Pharmacy Intern; Full Time; MSH West

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

·      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.

·      Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas.

·      Routinely checks for and removes expired medications from inventory. 

·      Returns reusable medications to stock before the end of the shift.

·      Prepares medication orders for review by a pharmacist.

·      Restock unit-dose cassettes and performs statistical count of all doses dispensed.

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

·      Repackages medications as per departmental policy.



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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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