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Beth Israel Lahey Health PHARMACY TECHNICIAN in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.


Job Description:


Stocks and maintains inventory in storeroom, on storage shelves, and in picking stations. Receives daily medication order, scans meds into Siemens system, and stocks in appropriate areas. Accurately records refrigerator temperatures and logs daily.

Conducts monthly floor inspections. Keeps pharmacy areas clean, neat, organized, and well stocked. Properly handles and disposes of expired medications

Maintains control records for controlled substances and tax-free alcohol usage; and assist in the preparation and delivery of controlled substances to Nursing Units, as necessary.

Provides quality services in a safe, efficient, effective and timely manner meeting all applicable hospital, regulatory, licensure, and accrediting regulations.

Arrives and leaves at designated times. Communicates delays or absences effectively with pharmacist in charge. Responds to constructive feedback and successfully incorporates it into daily performance. Completes hospital required tasks and competencies in a timely manner. Adheres to ethical standard (ex: HIPAA) and follows appropriate guidelines for addressing ethical concerns.

Recognizes the names and indications of commonly prescribed medications. Fills orders by selecting correct medication and dosage forms. Accurately refills medications and conducts inventory of Pyxis MedStations. Accurately loads and unloads medications to/from Pyxis MedStations.

Communicates effectively with pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals. Screens and refers incoming phone calls and department visitors to facilitate accurate and timely communication, and ensures department is presented in a positive manner. Promotes teamwork by giving direction and assistance to co-workers when necessary.

Demonstrates competency and understanding of IV preparation requirements. Prepares all IV admixtures using proper aseptic technique in accordance with USP Chapter <797>. Maintains an adequate supply of components used for IV admixtures.

Responsible for reading email, written communications, staff meeting minutes, hospital and applicable Policy and Procedures and other essential work related communications.

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. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled