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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Pharmacy Technician II - Chestnut Hill in Newton, Massachusetts

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.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

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

  • Receiving investigational products into inventory

  • Preparation of investigational products for dispensing, including sterile compounding

  • 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

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

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

  • Other duties as assigned

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.

  • High school graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level degree program for pharmacy or related field

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

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification required with the exception of pharmacy students

  • Two to five years pharmacy technician experience, with one year of IV admixture and/or one year of oncology experience and/or retail pharmacy experience

Job ID: 2020-18427

Grade: 83

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Street: 300 Boylston St.