established procedures and schedules.
  • Answering, screening and routing telephone calls as needed. Refers any medical/drug information questions or administrative inquiries to the pharmacist.
  • Training to measure, mix and compound automated TPNs, irrigations, and chemotherapy drugs in specified volumes, dosages and concentrations.
  • Training to prepare research study medications as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required.


Work type

Part time

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