The Materials Management Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing support for pharmacy inventory management. Â The Technician Level l may work in any of the pharmacy areas including adult clinic satellites, outpatient pharmacy satellite, pediatric clinic satellite and investigational drug service area. Â Technician Level I duties include receiving orders from institute vendors/sponsors, putting away stock, managing storage space & locations, replenishingÂ stock medications and supply materials in the clinic locations, repackaging products and performing various quality control tasks as assigned.
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.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receive orders from DFCI vendors and/or sponsors
Follow established procedures for receiving medications and pharmacy supplies
Works efficiently, able to maintain a steady workflow
Able to perform quality controls steps to ensure proper entry of data in pharmacy
Able to lift large boxes and delivery packages, as much as: 30 lbs.
Participates in the management of adequate levels of medications and supplies
Manage storage space and locations
Maintains clean and organized work and storage area
Able to maintain automated storage devices
Able to adjust work time and schedule to meet daily demands
Manage pharmacy clinic storage space for medication and supplies.
Replenish pharmacy clinic areas with medication and supplies based on established processes.
Perform daily pharmacy clinic review.
Has working knowledge of and is able to use all technology required to perform functions of daily duties
Identify when technology is not working properly
Participates in quality control
Cycle Counting medication stock in all pharmacy locations
Identifies, removes, and replaces outdated medications/stock in pharmacy areas
Disposes of and documents non reusable medications consistently and appropriately
Updates medication and supply labels with pertinent data
Maintains all required logs and documentation
Participates in special projects as assigned
Research pharmacy support
Adheres to departmental standards/teamwork/collaboration
Absenteeism and tardiness are within Institute guidelines
Adapts positively to frequent interruptions and changes in work environment, workload and/or work schedule
Actively learns from his/her practice and the practice of others
Seeks out and is receptive to constructive feedback on performance and development
Consistently demonstrates respectful and courteous behavior toward peers, coworkers, and visitors
Demonstrates ability to communicate information, questions, and problems to department members in a professional and positive manner
Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with peers and coworkers
Demonstrates the ability to communicate in a professional manner with others outside the department (i.e. patients, providers, other institutions)
Works effectively as a member of a unit team and cross functional teams
Promotes departmental inclusivity
Understands who customer (both external and internal) is and takes responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty
Sets an example of excellence in customer service to others
Completes competency assessment
Completes annual competencies as assigned
Completion of continuing education as required to maintain license and certification
Keeps up-to-date on policies and procedures and ensures compliance
Attends and participates in education pertinent to DFCI pharmacy systems and/or
Demonstrates critical thinking
Demonstrates flexibility and ability to change and set priorities, adapt to new situations, and accept additional responsibilities based on the changing needs of the work setting
Perform pharmaceutical calculations accurately when necessary
Demonstrates ability to utilize references and/or drug information references
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Oral and written communication skills
Required to lift packages (+/-) 30 lbs.
Attention to detail
Accuracy and precision in data entry
Prioritization and organization of work
Basic computer skills
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule
Pharmaceutical math skills
Safe handling of antineoplastics, biologics and chemical
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level degree program for pharmacy
Inventory management experience preferred
One year pharmacy technician experience preferred or certified pharmacy technician within one year of start date with the exception of pharmacy students
Basic computer skills: Internet Explorer, Outlook, Excel, and Word.
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.
Internal Number: 2021-23867
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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 under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.