Pharmacy Intern

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!


Christiana Pharmacy Department is currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Student Intern to work a minimum of 24 hours per week during summer and holiday breaks, which could include days, evenings, midnights and weekends with one holiday, required annually.


The ChristianaCare Newark campus and Wilmington campus in-patient pharmacies operate 24 hours a day.



Assists the pharmacist in providing timely, efficient, cost effective, and appropriate pharmaceutical care to the patient

Delivers and exchanges 24-hour cart fill medications

Makes rounds of nursing areas for medication drop-off and pick up discontinued medications

Prepare medications through appropriate compounding procedures and aseptic sterile techniques in accordance with USP 795, 797 and 800 (hazardous medications) in a timely manner

Reorder medications in short supply and restock picking station and other areas of the pharmacy

Manage Automated Dispensing Cabinets (AcuDose) inventory, including accurate selection and loading of medications

Inspect medications at nursing units, including refrigerators and AcuDose cabinets. Ensures that medications are stored properly and that only in date medications are stored. Removes discontinued medication.

Answer telephones and greet personnel coming into the pharmacy, answering any questions they may have.



Currently in pre-pharmacy or first professional year of an ACPE accredited Pharm.D. program

Desire to pursue a career in hospital pharmacy practice

Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred, but other pharmacy experience will be evaluated for hospital equivalency

Knowledge of generic and trade names of formulary drugs

Ability to type and perform basic math calculations

Computer experience preferred

Strength and endurance is necessary to push the medicine carts back and forth to nursing stations


Physical Demands:

Standing and walking up to 8 miles a day with intermittent sitting

Some pushing, pulling, or lifting (up to 50 lbs) and manual dexterity



EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.


Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 862057

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 06, 2021