Part-Time Intern Opportunity – University Pharmacy 

Dear University of Utah PharmD Students,

We would like to inform you of an excellent job opportunity. We are currently seeking to hire part-time interns. University Pharmacy is an independently owned retail and compounding pharmacy located adjacent to the lower campus (1320 S. 200E). As an intern, you will accumulate hours towards your program requirements, earn a competitive hourly wage, enjoy flexibility in your work schedule, and collaborate with a highly skilled team to gain comprehensive work experience.

If you are interested in exploring what we have to offer, please feel free to visit us in person to have a conversation with the owner, Richard. He is usually available at the pharmacy most weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. You can also call ahead of your arrival at (801) 582-7624.

Job Description:


An intern pharmacist is responsible for checking prescription orders as they are filled by the technician staff, under the supervision of licensed pharmacists. This includes checking for potential harmful interactions among patient(s)’ drug therapies, maintaining accurate record-keeping, overseeing the completion of prescription orders, and providing patient counseling.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assist patients and healthcare providers by providing in-person and telephone support, addressing questions and fulfilling requests.

• Verify the preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals by technicians; review order entries, assembly, charges, and inspections; aid pharmacy technicians as required.

• Manage the ordering, selling, and control of other stock related to patient medical requirements.

• Develop a comprehensive knowledge of compounding processes to effectively review compounded prescription orders and provide patient counseling under pharmacist supervision.

• Dispense pharmacological information by addressing inquiries from healthcare professionals; counsel patients on drug therapies and the proper usage of medical equipment.

• Administer immunizations.

• Adhere to state and federal drug laws as governed by the state board of pharmacy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

• Uphold patient and pharmacy staff safety by strictly following infection-control protocols.

• Maintain a safe and clean working environment by adhering to established procedures, rules, and regulations.

• Contribute to the team effort by achieving relevant outcomes as needed.

• Fulfill any other duties as assigned.

• Minimum Qualifications:

o Enrollment in the PharmD program and hold a pharmacy intern license.

Physical Requirements:

Strong hand-eye coordination, proficiency in using a computer keyboard, fax machine, telephone communication, and the ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

We appreciate your interest in this position and look forward to meeting potential candidates. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out. 

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