Job ID 85766 Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: RegularAbout Baystate Health
Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 3,100-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.5 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a children’s hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 160,000-member health insurance company.
What will you do
Ambulatory Services Pharmacy Technicians assist the pharmacist by performing all technical tasks related to preparation and distribution of prescriptions (i.e., taking patient information, adjudication of pharmacy claims through pharmacy computer system, ordering, stocking, and maintaining drug inventory, triaging telephone calls, prescription billing and cash register capabilities.); assist in the orientation and training of personnel in the above activities.
Performs all aspects of Pharmaceutical dispensing, including 3rd party claims processing and patient counseling. Maintain drug inventory and purchases (orders) drugs as required from vendors; incorporates returns for credits. Oversees Pharmacy Technicians in day to day work. Responsibility in providing drug information to patients and clinic providers and for ensuring safe and effective medication use practices and processes. Maintains appropriate records for all controlled substances. Complete monthly financial reports for Pharmacy location. Responsible for maintaining a neat and efficient work flow and physical environment and meeting productivity targets. Serves as primary resource for medication-related issues within DPH, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.
What you will need
• Registered Technician according to Massachusetts State Code 247 and Certified according to Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required
•High school graduate or equivalent;
•eighteen years of age or older;
•minimum 500 hours pharmacy experience;
•demonstrated general math skills;
•knowledge of brand and generic names;
•ability to work independently;
•knowledge of all pharmacy systems;
What you need to know
The Ambulatory Pharmacies are open from 8:00am - 8:00pm. Shifts will rotate within those hours. Schedule may include weekend and holiday rotation.
- 8 hours are between the hours of 8am and 8pm
- Need to be flexible to change days
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Location/Region: Springfield, MA