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Pharmacy Technician I - Inpatient Pharmacy

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital Work Days: Varied Category: Pharmacy Department: InPt Pharmacy Operations at CH Job Type: Full time Work Shift: Various Shifts Hours/Week: 40.00 Union: No Union Name: Non UnionDEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:At Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the inpatient pharmacy has the best of both worlds - an innovative academic environment in a community hospital setting. The inpatient pharmacy at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Cambridge Hospital is a dynamic department with cutting edge clinical services and state of the art automation and technology. We utilize EPIC for our Electronic Health Record (EHR), Pyxis technology for dispensing and have bedside bar coding implemented in all inpatient areas. All of the services we provide are performed with a focus on optimizing clinical outcomes and patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction and improving the financial sustainability of the organization. The staff in the inpatient pharmacy department at CHA is made up of a team of Clinical Specialists, Staff Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Interns. The inpatient pharmacy team works under the direction of the inpatient pharmacy manager to ensure safe medication dispensing, compounding and distributionJob Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Manager, Inpatient Pharmacy and the immediate supervision of the Pharmacists, and within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures, the Pharmacy Technician performs various non-judgmental aspects of pharmaceutical care in an inpatient pharmacy setting. Primary, essential job functions involve drug packaging and compounding (both non-sterile and sterile), drug transport, inventory management, record-keeping, drug monitoring and staff training. A commitment to patient safety, customer satisfaction, and efficient / effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation, and performance improvement is requiredQualifications/ Requirements:High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate is required.Work Experience: Minimum of one year of experience as a pharmacy technician is preferred.Certification: Completion of a Board of pharmacy approved certifying body pharmacy technician certification examination is preferred prior to hire and required within 6 months are hire.Registration: Must have a current technician registration in good standing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy or be eligible for registration in MA. In lieu of an active MA registration, candidates must register prior to working 1000 hours at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA). Failure to register within this time period will result in the discontinuation of employment at CHA.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , Pharmacy Technician I - Inpatient Pharmacy, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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