BrightSpring Health Services PHARMACY TECHNICIAN in LOWELL, Massachusetts
Join our PharMerica team! PharMerica is aclosed-door pharmacywhere you can focus on fulfilling the pharmaceutical needs of our long-term care and senior living clients. We offer a non-retail pharmacyenvironment. Our organization is inhigh growth mode, which meansadvancement opportunitiesfor individuals who are looking for career progression!
Full-time, part-time and PRN opportunities
Premium pay for holidays
Health, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Our Pharmacy group focuses on providing exceptional customer service and meeting the pharmacy needs for hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other specialized care centers nationwide. If your passion is service excellence and top-quality care come join our team and apply today!
Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy
Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels
Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy
May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory
Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding
Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner
May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction
Assists in the training of new employees
Also performs at least one of the following:
Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room;
Works with automated machine to prepack drugs;
Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications, managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand;
Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry);
Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood
Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow)
Performs other tasks as assigned
Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience in a pharmacy setting and with medical terminology. Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications. Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, effective oral communication. Pharmacy Technician license.
Desired: Long Term Care pharmacy experience.
About our Line of Business
PharMerica is a full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication. PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations. PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companies. PharMerica offers unmatched employee development, exceptional company culture, seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades. For more information about PharMerica, please visit www.pharmerica.com. Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PharMericaCorp/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/PharMericaCorp/) , andLinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmerica/) .
Additional Job Information
Experience in Sterile Compounding room and QA as per USP 797 & 795 guidelines for a high-risk pharmacy
CPhT or ExCEPT certification required
Minimum one year experience of sterile and non-sterile compounding
Experience in word processing and spreadsheet utilization
Math and analytical skills
Ability to work independently
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Position Type Full-Time
Line of Business PharMerica