• Infusion Pharmacy Technician I - Longwood

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(9/4/2019 1:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-16766
    Category
    Pharmacy
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    82
  • Overview

    The Level III Hazardous Compounding Infusion Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing technical support under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The level III technician will staff in all pharmacy locations areas as required and has additional operational responsibilities. The technician’s duties include but are not limited to: compounding hazardous and non-hazardous medications, batch compounding of pharmaceutical products, inventory management, medication tracking, compliance with regulatory standards, utilizing the various equipment and technology available in the pharmacy, and performing various quality control tasks as assigned. The level III pharmacy technician is responsible for organizing and leading the training and orientation processes of new pharmacy employees in all pharmacy workspaces. In addition to basic pharmacy responsibilities, the level III pharmacy technician is also tasked with operational, regulatory and compliance tasks, covering of satellite areas, as well as mentoring responsibilities for lower level technicians and interns.

     

     

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and compound hazardous and non-hazardous medications
    • Perform daily inventory management of medications and supplies
    • Use all technology required to perform daily tasks
    • Lead and participate in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians
    • Participate in various quality control tasks
    • Participate in miscellaneous tasks and special projects

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level degree program for pharmacy or a related field.
    • Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy Registration as a Pharmacy Technician.
    • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) must be current.
    • Must hold the National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) in sterile compounding.
    • At least five years of pharmacy technician experience, with at least three years of experience in an inpatient or oncology compounding pharmacy.
    • Previous experience with sterile compounding is required. 

    Note: We may consider candidates who are licensed pharm techs with at least two years of work as a pharmacy technician with at least one year of sterile compounding experience in an inpatient or oncology compounding experience for a level II position.

     

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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