Part Time Pharmacy Technician I, Evening/Overnight Shift

Cardinal Health

Job Summary

The Technician I, Health Systems Pharmacy provides assistance to the Pharmacist in the daily operations of the pharmacy. Activities include the preparation of and filling of prescriptions, taking pharmacy inventory and processing product returns. The Technician I, Health Systems Pharmacy ensures that all orders are reviewed by a registered pharmacist and records all activity in compliance with regulatory and company guidelines. This job frequently communicates with customers to ensure timely and accurate order fulfillment of all orders.

About the The MA State Office of Pharmacy (MSOPS) Pharmacy Distribution Center (PDC)

The MA State Office of Pharmacy Pharmacy Distribution Center provides medications via central fill in unit dose or blister card form for DDS, DPH, DMH, DOC, and HOC facilities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our pharmacy technicians are responsible for providing a wide range of supportive tasks including unit dose packaging, blister card packaging, sterile IV compounding, use of automation (carousels and automated dispensing machines), as well as medication order entry. Site-based pharmacy technicians support the maintenance of pharmaceutical inventory at our facilities in the field.

Schedule

24 hours per week – (3) 8 hour shifts OR (4) 6 hour shifts.

Evening/Overnight shift – start time between 7pm-8pm.

Rotating weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities

Assists pharmacists in filling prescription orders as permitted by State Boards of Pharmacy.

Prepares medication for dispensing, packaging and shipment.

Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out of date items from the inventory.

Enters medical supply orders in pharmacy system.

Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in an amicable and professional manner.

Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.

Inputs patient data and prescription information into the pharmacy information management system.

Maintains knowledge of and abides by all applicable pharmacy laws and regulations.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Massachusetts pharmacy technician in training license OR ability to obtain licensure.

Ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets.

Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint preferred.

Ability to work well in a team.

Strong communication skills.

Strong customer service skills.

A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes: 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements.

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies basic skills and techniques to complete routine tasks within assigned area.

Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications.

Works on basic and routine assignments.

Works within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methods.

Adheres to all quality guidelines.

Works under close supervision.

All work is reviewed for accuracy.

Any deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding.

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