Coastal Medical
  • 06-Oct-2021 to 05-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • Pharmacy
  • Providence, RI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


Pharmacy Intern

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings, and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must at least have 1 dose of the COVID vaccine by October 1st and be fully vaccinated by October 31st.
  • Compliance with the Lifespan Seasonal Influenza Policy is required by October 31st for all employees and physicians.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Pharmacy Intern. The Pharmacy Intern's main responsibility includes supporting the Pharmacy team in quality-related projects including but not limited to comprehensive medication reviews (CMRs), clinical chart reviews, remote patient monitoring, anticoagulation management, and drug information services. The pharmacy intern should be flexible and able to adapt to the changing departmental and organizational priorities.

  • This is an hourly, part-time position with a schedule of 10-15 weekly hours.
  • This position is located at our Corporate Office in Providence, RI.
  • Employee parking is provided.
  • The duration of the internship is from November 2021-March 2022.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes comprehensive medication reviews and documentation in collaboration with clinical pharmacist and in accordance with Coastal Medical standards.
  • Conducts retrospective review of targeted patient charts as to ensure appropriate use of medications
  • Conducts prospective review of patient charts to identify and close medication-related gaps in care.
  • Reviews patient-reported remote monitoring values and works with clinical pharmacists in optimizing care.
  • Reviews INR values and works with clinical pharmacists in determining plan of care for warfarin management. This may include dose adjustments, intervals for repeat INR values, and reminder calls to have INR completed.
  • Collaborates with clinical pharmacist in answering medication-related questions from Coastal Medical providers and care team members.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy in good academic standing
  • Pharmacy intern license in state of Rhode Island
  • Maintenance of State Board pharmacy intern license in good standing required

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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