Job Summary General Summary Performs the duties of Pharmacy Technician II. Performs quality controls checks of medication orders and doses distributed following established procedures and schedules. Serves as liaison to inpatient units regarding dispensing and distribution of patient medication. Inputs patient medication orders on departmental computer system, ensuring that orders are verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.
Capable of performing the duties of Pharmacy Tech II plus:
Performs quality controls checks of medication orders and doses distributed following established procedures and schedules.
May input patient medication orders on departmental computer system, ensuring that orders are verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.
Provides training to new technicians in job duties, procedures and techniques.
Monitors and documents trainee performance, identifying areas for improvement and reports to designated pharmacist/lead technician and/or pharmacy technician supervisor.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to operate independently Ability to apply effective techniques and processes resulting in nearly zero errors or defects
Extensive knowledge of complex hospital medication use system
Ability to recognize and escalate problems
Strong communication and organizational skills
Proficient knowledge of basic computer skills
Strong attention to detail Ability to lead and follow direction
Must possess the following pharmaceutical knowledge/skills:
All of skills listed on level II plus:Non-sterile compounding path
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.