Student Pharmacy Intern

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(6/23/2021 2:48 AM)
Job ID
Full-Time Regular
CBA Code
Referral Bonus

Job Description

oin UChicago Medicine, as a Student Pharmacy Intern in the Outpatient Pharmacy. In this role as a Student Pharmacy Intern, you will have the opportunity to improve your pharmacotherapeutic knowledge and gain experience and confidence, counseling patients across a wide variety of disease states. Our Outpatient Pharmacy is known for providing speciality pharmacy services and supporting outpatient needs as well. We are dedicated to providing you with the personal service necessary to ensure that you achieve the most benefit from your medical therapy. 


Job Summary

The University of Chicago Medicine Department of Pharmacy is seeking highly motivated pharmacy students who are looking to further develop their communication, interdisciplinary and pharmacotherapeutic knowledge and skill. The Pharmacy Student Internship opportunity allows for personal growth and multidisciplinary collaboration, while supporting a team that is dedicated to enhancing lives and being at the forefront of medicine. As a pharmacy intern with Meds2Beds, you will deliver and  counsel patients on prescriptions given to them prior to discharge from the UChicago Medicine Hospital. This is a great opportunity for students to work in a large, academic hospital and serve a diverse patient population while gaining valuable experience that will strengthen their candidacy when applying for future jobs and/or residencies.


Essential Job Functions 


  • Delivering medications and providing counseling to all patients who are being discharged with new prescriptions

  • Providing acute and comprehensive information about medications and addressing any concerns the patient or
    patient’s family may have
  • Filling prescriptions in the pharmacy
  • Retrieving hard copies of prescriptions in patients’ charts
  • Interacting with members of the interdisciplinary team – physicians, nurses, case management, and social work to
    coordinate and collaborate on efficient and effective medication therapy management


Required Qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Current Illinois Pharmacy Technician License
  • Student currently enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Preferred one year of pharmacy experience in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting


Position Details 

  • Job Type/FTE: Registry/Part Time
  • Shift: Every other weekend Sat-Sun
  • Unit/Department: IP Pharmacy
  • CBA Code:  Non-Union 


In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 8-16 hours per week.  We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the variable shift, & will not be scheduled for on-call shifts.  We anticipate you will be scheduled to work 100% at the Hyde Park campus.  The days of the week that you are scheduled will vary depending on the week, but we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work on Saturday and Sunday every other week. 


Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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