Massachusetts Healthcare Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Pharmacy Technician I *2k Sign On! in Boston, Massachusetts

Apply Now ( Apply Later

Pharmacy Technician I *2k Sign On!

Department Description:* We are offering a $2,000.00 sign on bonus!

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care.

We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team! We are seeking individuals who have flexibility with hours and schedules.

MUST be both certified AND registered as a pharmacy technician to be considered

• Sign on bonuses are paid out in two payments. You will receive your first payment (half of the total amount) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment (remaining balance) at six (6) months following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.

• Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.

• Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.

• Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Location:Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID:46952BR

Job Summary:Follow established policies and procedures to perform a variety of routine technical and clerical support tasks that are integral to the operation of the pharmacy department. Tasks include, but are not limited to, preparation and distribution of unit dose medications, sterile & non-sterile preparation, and stock orders.

Responsible for the preparation and delivery of pharmaceutical supplies and medications in accordance with the laws and regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and other regulatory agencies as applicable.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Restocks floor stock/automated dispensing machines. Enters charges/credits against patient profile to ensure an accurate bill.

  • Monitors medication order reports to assign medication to an automated dispensing machine. Delivers all medication in compliance with all DEA, DPH & State Board of Pharmacy regulations

  • Prepares and delivers IV medications in accordance with Federal USP<797> & USP <800> standards. Maintains records pertaining to IV admixtures, maintains cleanliness in sterile areas, and completes QA.

  • Repackages bulk supplies of medications in unit of use packaging in accordance with all Federal USP <795> & USP <800> standards.

  • Checks for expired medications within the pharmacy & automated dispensing cabinets. Ensures that all expired/damaged medications are disposed of in accordance with RCRA, OSHA & NIOSH regulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • License Mass Registered Pharmacy Tech required., or Registration Pharmacy Technician Trainee required., and Certificate 1 EXCPT required., or Certificate 2 Pharm Tech Cert Board required., and CPhT for EXCPT or PTCB is required within 60 days of hire.

  • 0-1 years related work experience required.

  • Pharmacy Technicians must be licensed with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy and certified through PTCB or EXCPT. Pharmacy Technicians in Training must become licensed with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy and become certified through PTCB or ExCPT within 60 days of hire.

  • Employee must remain in good standing with the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Pharmacy including

maintenance of registration and fees.

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office

applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three to six months as a Pharmacy Technician in a hosptial or retail setting.

  • Has the ability to perform simple and complex pharmaceutical calculations. Develops familiarity with medications:

their generic and trade names, methods of administration, and conversion between metric and apothecary systems


  • Decision Making:Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

  • Problem Solving:Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  • Independence of Action:Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

  • Written Communications:Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications:Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work:Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  • Customer Service:Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

EOE Statement



As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.