Fairview Health Services 1st or 2nd Year Student Pharmacist-Retail in Minneapolis, Minnesota


As a 1st or 2nd Year Pharmacy Student Intern you will provide support within the central and decentralized areas of the pharmacy.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Provide appropriate clinical care including patient counseling and prospective drug use evaluation to all patients receiving their medication therapy from the Pharmacy.

  • Perform initial patient evaluation as it pertains to the prescribed therapies. Collect, analyze, interpret, and evaluate appropriate data relative to medication therapy.

  • Evaluate the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and makes recommendations for the modification of drug therapy.

  • Evaluate the significance and clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy.

  • Monitor patient records for potential drug interactions as well as patient allergies.

  • Provide counseling and answer questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.

Provide prescription drug therapy to patients/customers ensuring accurate labeling and dispensing of medications in a timely fashion.

  • Identify and resolve patient specific medication related problems and issues in the patient’s best interest.

  • Ensure dispensing of prescriptions in accordance with all legal requirements, regulatory agencies, third party contracts, and Fairview Pharmacy Services Policy and Procedures.

  • Responsible for error management activities.

  • Responsible for accurate and complete billing to payers.

  • Utilize all technologies to ensure accuracy and efficiency in the dispensing process.

Assist site manager in training and supervision of pharmacy support personnel as necessary.

  • Provide work direction to technical personnel, prioritize assignments, ensure that tasks are completed in an accurate and timely fashion and follow-up with appropriate feedback.

  • Responsible for all pharmacy operations in the pharmacy manager’s absence.

Maintain proficiency in the skills and theory of the practice of pharmacy by reviewing literature, attending in-services, seminars and conferences.



Minimum Education: Enrolled as a 1st or 2nd Year Student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus beginning Fall of 2018.

Minimum Licensure Requirements: Applicant should have current or pending Pharmacy Intern registration (Pharmacy technician registration if 1st year) with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy.


Preferred Experience: Previous pharmacy or medical experience.

Additional Requirements:

Applicant should have excellent customer service skills, be proficient in the English language, have good attention to detail, ability to problem solve effectively, ability to follow policies and procedures, basic math skills, basic typing skills and excellent communication and customer service skills.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21057

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview Clinics-Hiawatha

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 20

Department Pharmacy - Hiawatha