Certified Pharmacy Technician I - AFSCME (16 Hrs)

Boston Medical Center

Job Description

The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I is responsible for providing pharmacy services which include, but are not limited to, preparing and distributing medications, operating and monitoring pharmacy automated technology systems, maintaining inventory, performing daily quality assurance audits, providing customer service, and maintaining pharmacy records. The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I works under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist as part of an interdisciplinary patient care team, to ensure delivery of high quality, patient focused pharmacy service. The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I assists in training staff under the supervision and guidance of the Pharmacy Managers and Pharmacy Technician Supervisor. The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I may perform other medication-related activities except those which must legally be performed by a registered pharmacist under federal and state rules and regulations.Requires a high school diploma (or State accepted equivalency). Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Board or have a Massachusetts Pharmacy Intern License. Current pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) is required from a Board approved credentialing program, PTCB or exCPT. Pharmacy Interns are not required to hold CPhT certification.

Must pass a departmental administered written exam.

Experience: None required; 6 months 1 year experience preferred.

Work requires effective interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with hospital staff, patients, families/visitors, physicians, colleagues, and others.

Ability to speak the English language, read, interpret and follow complicated verbal and written instruction with precision, accuracy and dependability.

Additional language skills (beyond that of English) appropriate to the patient population served is very helpful.

Ability to multi-task, prioritize essential tasks and meet deadlines.

Strong match skills required; ability to perform work accurately and pay attention to details, including being able to perform basic mathematical functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, ratios/proportions).

Basic computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enter, and interpret computerized data/information.

Must maintain the required level of competency to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Employment Type

Part time