Certified Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


Everyone is a Caregiver
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 #: 203229
Title: Technician, Pharmacy Certified
Department: Pharmacy
Grade: TEC7
Posting Date: May 20, 2020
Shift: Days
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: SHARE
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

every other weekend rotating holidays

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:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.