Pharmacy Technician I
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
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If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director and supervision of a pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications and maintaining the drug inventory. Prepares and repackages unit dose medication, following established protocols and guidelines. Follows all Pharmacy Department established policies and procedures
Delivers and refills Schedule II through VI medication for the automated dispensing machines. The certified pharmacy technician will be able to pick orders for Pyxis. Will check and refill orders for Schedule IV medication. Schedule II through V medication are dispensed by a registered pharmacist and delivered by a certified pharmacy technician. Prepares and prepackages unit dose medication, following established protocols and guidelines.
Working under the day-to-day supervision of the pharmacists and Pharmacy Leadership, the technician is responsible for the proper handling of medications. This includes but is not limited to receiving, distribution, management of expiration dates, management of inventory in Pyxis, storage, repackaging, compounding, filling orders, delivering, and stocking. Additional and ongoing demonstration of intermediate skills in the practice of pharmacy as defined below are required. The job requires excellent communication skills and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
Satisfies requirements as a certified pharmacy technician -or- working towards the licensure with a set tome frame-or-holds a pharmacy intern license
Registered with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy as a technician
Is responsible for maintaining licensure CPhT and State registration as required
Is responsible for completing all educational modules including but not limited to: Steward University within dept time frame
Performs Gloved fingertip and media fill test as required
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Hospital Pharmacy experience is preferred
Meditech and Pyxis experience a plus
Important COVID message
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.