Baystate Health Pharmacy Technician, Outpatient, Per Diem in Springfield, Massachusetts

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health**is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 11,500 employees, five hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and has the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.

Baystate Health is Seeking a Per-Diem Outpatient Pharmacy Technician

What You Will Do:

Ambulatory Services Pharmacy Technicians assist the pharmacist by performing all technical tasks related to preparation and distribution of prescriptions (i.e., taking patient information, adjudication of pharmacy claims through pharmacy computer system, ordering, stocking, and maintaining drug inventory, triaging telephone calls, prescription billing and cash register capabilities.); assist in the orientation and training of personnel in the above activities.

Performs all aspects of Pharmaceutical dispensing, including 3rd party claims processing and patient counseling. Maintain drug inventory and purchases (orders) drugs as required from vendors; incorporates returns for credits. Oversees Pharmacy Technicians in day to day work. Responsibility in providing drug information to patients and clinic providers and for ensuring safe and effective medication use practices and processes. Maintains appropriate records for all controlled substances. Complete monthly financial reports for Pharmacy location. Responsible for maintaining a neat and efficient work flow and physical environment and meeting productivity targets. Serves as primary resource for medication-related issues within DPH, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.

What You Will Need:

  • Registered Technician according to Massachusetts State Code 247 and Certified according to Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required
  • High school graduate or equivalent;
  • eighteen years of age or older;
  • minimum 500 hours pharmacy experience;
  • demonstrated general math skills;
  • knowledge of brand and generic names;
  • ability to work independently;
  • knowledge of all pharmacy systems;
  • Bilingual preferred

Other Information:

The Ambulatory Pharmacies are open from 8:00am - 8:00pm. Shifts will rotate within those hours. Schedule may include weekend and holiday rotation.

  • 8 hours are between the hours of 8am and 8pm
  • Need to be flexible to change days
  • Located at Baystate Medical Center

Bilingual preferred

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 81574

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular