Pharmacy Technician II - Outpatient Specialty (Day Shift, M-F - NO Weekends)

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 157485-1A
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2020
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

If you are looking to be part of a small but fun, dynamic team that supports each other and works collaboratively this could be the Pharmacy Technician role for you. 

Day shift: Monday - Friday and NO Weekends. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

The majority of the time will be spent within the specialty pharmacy. Additional duties at the specialty pharmacy include (but not limited to) the following:
  • Conducts daily refill reminder calls and communicates with admin and coordinators within clinics to obtain updated prescriptions for patient refills accordingly
  • Collects and inputs prescription, insurance, and financial assistance information into pharmacy system for new/renewed specialty medications
  • Manages daily inventory and ordering of specialty medications and specialty pharmacy supplies
  • Daily handling and shipping of both specialty and non-specialty medications
  1. Performs independently on all essential duties and responsibilities of the outpatient pharmacy tech I.
  1. Transcribes verbal prescriptions from doctors’ offices at the discretion of the pharmacist on duty.
  1. Performs advanced register functions and advanced technique in prescription processing through the outpatient pharmacy system.
  1. Prepares topical and oral compounded products using proper required technique.
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals  into daily activities. 
  1. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  1. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  1. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  1. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School Diploma or GED

Licensure, Certification, Registration:   State of Massachusetts Registered Pharmacy Technician; National Certification for Pharmacy Technicians.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:         Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures; Knowledge of procedures and standards for the labeling and dispensing of prescription drugs; Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers; Skill in understand and use of PC based cash register; Clerical, word processing, and/or office skills; Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     At least one year of experience in hospital or retail settings.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to learn the skills, knowledge and abilities as described.



No Weekends 

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.