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Children's Hospital Boston Pharmacy Technician II in Boston, Massachusetts

74754BRJob Posting Title:Pharmacy Technician IIDepartment:Patient Services-PharmacyAutoReqId:74754BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:PharmacyJob Posting Description:The Technician may provide training to less experienced technicians in job duties, procedures and techniques. Trains to perform quality controls checks of medication orders and doses, compares pharmacy and nursing records to ensure match of medication order, count and reconcile actual dosages dispensed, delivered and remaining in medication bins against pharmacy and nursing records. Trains to identify, document, research and report and/or resolve errors, discrepancies and unused doses, as required.

This schedule is for the evening shift 2:30pm to 11:00pm and includes every third weekend. It also offers a $5000 sign on bonus.

The Pharmacy Technician II Responsibilities:

  • Fills and delivers medication orders/prescriptions for hospital inpatients and outpatients. Fills standing inpatient medication orders in individual cassettes following computer-generated lists and fills new orders/prescriptions from physician orders.

  • Delivers cassettes and individual medications to units and collects new medication orders according to established procedures and schedules.

  • Prepares patient medications in accordance with established protocols, methods, and techniques.

  • Measures, mixes, and compounds automated TPNs, irrigations, chemotherapy drugs, and parenteral and oral medications in specified volumes, dosages, and concentrations. Prepares special dilutions of non-controlled and controlled substances, IV, and research study medications as needed. Labels and records manufactured medications as required. Receives and fills pharmaceutical supply requests for nursing units, satellite locations, and other areas.

  • Monitors, restocks, and rotates supplies, including controlled substances, removing and replacing outdated products, and processing related patient charges and credits.

  • Restocks emergency code cart trays and prepares and maintains corresponding logs and records.

  • Assists nursing staff in completing scheduled controlled substance inventory.

  • Performs all automated dispensing functions. Provides training to new technicians in job duties, procedures, and techniques.

  • Monitors and documents trainee performance, identifying areas for improvement, and reports to designated pharmacist/lead technician and/or pharmacy technician supervisor. Performs routine quality control and equipment maintenance tasks according to established procedures and schedules.

  • Prepares and maintains related logs and records.

  • Maintains neatness and organization of work area.

  • Answers, screens, and routes telephone calls as needed.

  • Refers any medical/drug information questions or administrative inquiries to the pharmacist.

    To qualify, you must have:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent and 1 year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician

  • Registration with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT registered with PTCB).

  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data.

  • Ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions.

  • The ability to work a rotating schedule including days, evenings as well as weekends and holiday coverage.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefitsOffice/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only