Research Pharmacy Technician II

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Job Description

Job ID: 24037
Date Posted: 09/05/2013
Location: Yawkey Center for Cancer Care
Job Family: Allied Health
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Job Summary

Located in Boston, 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.

The Research Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing technical support under the supervision of a licensed pharamcist.  The primary duties of this technician will be to work on multiple myeloma clinical trials sponsored by Celgene.  This will include patient registration with the company, drug ordering, mantaining drug inventory based on patient accrual, and ensuring all patient inforamtion on the forms are correct.  In addition, this technician will participate in study team discussions regarding clinical trial specifics such as potential new patients, existing patients, cliinical trial amendments and coordination of patients, drug supply and audits with the sponsor.  The technician will work closely with the multiple myeloma research team on other quality projects or assignments.

Job Qualifications

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

Mass Board of Pharmacy Registration as pharmacy intern or pharmacy technician

National Pharmacy Technician required

Two to five years pharmacy tech experience, with one year of IV admixture/outpatient pharmacy or investigational drug experience


Monday through Friday variable day shifts.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.

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