Mount Carmel Health System
July 10, 2024
Columbus, Ohio
Job Type


Pharmacy Intern I: Pharmacy Administration- Mount Carmel St. Ann's

Location Westerville, Ohio, 43081 Category Pharmacy Services Job Id 00516182

Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


*** Seeking incoming P1 students ***

Are you interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy leadership following graduation, including completion of a Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) residency? We are pleased to announce that we are recruiting the FIRST Administrative Pharmacy Intern at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio. Through our longitudinal program, the Administrative Pharmacy Intern will be exposed to many different areas of pharmacy practice to prepare them for the rigors of a residency program and career in pharmacy leadership. MCSA Pharmacy interns complete a longitudinal curriculum with emphasis on pharmacy operations and exposure to clinical pharmacy practice, working alongside experience pharmacists daily. The Administrative Pharmacy Intern will also be exposed to projects and daily responsibilities of site and system pharmacy leaders to gain valuable working leadership experience as they progress towards graduation. Ideal candidates will be entering their P1 (or equivalent) year of pharmacy school and be highly motivated, enjoy a fast-paced environment, passionate about pharmacy practice, and have a career goal of pursuing a HSPAL residency.Why Mount Carmel?

With five hospitals, over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics, a college of nursing, a Medicare Advantage plan, and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one
  • Generous paid time off programs
  • Relocation assistance for eligible new colleagues
  • Employee recognition incentive program
  • Tuition/professional development reimbursement
  • Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities' at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Why Columbus?

The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest – ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market. And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus. Learn more at!

About the job:

The Pharmacy Intern assists the pharmacist in assuring timely and accurate provision of medications to patients. Routine intern functions are performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. These functions may include unit dose dispensing, intravenous admixing, inventory control, record keeping and billing, and the extensive use of equipment and automated technology. Based on ability, experience, and performance, the Pharmacy Intern may perform increasingly clinical activities of the pharmacy, under direct supervision of a pharmacist.

What we are looking for:

  • Education: Enrolled and in good standing at an accredited College of Pharmacy program
  • Licensure / Certification: Current licensure as a Pharmacy Intern with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy
  • Experience: Previous hospital pharmacy and/or pharmacy intern experience is preferred
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Ability to follow procedures and accept increasing levels of responsibilities commensurate with knowledge and skill attainment.

What you will do:

  • Assists the pharmacist in the technical and professional functions required in the preparation, dispensing, record keeping, counseling, and delivery of medications using proper aseptic technique, correct calculations, proper documentation, and appropriate use of clinical resources.
  • Prepares intravenous admixtures and other sterile products, including chemotherapy by using proper aseptic technique.
  • Compounds medications by using proper technique and calculations (ie. ointments, creams, oral liquids, enteral tube feeding preparations).
  • Assists the pharmacist in the filling of orders/prescriptions.
  • Prepares sterile products; properly labels medications and maintains records of packaging as required by department Policy and Procedures and state and federal law
  • Assists the pharmacist in providing drug information to patients and other health care professionals, advising on proper methods, usage, and cautions associated with medications.
  • Prepares and restocks drugs for automated dispensing cabinets.
  • Performs clinical duties under direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, including medication reconciliation, adverse drug event reviews, renal dosing, medication utilization reviews, patient rounds with physicians, presentations for education purposes, and other clinical duties as directed by preceptor.
  • Assists in the management of pharmacy inventory by providing information to pharmacy purchasing, removing expired contaminated or deteriorated stock when detected, helping maintain perpetual inventories, and processing non-formulary requests.

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