Pharmacy - Baystate Health

Req#: R26890
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Pharmacy
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Pharmacy Technician/Medication History Specialist

What you will do

Under the supervision of the care team pharmacist, the pharmacy technician/medication history specialist, interviews patients and reviews medication-related documentation for the purpose of compiling a medication history for patients being admitted to Baystate Medical Center. Compiled history information is entered into the patients electronic health record for the purpose of facilitating medication reconciliation by the admitting provider. May perform a variety of functions which impact the medication reconciliation process and patient care.

Pharmacy technicians, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in various activities of the pharmacy department. Through the leadership of the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor and Assistant Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Services, the pharmacy technician is responsible for the essential functions and responsibilities outlined in this document, noting every employee is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned.  Leadership has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities based on changes in workflows or processes as necessary.

Employee is expected to: Obtain and maintain appropriate knowledge and understanding of Baystate Medical Center/Baystate Health (BH) Pharmacy Services. This knowledge includes the values, policies, and procedures of BMC/BH and BH Pharmacy Services.

Understand major job responsibilities and performance factors that help meet the responsibilities which include:  Drug Distribution; Dedication to Quality Improvement Initiatives; Customer Service & Teamwork; Attendance.

Demonstrate commitment and dedication to patient-centered delivery of care.

What you will need

  • 3- 6 months of experience as a pharmacy technician.
  • Experience with medication names, their uses, doses and routes of administration is strongly preferred.
  • Possesses excellent communication/interpersonal skills, excellent computer skills and the ability to use various software applications, and excellent patient interview skills.  Must be able to work independently and utilizes critical thinking skills and effectively time management skills to prioritize tasks.
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician (MA) required
  • PTCB/Technician Certification required

This is a full time position/40 hrs/week

Inpatient pharmacy

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



GED or HiSET (Required)


Certified Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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.

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