PRN Pharmacy Technician II

What Health System Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health
Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health's pharmacy operations that service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers.

Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.

Job Summary
The Technician II, 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 II, 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

  • PRN - as needed.

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  • Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out of date items from the inventory.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

  • PTCB certified, or ability to obtain certification preferred.

  • 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.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks.

  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area.

  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications.

  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution.

  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods.

  • Adheres to all quality guidelines.

  • Works under moderate degree of supervision.

  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor.

  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor.

Anticipated hourly range: $19.90 per hour - $28.40 per hour (includes shift differential).

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Paid time off in compliance with applicable laws.

Application window anticipated to close: 07/02/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. 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 local law.