Pharmacy Technician I, PER DIEM

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 156406-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job


Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is one of the world’s premier health care organizations, pioneering innovative treatments and highly specialized surgery utilizing cutting edge technology.  Under the supervision of an inpatient pharmacist, you will:

  • Ensure that patients receive the correct medical in a safe and timely manner
  • Deliver medication to the patient care units
  • Accurately fill medications from the list provided by the automated dispensing machine
  • Deliver medications to the automated dispensing machines on the patient care units in an accurate and timely manner; checking for errors such as expiration dates and wrong strengths
  • Repackage and compound medications, as needed
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels by rotating stock, checking for expired medications, informing pharmacy buyer when inventory is low and checking on wholesale orders
  • Answer phone calls, triage requests and follow through with appropriate action(s)
  • Actively participate in continuous performance improvement activities of the department, including providing suggestions on how to improve day-to-day operation.

Ideal candidates will be a registered technician with the MA Board of Pharmacy.



Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Must be a registered technician with the MA Board of Pharmacy.  Technician must be nationally certified by PTCB (preferred) or equivalent within 6 months of start date.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet the requirements of this job description. Math skills are required.

Experience:     Must have satisfied competency criteria as required for incumbent to successfully attain their MA Pharmacy Technician registration.



About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.