Oct 19, 2019

Pharmacy Technician - Certified - 20 hrs - Cambridge Harvard Vanguard

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Atrius Health

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts.

The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy.

We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.

Summary of Position

The Certified Pharmacy Technician performs a wide range of routine and complex pharmaceutical duties in support of pharmacy operations. Assumes a lead role among support staff within the pharmacy. Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and company policies and procedures. Must possess Pharmacy Technician Registration, as required by the Massachusetts Pharmacy Board of Registration, as well as National Pharmacy Training Certification.

Works under the direct supervision of the pharmacist.Requests and accepts both new prescriptions and refill authorizations, relieving Pharmacist of prescription intake duties. Enters accurate prescription data into automated pharmacy dispensing system. Assists patients with pick-up of medications, and provides courteous and professional customer service. Processes and records payments accurately. Receives pharmacy supplies from vendors, confirms quantities received, inspects for damaged shipment, and reports discrepancies to supervisor. Stores medications appropriately with proper rotation. Works well with others and collaborates for overall success of department and organization.

Education: Graduate of an approved pharmacy technician program, or equivalent institutional/retail pharmacy experience. Must possess and maintain appropriate pharmacy technician registration as required by Massachusetts Pharmacy Board of Registration without restrictions, as well as National Pharmacy Training Certification. CE credits must be current for the past two years.

Skills and Experience: Must possess working knowledge of pharmacy operations and cash handling experience. Requires knowledge of laws and regulations related to pharmacy practice and patient confidentiality. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills are preferred.Must be team oriented and demonstrate excellent patient service skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills when interacting with patients and colleagues.Sound judgment with the ability to work and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.Must be at least 18 years of age.Minimum 1 year experience in a retail/institutional pharmacy setting preferred.

All Pharmacy Operations applicants who receive an offer of employment must pass a pre-employment drug test as a condition of hire. Refusal to engage in drug testing may result in a rescinded offer of employment.

Benefits Include:

* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,

* Generous Paid Time Off

* 10 paid holidays,

* Paid professional development,

* Generous health and welfare benefit package.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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