Pharmacy Intern

Salem, MA | Internship/Co Ops


A Pharmacy Intern, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assists in the various activities of the pharmacy department that may or may not require the professional judgment of the pharmacist. Such duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining patient profiles; setting up, packaging, and labeling medication doses; filling and dispensing routine orders for stock supplies for patient care areas; maintaining inventories of drug supplies; and preparing drugs including intravenous infusions. A pharmacy intern functions in strict accordance with standard written procedures and guidelines as mandated by state and federal regulatory agencies. Any deviation from which must be approved by the pharmacy intern's supervising pharmacist on duty. A pharmacy intern acting under the direct supervision of an approved registered pharmacy preceptor may supervise pharmacy technicians.



-Accepting students in the 1-6 years of and an accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally, read and write English proficiently.
  • Previous experiences preferred in either a retail or hospital pharmacy. Has been offered a position as a pharmacist @ NSMC contingent upon the successful completion of the Massachusetts Pharmacy licensing exam within six months of graduation from a college/school of pharmacy. For unsuccessful passing of the Massachusetts Pharmacy licensing exam, NSMC reserves the right to terminate to terminate current employment.
  • Completed two years of education, or achieved standing as a student beyond the second year, in an approved college/school of pharmacy in which the candidate is currently enrolled. Must be eligible to take the Massachusetts Pharmacy licensing exam in the event s/he is in the last year of college/school of pharmacy.
  • Required State of Massachusetts License by the Board of Registration in Pharmacy - Pharmacy Intern. Must be registered with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Intern prior to employment as a pharmacy intern.

It is the policy of North Shore Medical Center and North Shore Physicians Group to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates and existing employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, Veterans of the Vietnam Era status; or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable ordinance or law. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation and benefits.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.

With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.


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