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Cert Pharmacy Tech

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3133420 Date posted 01/25/2021
Cert Pharmacy Tech-(3133420)


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

1. Prepares non-IV medication for dispensing under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, demonstrating accuracy, precision, and consistency relating to selection, packaging and labeling functions
o Accurately prepares medication for dispensing from computer fill lists, medication labels or other request forms using accepted policies and procedures.
o Fills assigned unit dose cassettes and prepares labels as needed in a timely manner to maintain established delivery schedules.
o Repackages medications according to department policy maintaining proper documentation and assuring that all work is checked by a pharmacist
o Replaces medications (including controlled medications) to automated dispensing units. Informs charge nurse as well as pharmacist of all controlled drug inventory discrepancies assuring that all discrepancies are resolved with 48 hours.
o Screens phone calls and visitors to minimize pharmacist interruptions. Assist the pharmacist by charging for and screening information for missing doses. All completed work is checked by a pharmacist prior to dispensing.
o Accurately perform daily C-II safe functions by pulling narcotics for automated dispensing units (ADS), patient specific narcotics and refilling EMS kits.
o Prepares medication code trays as well as other code kits for crash carts according to policy and procedure
2. Distributes medications, as required, to patient areas of the hospital
o Accurately and efficiently delivers medications to patient care areas on an as needed basis according to established policies and procedures, assuring timely provision of medications to patients.
o Consistently and thoroughly checks patient's medication cassettes at the time of cart exchange to assure all needed medications are transferred to current cassette
3. Assists in the creation, handling, and maintenance of a variety of pharmacy records to promote the efficient operation of the pharmacy and regulatory compliance
o Accurately updates patient medication cassettes regarding admissions, discharges, and transfers
o Accurately and consistently charges and credits patient medication from the cart fill lists
o Accurately records quantities of medications issued when filling floor stock requests
4. Assists in maintaining proper inventory and control of medications and supplies purchased by the pharmacy
o Maintains orderly stock levels of all medications in the dispensing area facilitate the proper and timely filling of medication orders as observed and checked by a pharmacist
5. Maintains work area in a neat, orderly, and clean condition
o Medications stored in the dispensing area and work stations (including the IV room) are maintained in a neat and orderly condition at all times, to reduce potential for errors
o Outdated medications are removed from stock to prevent dispensing
6. Actively participates in the quality improvement activities of the department
o Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area inspections on a monthly basis. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications
o Accurately records refrigerator temperature logs twice daily to assure proper storage conditions for medications
7. Maintains competence required for current position description
o Maintains current New Hampshire Pharmacy Technician Registration
o Maintains current National Pharmacy Technician Certification
o Attends pharmacy staff/technician meetings


Experience Minimum Required
•1+ year as a Pharmacy Tech

Experience Preferred/Desired
•1+ year as a hospital Pharmacy Tech

Education Minimum Required
•HS Diploma

Training Preferred/Desired
•Certified Pharmacy Technician from PTCB, NHA (formerly know as ICPT) or ASHP

Special Skills Minimum Required
•Pharmacy Automation, Computer skills

Licensure and/or Certifications Required
•NH Pharmacy Technician Registration required at time of hire.
•National Pharmacy Technician Certification from PTCB within 90 days of hire.

EEO StatementEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
· The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave


:Pharmacy Technician


:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


:Per Diem
Standard Hours:1



Employee Status

:Limited Term / Per Diem
Recruiting Department:WDH Pharmacy

Job Posting

:Jun 7, 2021


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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