Part Time Pharmacy Technician
Company: Cardinal Health
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with
medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to
protect our employees. We train our employees on these best
practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC
guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities
are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and
follow all posted guidelines.
Reporting to the PDC Director of Pharmacy, or designee, this
position is responsible for assisting and supporting the site based
clinical pharmacists in providing and supporting pharmacy services
by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications at Taunton
State Hospital, Pocasset Mental Health Center, and Corrigan Mental
This is a part time position (24 hours per week) primarily located
at Taunton State Hospital with about 8-16 hours per month spent at
Pocasset and Corrigan Mental Health Centers. Pharmacy operations at
these sites currently take place Monday through Friday, 7:30am -
Verifies receipt of medication deliveries at the site(s) and
reviews for accuracy.
Demonstrates competency in the use of automated dispensing machines
Maintains pharmacy inventory through filling the ADMs at the
site(s), anticipates needed medications and supplies, and
communicates with the site-based clinical pharmacists and/or PDC
regarding any medication stock changes or needs.
Accurately loads medications from restock lists into ADMs.
Empties and reconciles contents of ADM return bins.
Ensures that look-alike, sound-alike medications are segregated in
Accurately loads new inventory items and removes items deleted from
inventory in ADMs.
Monitors ADM stock-outs and resolves in a timely manner.
Reports automated dispensing equipment issues promptly to the
System Automation Technician.
Monitors medication supply for outdates and rotates stock to ensure
use before expiration date.
Performs medication room/unit inspections and communicates results
with site-based clinical pharmacists and PDC Director of
Assists the System Automation Technician with review of current par
levels at the site(s) and assists with implementation of par level
and/or stock changes.
Enters charges and credits for patient medications accurately, as
Repackages bulk medications in unit-dose packages safely and
accurately per established procedures using appropriate techniques,
Demonstrates competency in packaging equipment and adheres to
established processes and procedures, as applicable.
Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, and
quality improvement programs.
Completes timely and maintains all required training and education
per department requirements (e.g., MySpark, myLearning, Continuing
Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety,
security, fire, and infection control. Complies with all applicable
state, local and federal regulations.
Maintains safety-integrity-professionalism at all times to include
appropriate communication with coworkers.
Organizes and prioritizes work assignments.
Demonstrates good oral and written communication.
Answers the telephone, identifying self and department; directs
calls to appropriate personnel.
Keeps pharmacy areas clean, neat, and well organized; Keeps
pharmacy equipment clean.
Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area
inspections at least monthly; identifies and replaces outdated and
Performs other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
Willing to modify work schedule to accommodate staffing needs of
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Massachusetts Pharmacy Technician license OR ability to obtain
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT or ExCPT) preferred.
Previous experience as a pharmacy technician in a retail or
hospital pharmacy setting preferred.
Knowledge of Commonwealth of Massachusetts pharmacy law when
ordering and handling medications.
Must have a good working knowledge of generic and trade names of
Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Word,
Excel, and Powerpoint preferred.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize.
A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in
order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination
2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine
1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to
federal, state and/or customer requirements.
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status,
marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance,
genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or
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