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Pharmacy Intern - Tucson



24d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Tucson

AI generated summary

  • Current pharmacy student with fluency in English, flexibility for evening/weekend shifts, and ideally six months of retail experience and prior work with Walgreens. Strong math skills necessary for prescription accuracy.
  • Engage with customers to provide excellent service, assist pharmacists in prescription processing, counseling patients, and maintaining inventory. Uphold company policies, handle cash transactions, and participate in training to stay current in healthcare and pharmacy practices.


  • Are you a current student enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy program?
  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English. (Except in Puerto Rico)
  • Requires willingness to work flexible schedule, including evening and weekend hours.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer six months of experience in a retail environment.
  • Prefer to have prior work experience with Walgreens.
  • Prefer good math skills so they can fill prescriptions accurately, including counting, measuring and weighing medications.


  • Customer Experience:
  • Engages customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolves customer issues and answers questions to ensure a positive customer experience.
  • Models and shares customer service best practices with all team members to deliver a distinctive and delightful customer experience, including interpersonal habits (e.g., greeting, eye contact, courtesy, etc.) and Walgreens service traits (e.g., offering help proactively, identifying needs, servicing until satisfied, etc.).
  • Develops strong relationships with customers.
  • Operations:
  • Learn from store and pharmacy team members, field leadership, team members and customers/patients
  • Under the supervision by the pharmacist, assist in the practice of pharmacy, in accordance with state, federal, and company policy. Reviews and complies with the Walgreen Co. Pharmacy Code of Conduct.
  • Performs duties as assigned and supervised by the pharmacist in accordance with Walgreens standard operating procedures for entering, third party processing, filling, and dispensing prescriptions.
  • Assists pharmacists and other healthcare providers in delivering patient care and services that are within the state scope of practice for pharmacy interns including patient counseling and other health services (i.e. blood pressure, medication therapy management).
  • Immediately reports prescription errors to pharmacist on duty and adheres to Company policies and procedures in relation to pharmacy errors and the Quality Improvement Program.
  • Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing
  • Responsible and accountable for registering all related sales on assigned cash register, collects and handles cash as required. Takes customer to OTC aisle when possible to assist in locating products.
  • Handles telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians.
  • Assists and supports Pharmacy Department on inventory management activities, such as, ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipment of pharmaceuticals. Maintains knowledge of Company asset protection techniques, and files claims for warehouse overages (merchandise received, but not billed), shortages (merchandise billed, but not received), order errors or damaged goods involving Rx drugs.
  • Assists with exterior and interior maintenance by ensuring the Pharmacy Department is stocked with adequate supplies, clean, neat and orderly in condition and appearance.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures; maintains respectful relationships with coworkers.
  • Complete special assignments and other tasks as assigned.
  • Training & Personal Development:
  • Complete required training
  • Maintains knowledge and skill in healthcare and pharmacy, including latest news and developments.


What will I be responsible for as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson?

As a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson, you will be responsible for assisting the pharmacist and pharmacy team members in providing the best patient experience, processing prescriptions, obtaining patient and drug information using pharmacy systems, and learning pharmacy policy and procedures.

What skills should I possess to excel in this role as a Pharmacy Intern?

To excel as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson, you should possess strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Will I have the opportunity to learn and grow in this role as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson?

Yes, as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow by working closely with experienced pharmacists, participating in training programs, and gaining hands-on experience in a pharmacy setting.

How can I provide the best patient experience as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson?

You can provide the best patient experience as a Pharmacy Intern in Tucson by being attentive to patient needs, following pharmacy policy and procedures, ensuring accuracy in prescription processing, and delivering exceptional customer service.

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Mission & Purpose

Walgreens is a leading pharmacy and retail company in the United States, providing a wide range of health and wellness products, prescription medications, and services. Their ultimate aim is to champion the health and well-being of communities by offering convenient and accessible healthcare solutions. Walgreens focuses on improving health outcomes and ensuring that customers have access to essential health services and products.