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Beth Israel Lahey Health Pharmacy Technician I - Per Diem in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Rotating (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Supports the mission of the department by ensuring that the right patients receive the right medication in a safe and timely manner. Develops a full understanding of the drug distribution operations in their assigned area and demonstrates competency in carrying out all duties associated with medication distribution

Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1) In conjunction with other technician colleagues and supervisors ensures that all drug distribution functions are completed in a safe and timely manner; informs pharmacist and/or other supervisors of any workflow issues.

2) Repackages and compounds medications, as needed, in accordance with departmental procedures.

3) Maintains appropriate inventory levels in area of practice by rotating stock, checking for expired medications, informing pharmacy buyer when inventory levels are low, and checking in wholesaler order.

4) Understands and effectively utilizes all appropriate technology to accomplish job duties.

5) Answers telephone calls, triaging requests and following through with appropriate action.

6) Actively participates in continuous performance improvement activities of the department, including providing suggestions on how to improve day-to-day operations.

7) Demonstrates competency in all required areas for a Pharmacy Technician I. Completes all departmental competency requirements

8) Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.

9) Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.

10) Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.

11) Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

12) Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

13) Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.

14) Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

15) Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

16) Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Must be a registered technician with the MA Board of Pharmacy or must become registered with the MA Board of Pharmacy after 500 hours of worked hours on the job and prior to 1000 worked hours.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet the requirements of this job description. Math skills are required. Understands standard pharmaceutical/medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in the prescribing and dispensing of medications. English communication skills oral and written comprehension. Knowledge of policies and regulations pertaining to handling and distribution of controlled substances and hazardous materials preferred. Experience with electronic medical records preferred.

Experience: One year experience as a pharmacy technician preferred

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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