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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Pharmacy Technician - Bilingual in Framingham, Massachusetts

Are you looking for a meaningful career making a difference in our local communities?  Are you passionate about health equity?  Do you enjoy helping people?

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities.  We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.

We are currently hiring a Bilingual Pharmacy Technician based in Framingham MA.  Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician will assist in the various activities of the pharmacy department not requiring the professional judgment of the pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians must function in strict accordance with standard and written procedures and guidelines with deviation approved by the supervising pharmacist. Organizational relationships include being directly responsible to the pharmacist and Director of Pharmacy.

Bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese is preferred.

As an employer of choice, our inclusive workplace environment fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee.  We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community.  You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.

Job Summary:

  • Assist patients in dropping off written prescriptions and picking up filled prescriptions, verifying the correct patient is picking up the correct medication.

  • Assist the pharmacist by correctly entering prescriptions, including refills, into the computer, adjudicating through insurance, filling and labeling prescriptions. Operate and use appropriate techniques within systems for storage, preparation, and dispensing of medications and follow the Health Center’s policies regarding medication preparation and labeling, controlled substances reconciliation, and purchasing of pharmaceuticals and supplies.

  • Obtain patient insurance information utilizing available resources when required and verifying insurance when applicable.

  • Work with pharmacy benefit managers to process rejected prescriptions through insurances.

  • Assist the pharmacist with the transfer of prescriptions between pharmacies (certified pharmacy technicians only).

  • Updating patient profile information within the designated electronic health record system.

  • Work with all pharmacy staff to maintain correct inventory levels, including the ordering of medications as well as removal from shelves, and inventory correction, of outdated medications.

  • Works a fluctuating work schedule including day, evenings, and occasionally a Saturday shift (9am-1pm).

    Full job description available upon request.

    Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Pharmacy Technician registration required in accordance with Massachusetts Regulations.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • All health center employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID19 and the Flu.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years Pharmacy Technician experience.

  • Kennedy Community Health provides all training necessary.

  • National Pharmacy Technician certification.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Portuguese, or English/Other.


  • Kennedy Community Health seeks to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Health benefits start on first day of employment. Company pays 79% of health insurance Premiums.

  • Competitive time off packages

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Match 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistants Program 100% paid for by employer

  • Health benefits coverage for same-sex domestic partners, transgender health benefits.

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