Pharmacy Intern (Per Diem) - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Prepares medications for inpatients, outpatients and employees as per departmental policies and ensures verification of each transaction by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.

  1. Compounds sterile and non-sterile products as per protocol, ensuring final verification by a pharmacist.
  2. Dispenses (with pharmacist supervision) and maintains accurate records of dispensing controlled substances, tax-free alcohol and investigational new drugs.
  3. Demonstrates ability to operate required equipment, e.g., unit-dose repackaging, total parenteral nutrition compounder, laminar flow hoods, etc.
  4. Ensures an adequate inventory of medications and supplies is maintained. Routinely checks for and removes expired medications from inventory.
  5. Audits controlled drug disposition records for patient care units and reports discrepancies and unusual use patterns to a manger or director.
  6. Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas.
  7. Returns reusable medication to stock before the end of the shift.
  8. Accurately fills unit-dose cassettes and performs statistical count of all doses dispensed.
  9. Conducts all required deliveries and other patient care rounds in a timely fashion.
  10. Obtains required signatures when conducting controlled substance deliveries.
  11. Assures effective exchange of unit-dose cassettes as per established schedules.
  12. Maintains a safe, clean working environment.
  13. Maintains stat box contents. Ensures posting of drug lists in the pharmacy, on the transfer carts, and at the patient care units.
  14. Conducts monthly inspections of nursing stations, instructing nursing personnel when necessary to correct deficiencies, and retrieving medications not included on floor stock lists.
  15. Assists the pharmacist in providing drug information and in profiling patient medications.
  16. Conducts other professional functions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
  17. Completes all required documentation
  18. Performs all other Technician I and Technician II related functions. 
  • Valid New York State Pharmacy Intern Permit
  • Minimum three years completed at an accredited college of pharmacy.

  • Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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


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