April 10th, 2018

Albertsons Companies

Albertsons Companies (owner and operator of Albertsons and Safeway stores) has a small number of 2018 Pharmacy Summer Internship opportunities available in Utah and Arizona. Please contact timothy.maynard@albertsons.com for inquiries. 

St George, UT


Kingman, AZ


Flagstaff, AZ


Prescott, AZ


Holbrook, AZ


Payson, AZ


Benson, AZ


April 10th, 2018


OptumCare is a network of health care providers, whose mission is to connect and support providers by working together to deliver the most effective and compassionate care to each and every patient they serve.  OptumCare’s focus is to do the right things for patients, physicians, and the community.

The pharmacy intern performs all the essential functions of a pharmacist under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs the essential functions of Pharmacy Technician
  • Trains to be able to solve problems in the medication use process for patients and the organization
  • Identifies and engages in organizational and department quality improvement activities to improve patient care, the medication use process, and pharmacy operations
  • Trains to assume responsibility for the medication use process, following medication use policy and all laws, regulations, and standards applicable to pharmacy practice
  • Learns to assess appropriate drug information and literature resources, and provide effective information to varied audiences including patients, other health care professions, and peers
  • Performs post-discharge medication reviews and consults with patients and providers under the supervision of a pharmacist
  • Participates in Medication Therapy Management

Qualifications Required:

  • Must be fully-matriculated and accepted in a College of Pharmacy

Licenses Required:

  • Current Utah State Pharmacy Intern Licensure

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Second year intern

Careers with Optum:

Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

To apply, contact Lorraine at Lorraine.quintanar@optum.com.

April 5th, 2018

McKay-Dee Hospital

McKay-Dee Hospital has an opening for a pharmacy intern position. McKay-Dee has a progressive pharmacy practice where the pharmacists are decentralized and provide direct patient care. As an intern, you will have the responsibility to perform medication histories and assist the pharmacists where needed. Questions about this position should be emailed to Tyson Bigelow at tyson.bigelow@imail.org.

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March 28th, 2018

Smith's Pharmacy #137 in West Valley City

We are currently looking for highly motivated pharmacy interns to come work with our amazing staff. We have a wide range of night and weekend shifts that will soon be available. These shifts, in the past, have worked out for former interns who are balancing work experience and study time. Over the years, these positions have mostly involved nights and weekends since these are the times that seem most conducive to the pharmacy students’ schedules. Our store hours are Monday thru Friday 8 AM to 9 PM, Saturday 9 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM.  If you are interested, please contact Steve Robinson, RPh. at (801) 968-1896.

March 22nd, 2018

University Pharmacy

If you are currently enrolled or entering the Pharmacy School at the University of Utah, we encourage you to apply to our current intern positions. You will gain hours towards your program requirements, earn a respectable hourly wage, have flexibility with your work schedule, and work with a very bright team of pharmacists to gain work experience. Please reference the job description below.

If interested, please apply in person during our regular business hours (M-F 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-5pm).

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Help patients and healthcare providers by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests.

  • Verifying technicians’ preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, assembly, charges, and inspections; assist pharmacy technicians as needed.

  • Order, sell, and control other stock pertaining to patient medical needs.

  • Achieve knowledge base of compounding sufficient to check compounded prescription orders and counsel patients under the supervision of a pharmacist.

  • Provide pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies and medical equipment.

  • Perform immunizations.

  • Comply with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Protect patients and pharmacy staff by adhering to infection-control protocols.

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Enrolled in PharmD program by Fall Semester 2018

Physical Requrements: Good hand-eye coordination, ability to use a computer keyboard, fax machine, communicate by telephone, and lift up to 30lb.

Appearance: Casual business attire that reflects positively on University Pharmacy, with a lab coat and name/position visible to the public is required. Frayed or torn clothing, and open toed shoes are not permitted.

March 12th, 2018

Utah Health Redwood Clinic Pharmacy, Interns

Incoming P1s, University of Utah Health Redwood Clinic Pharmacy is looking to hire an intern from the class of 2022. The position is 15 to 20 hours per week and we'd like someone that is able to start this summer. Intern shifts are available between 9 am and 9 pm, 7 days a week. We are a health clinic with an urgent care center that is open until 9 daily. The pharmacy stays until the last patient leaves, which can be as late as 10:30 pm. We are open holidays too, so there are lots of opportunities for hours. The lead intern does the scheduling and is very flexible with school schedules and willing to accommodate time off requests. We have a very supportive intern team and we would love to interview anyone that is interested.

Please email at Jordan.leach@pharm.utah.edu if you would like to set up an interview.

March 12th, 2018

St. Mark’s Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy Looking for Motivated 1st and 2nd year Pharmacy Interns

St. Mark’s Hospital is looking for motivated pharmacy students looking to broaden their learning experiences to fill intern positions. Interns at St. Mark’s will work a rotating schedule of evenings and weekends to support both central and decentralized pharmacists and technicians. Please visit the job listings below for more information:

Please visit the job listings below for more information:

First Year Intern Job Posting

Second Year Intern Job Posting

Caitlin Oderda, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Manager
St. Mark’s Hospital
P 801.268.7106  |  M 801.703.6213


March 9th, 2018

Intermountain Medical Center (Murray) is now hiring 15 interns! (5 P1's, 5 P2's, and 5 P3's)

Applications will be open through the beginning of April, so apply as soon as you can. I have attached the link for each job depending on your year below.

P1's: https://jobs.intermountainhealthcare.org/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-369763&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

P2's: https://jobs.intermountainhealthcare.org/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-369747&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

P3's: https://jobs.intermountainhealthcare.org/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-369795&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any


March 8th, 2018

Eco Apothecary

Looking for a self-motivated student to work at an ambulatory care/retail hybrid pharmacy. Intern responsibilities will include: counseling patients in person at various dialysis clinics as well as via phone, helping to write SOPs detailing workflow practices including pharmacy automation and delivery services, answer patient and provider questions regarding patient profiles, and helping pharmacy technicians fulfill their duties.

The current pharmacy model includes a closed door pharmacy centered on providing monthly blister packs delivered to patient homes or dialysis centers to encourage compliance and overcome barriers to care. Pharmacists interact with a variety of providers to ensure accuracy and safety of medications in addition to addressing patient concerns including financial and poor health literacy. Future models will look at pharmacist-led services to adjust hypertension and diabetes medications.

The pharmacy is open M-F 9-5 and hours are flexible with a school schedule. The address is 3702 S State Street, Ste 117, Salt Lake City, UT 84115. Please contact VJ Negrelli via email at v.negrelli21@gmail.com or call cellphone at 919-633-7710 if interested.

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