Certified Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

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At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 212453
Title: Technician, Pharmacy Certified
Department: Pharmacy
Grade: TEC7
Posting Date: February 19, 2021
Shift: Days
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: SHARE
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a technician supervisor and pharmacist, performs medication related tasks such as packaging, preparation of all forms of medications, record keeping, and all non?judgmental aspects of drug distribution. May assist the Pharmacist in the transportation and handling of Schedule II controlled substances.Major Responsibilities:
  • Processes orders using pharmacy computer system. Delivers patient medications to patient’s rooms and medication room areas.
  • Familiar with pharmacy technology and equipment. Capable of troubleshooting any technical problem.
  • Prepares and packages all forms of medications. Prepares IV drugs using aseptic technique in compounding parenteral nutrition, antibiotics, chemotherapy and other IV drugs.
  • Maintains inventory including floor stock medication, reorders, restocks, and monitors expiration dates of all medications.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

High school diploma or equivalent. Certified by a Board-approved certifying body (PTCP).

Experience/Skills:

Required:

Proficient in math. Knowledge and ability to use a computer for data entry. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions with accuracy, efficiency, and dependability. Must have successfully completed a Board-approved pharmacy technician-training program by obtaining a passing score on a Board-approved pharmacy technician assessment exam.

Standards of Respect: