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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Pharmacy Technician III in Boston, Massachusetts

Located at Boston Longwood area, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an industry leader in delivering premium cancer care to our patients. We strive for excellence through services, discoveries, and education. Dana-Farber is the founding institute for Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), the largest NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center that integrates collaborative efforts among five academic medical institutions/hospitals and two Harvard schools. More than 1,100 cancer researchers in DF/HCC collaborates closely in innovative clinical, translational, basic, and population-based research programs to bring cutting-edge treatments to our patients.

As a key player in our clinical research enterprise, Research Pharmacy is responsible for pharmaceutical management of investigational drugs for oncology trials. Our mission is to provide the highest quality pharmaceutical cares to our research patients. Motivated candidates are encouraged to apply to work in this fast pace working environment with a rapidly growing oncology trial portfolio at Dana-Farber.

Responsible for providing technical support under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The Level III Research Pharmacy Technician’s duties include:

  • Receiving investigational products into inventory

  • Preparing investigational products for dispensing, including sterile compounding

  • Participating in inventory management including drug expiration updates, drug returns and replacement, inventory auditing to identify and reconcile system discrepancies, etc.

  • Inventory tracking and maintenance including drug expiration updates

  • Tracking and processing drug returns and replacements

  • Utilizing various equipment and technology available in pharmacy

  • Managing and maintaining study documentations and investigational product accountability

  • Performing various quality control tasks to ensure compliance to institutional, state and federal regulatory policies

  • Participating or leading in the training and orientation of new technicians and pharmacy students

  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school graduate

  • Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy Registration as Pharmacy Intern or Pharmacy Technician

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification required

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

Level III Research Pharm Techs require at least five years pharmacy technician experience, with three years of IV admixture and/or three years of oncology experience.

We may consider candidates for a Level II Research Pharm Tech which requires a minimum of two years pharmacy technician experience, with one year of IV admixture and/or one year of oncology experience.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Job ID: 2019-13993

Grade: 84

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