Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Pharmacy Intern

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 






Roles & Responsibilities:


A. Clinical/Technical/Service

·         Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:


·         Audits the records of controlled substances, ensures compliance with hospital, state, and federal regulations as directed by a pharmacist, manager, or director; advises nursing and pharmacy managers of discrepancies; assists in discrepancy resolution; maintains the files of all completed controlled drug records; and ensures proper storage.



·         Issues controlled substances and prescription pads as per departmental policy under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Processes controlled substances returns and receives product into inventory. Ensures appropriate inventory on hand at all times and maintains required balances. Assists in discrepancy resolution.


·         Obtains appropriate signatures when issuing/delivering controlled substances and prescription pads.


·         Maintains a file of all receipts for the 24 hour period prior to the return of the disposition records.


·         Performs Kit-Check tray filling and tray exchange functions on an accurate and ongoing basis.


·         Routinely checks for and removes expired medications from inventory.


·         Returns re-useable medications to stock before the end of the shift.


·         Prepares medication orders for review by a pharmacist.


·         Assists in accurately filling med orders and performs statistical data collection/reporting as needed.


·         Conducts all required deliveries and other patient care area rounds in a timely fashion.


·         Repackages medications as per departmental policy.


·         Prepares parenteral and extemporaneous products under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Prepares labels and affixes to product as required.


·         Maintains work environment in a clean, neat and orderly fashion.


·         Required to enter specific data on departmental records [Temperature readings, expiration date checks, etc.]


·         Completes all required documentation.


·         Conducts nursing unit inspections.


·         Places main pharmacy stock order. Places stock into inventory and maintains adequate inventory at all times, including Pyxis units.


·          May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.



·         Currently registered & attending an accredited PharmD program. English proficiency, oral and written.

·         Previous pharmacy experience preferred.

·         Valid NYS Pharmacy Intern Permit required. Must provide permit for display in workplace.. 9436 - PHARMACY INTERNS AND RESIDENTS


Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans