Pharmacy Technician, CertifiedJob Ref: 17899
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable Shifts
Emerson Hospital is a unique Community Hospital offering a broad base of excellent care to our community, through our in-patient services, clinics, urgent care centers, home-care, and physician offices.
Joining our Pharmacy Department, you'll work as part of a respected and essential care delivery team alongside Pharmacists, Physicians, and Nurses.
Our Pharmacy Department facilities are as contemporary and progressive as our practice of Pharmacy. We have automated systems for drug distribution, robotics and more with plans to expand further. We pride ourselves in creating satisfying opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians to be involved in advanced and evolving programs like Bar Code technologies, Automated Dispensing Machine maintenance and improvement, Sterile IV Compounding, and Inventory Management.
We want our Pharmacy Department to be the place where you help shape an inspiring organizational culture. A place where you will like your job, your work environment, and value your relationships with your coworkers. We are looking for experienced candidates to share our dreams and goals of the future of hospital pharmacy and deliver better, higher quality, and more coordinated care.
Under the direction and supervision of Director, Pharmacy Services and under the clinical supervision of the Pharmacist on duty, is responsible for a variety of duties to support the pharmacy, including:
daily activity of distribution refilling/restock and compounding of solutions;
utilizing established policies and procedures to maintain and distribute pharmaceuticals to patient care units, special services and other areas throughout the Hospital;
preparing products dispensed by the Sterile Prep Room, such as large and small volume parenterals, chemotherapeutic preparations, parenteral nutrition solutions, irrigations, skin tests, etc.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of a pharmacy technician course preferred.
Previous experience as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician preferred.
Licensure and/or Certification
Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required.
National certification as a Pharmacy Technician (PTCB or ICPT) required.
Computer skills required. Meditech and Omnicell preferred.
Strong customer service skills.
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
Ability to handle medications with a high potential for abuse.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
Strong attention to accuracy and detail.
Must be able to perform math calculations.
Must be 18 years or older.