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Pharmacy Technologist

Company: American Addiction Centers
Location: Worcester
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Company SummaryAdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., is a for-profit substance abuse disorder treatment facility located at 107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605 . For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment. -Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Responsibilities:
Job SummaryThe Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing the highest possible patient care through dispensing quality medications as prescribed by a physician. - -Duties and Responsibilities: Accurately filly physician medication orders under the direction of the Pharmacist. - Properly deliver narcotics in accordance with Massachusetts State Law, as well as stock medications, to each unitFamiliarity with Automated Medication Dispensing Machines (Pyxis experience)Load and unload medications from AMD - Practices within the scope of certification.Receives outside vendor medications and medical supplies per hospital procedures and stores in proper areas.Reclaims medications from discharged patients and returns to the AMD or Pharmacy.Pulls outdated medications and prepares them for return.Maintains AMD with accurate medication at appropriate levels to meet the needs of the Hospital. -Competent in the use of computers.Performs clerical duties as instructed.Demonstrates conduct in keeping with American Addiction Center ethical standards and Code of Conduct. - Demonstrates professionalism and commitment to Teamwork at all times.Attends all mandatory in-services, safety training and annual trainings.

Qualifications:
Education/Experience:High school diploma or GED required.Completion of a board approved pharmacy technician training program.Preferred some form of college creditsCompleted board approved training program or have completed a minimum of 500 hours of employment as a pharmacy technician trainee or medication administration program.Certifications and Licenses:Passed board approved Pharmacy Technician Assessment Examination administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or pharmacy employer, current or in one year. -Physical RequirementsAAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. - The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination lawsProlonged sitting at a deskMust be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

Keywords: American Addiction Centers, Worcester , Pharmacy Technologist, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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