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Pharmerica | Saint Louis, Missouri
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Job Description

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica Hospital Services division is recruiting a Pharmacy Intern to join our team.


Summary: This position is a learning opportunity for a student pharmacist to shadow practicing pharmacists in a professional setting.


Essential Functions:

  • Under the supervision of the licensed Pharmacist, practice record-keeping duties.
  • Learn how to review physician orders and enter medication orders into the computer
  • Assist with patient consultation and admission medication histories and discharge medication reviews
  • Learn how to prepare IV solutions in compliance with USP797 standards
  • Learn the Joint Commission standards
  • Check for possible harmful interactions among different drugs.
  • Works under direct pharmacist supervision.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required
  • Currently enrolled in School of Pharmacy or accredited program
  • Intern Pharmacist License if required by state
  • Occasional weekend rotation shifts



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About Pharmerica

PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services company. The Company services healthcare facilities and provides management pharmacy services to hospitals. It operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 40 states. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to 84 hospitals in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: institutional pharmacies, which provides pharmacy services to nursing centers and other healthcare providers, and the hospital pharmacy management business, which provides management services to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.'s (Kindred) hospitals. On July 9, 2008, the Company purchased the 49% minority interest held by a third-party in its joint ventures. On November 1, 2008, the Company acquired an institutional pharmacy business providing medications, pharmacy and medical supplies and services to residents of skilled nursing homes. (Source: 10-K)

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