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Pharmacy Technician- Full-Time Days

Company: Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description - Schedule: Full-time 40 hours, days The primary responsibility of the Pharmacy Technician is to assist the Pharmacist by performing the technical and clerical tasks necessary for the accurate preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical products to the patient care areas of the hospital. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates daily workload to coincide with the needs of the department.
  • Prepacks non-unit-dose oral medications as needed for dispensing to the patient care areas.
  • Aseptically prepares intravenous medications within the allotted time period.
  • Always uses appropriate technique in the IV Room. This includes use of Aseptic Technique, Use of Chemo gown and appropriate gloves when handling chemotherapy, and closely abides by IV Room policies and procedures.
  • Medication Orders: Medication Orders are filled accurately and efficiently.
  • Omnicell: Dispensing to the Omnicell cabinets are accurately and efficiently performed.
  • Stock Medications: Orders for stock medications are accurately and efficiently performed.
  • Medication Inspections: Inspects assigned areas inside and outside the Pharmacy for outdated drugs.
  • Telephone: Answers the phone in a courteous and helpful manner.
  • Special Projects: Accepts extra duties upon request and completes them according to deadline.
  • Medication delivery: Delivers medications to patient care areas in a timely and accurate manner. Grade: 145 Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. - We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. - Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. - Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive. - At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. - Our patients call it better care. - Our employees call it home. - Qualifications -
    • High School diploma -or equivalent required
    • Current Registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Massachusetts and have no disciplinary actions taken.
    • National certification (CPhT)
    • Staff adheres to all C.A.R.E. Standards
    • Must be able to understand and clearly communicate with all areas of health care personnel
    • Must understand the basic operations of the Pharmacy Department, including processing prescriber medication orders, the operations of the Omnicell cabinets and software, Epic, the repackaging (pre-packing) machine, and any other technology that the Pharmacy employs in its operations.
    • Must maintain sufficient pharmaceutical knowledge for the safe and effective distribution of medications. - EEO Statement - Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Boston , Pharmacy Technician- Full-Time Days, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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