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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.19

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied


The pharmacy intern serves a dual function within the Pharmacy Department and the Medical Center: 1) assist pharmacists with their day to day duties and responsibilities by learning and performing the technical aspects of pharmacy practice, 2) learn to function at the level of staff pharmacist by learning and performing the duties of the position and attaining competency to apply pharmacotherapy knowledge to the patient care setting. The primary goal of the pharmacy intern is development into a competent practitioner upon graduation and licensure. All duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy intern are performed under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist acting as preceptor according to the State Board of Pharmacy regulations.


Currently enrolled in an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy AND holds or is eligible for a Pennsylvania Pharmacy Intern License and is in good standing with the State Board of Pharmacy


Student in first two years of college AND has been accepted into an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy

Each intern must register a Hershey Medical Center pharmacist as their Intern preceptor according to the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

Must exhibit good verbal and written communication skills, enthusiasm for the profession of pharmacy, and compassion for patients.

Must be able to physically perform functions such as: 1)lifting and transporting of cartons and medications, 2)telephone communication, 3)computer order/data entry, 4)preparation of intravenous and extemporaneous compounding.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union:Non Bargained

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About Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. The 501-bed Medical Center is a provider of high-level, patient-focused medical care. Annually the Medical Center admits more than 26,000 patients, accepts more than 766,000 outpatient visits, receives nearly 48,000 patients for emergency room visits and performs more than 23,000 surgical procedures. The Medical Center campus also includes Penn State College of Medicine (Penn State University's medical school), Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital -- the region's only children's hospital.