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Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Mass Vet Referral Hospital is looking for a part-time Certified Pharmacy Technician to join the pharmacy team in Woburn, Massachusetts.

About the Job: The primary responsibilities of the Pharmacy Technician are to assist the Medical Teams with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. The incumbent is required to perform all tasks in a safe manner, consistent with state and federal & state pharmaceutical laws.

  • Perform computer entry of prescription information including but not limited to: patient search, prescriber search, drug selection, prescription interpretation & entry, insurance billing and basic problem resolution.
  • Accept customer and prescription information required to process new and refill prescriptions, including refill authorization from doctor offices where permitted by state law.
  • Retrieve the appropriate medication from inventory where permitted by state law.
  • Create prescription labels and put them on prescription containers where permitted by state law.
  • Place medication into prescription containers where permitted by state law.
  • Complete paperwork related to filling prescriptions and input customer and prescription data into the computer system where permitted by law.
  • Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order.
  • Assist in inventory management processes including: order review, inventory returns, restocking shelves, and physical inventory preparation.
  • Reconstitute oral liquids where permitted by state law.
  • Assist with drug inventory control and management, following all state and federal laws regulating drugs by class and handling protocols.
  • Relay information about medications and answer client questions about medications, using excellent customer service skills.

Schedule: The schedule will include part-time hours and require a Saturday shift every week.

About You:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, plus 600 practical hours working in retail and/or pharmacy operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current CPhT license required
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in retail pharmacy, veterinary medicine preferred
  • Must have the ability to work independently in a fast pace environment.
  • Working knowledge of USP 795
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English is required
  • Knowledge and practical application of basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is required
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with clients and the general public in a professional and friendly manner.

Benefits of Working at Mass Vet:

  • Compensation is based on experience and skill level
  • Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.
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