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Working as a graduate intern status even though licensed until I find a pharmacist position?

Discussion in 'Pharmacy' started by pharm9101, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. pharm9101


    Sep 26, 2014
    I am licensed as a pharmacist already but still looking for a job. Meanwhile my pharmacy is willing to keep me working as an intern status and pay wise until i find a job as a pharmacist. Is it still okay to work in this case but I would be considered a graduate intern right? I know it doesn't really make sense since I already have my pharmacist license but they don't have an opening for a pharmacist and I don't want to be without any job until I find a pharmacist position.
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  3. zelman

    zelman 7+ Year Member

    Nov 27, 2009
    I'm pretty sure you can work in a position below the one for which you're licensed. I don't think a BOP will be upset if a licensed intern works as a tech or a pharmacist works as an intern or tech. You just need to be mindful of how your workplace is handling any RPh to tech staffing ratio requirements.
  4. veyep

    veyep Got Books? Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 7+ Year Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    I would not take the deal. I would spend 8 hours a day to look for a job. How are you searching for jobs?

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