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Children's Hospital Boston Pharmacy Technician III, Specialty Pharmacy in Boston, Massachusetts

68698BRJob Posting Title:Pharmacy Technician III, Specialty PharmacyDepartment:Patient Services-PharmacyAutoReqId:68698BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:PharmacyJob Posting Description:Performs the duties of Pharmacy Technician II. Performs quality controls checks of medication orders and doses distributed following established procedures and schedules. Serves as liaison to inpatient units regarding dispensing and distribution of patient medication. Inputs patient medication orders on departmental computer system, ensuring that orders are verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing

The Pharmacy Technician III Responsibilities:

  • Fills and delivers medication orders/prescriptions for hospital inpatients and outpatients. Fills standing inpatient medication orders in individual cassettes following computer-generated lists and fills new orders/prescriptions from physician orders.

  • Delivers cassettes and individual medications to units and collects new medication orders according to established procedures and schedules.

  • Prepares patient medications in accordance with established protocols, methods, and techniques.

  • Measures, mixes, and compounds automated TPNs, irrigations, chemotherapy drugs, and parenteral and oral medications in specified volumes, dosages, and concentrations. Prepares special dilutions of non-controlled and controlled substances, IV, and research study medications as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required. Receives and fills pharmaceutical supply requests for nursing units, satellite locations, and other areas.

  • Monitors, restocks, and rotates supplies, including controlled substances, removing and replacing outdated products, and processing related patient charges and credits.

  • Restocks emergency code cart trays and prepares and maintains corresponding logs and records.

  • Assists nursing staff in completing scheduled controlled substance inventory.

  • Performs all automated dispensing functions. Provides training to new technicians in job duties, procedures, and techniques.

  • Monitors and documents trainee performance, identifying areas for improvement, and reports to designated pharmacist/lead technician and/or pharmacy technician supervisor. Performs routine quality control and equipment maintenance tasks according to established procedures and schedules.

  • Prepares and maintains related logs and records.

  • Maintains neatness and organization of work area.

  • Answers, screens, and routes telephone calls as needed.

  • Refers any medical/drug information questions or administrative inquiries to the pharmacist.

  • Performs quality controls checks of medication orders and doses distributed following established procedures and schedules.

  • May input patient medication orders on departmental computer system, ensuring that orders are verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.

  • Provides training to new technicians in job duties, procedures and techniques. Monitors and documents trainee performance, identifying areas for improvement and reports to designated pharmacist/lead technician and/or pharmacy technician supervisor

    To qualify, you must have:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician

  • Specialty Pharmacy Experience Required

  • Registration with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT registered with PTCB).

  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data.

  • Ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions.

  • The ability to work a rotating schedule including days, evenings as well as weekends and holiday coverage.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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