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Sanford Health Pharmacy Intern - Retail Pharmacy in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern | Retail Pharmacy | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Retail Pharmacy-SMCF

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Pharmacy Intern works in a medical center pharmacy environment consisting of unit dose dispensing, IV Admixtures, discharge prescriptions, computerized profiles, compounding and automated dispensing devices. The Pharmacy Intern is responsible for assisting the pharmacist staff in the provision of pharmaceutical care to the customers of Sanford by following established regulations, standards and practices (including the preparation of IV admixtures and chemotherapeutic agents). The Pharmacy Intern must possess the skills necessary for the understanding of written policies and procedures, perform various functions under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, and participate in departmental problem-solving when needed. Must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and be able to learn and utilize new technology as the profession of pharmacy evolves.


Demonstrates experience with compounding, dispensing, and labeling of drugs. Follows pharmaceutical guidelines, regulations and standards; adheres to safety procedures. Participates in basic prescription-verification practices. Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify therapeutic treatments and advises providers on safe and effective use of drugs for clinical/therapeutic procedures, including benefits and side effects of alternative treatments. Communicates with patients about therapeutic responses, side effects and associated time frames to optimize drug therapy and improve therapeutic outcomes. Identifies medicinal side effects, drug-drug interactions and food-drug interactions. Follows organizational guidelines and procedures by participating in the collection, processing, documentation, and reporting of adverse events.


Retail pharmacy in a health system provides a wide variety of pharmacy care experiences.

Interns have a lot of responsibilities from cashiering to counseling, fielding questions from providers, nurses, patients.

Flexible hours. Large variety of people to learn from and work with.


Must maintain annual registration as an Undergraduate Pharmacy Intern through the respective State Board of Pharmacy. Must meet the minimum education requirements to be registered through the respective state board of pharmacy (requirements vary by state). In North Dakota, one year of full time college or university must be completed in a pre-pharmacy program. In Minnesota, one year must be completed in a professional pharmacy program (third year in school as the first 2 years are the pre-pharmacy courses).

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req32641