As a key player in our clinical research enterprise, Research Pharmacy is responsible for pharmaceutical management of investigational drugs for oncology trials. Our mission is to provide the highest quality pharmaceutical cares to our research patients. Motivated candidates are encouraged to apply to work in this fast pace working environment with a rapidly growing oncology trial portfolio at Dana-Farber.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new outpatient cancer facility in January 2021 in Chestnut Hill. The new ambulatory center, located at 300 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, will provide much needed space for adult patient care to support our patient growth. Dana-Farber - Chestnut Hill will offer Clinical and Research Laboratory Services, Clinical Trials, Imaging, Infusion Services, Nutrition Support, Retail Pharmacy, Social Work, and Transfusion Services. This will be a multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art facility designed to maintain the same model of care that is currently given to our patients on our Longwood Campus.
Training for this position will start at our Longwood campus (450 Brookline Ave), and will transition to Chestnut Hill after opening.
Responsible for providing technical support under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The Level II Research Pharmacy Technician's duties include:
Receiving investigational products into inventory
Preparation of investigational products for dispensing, including sterile compounding
Inventory tracking and maintenance including drug expiration updates
Tracking and processing drug returns and replacements
Utilizing various equipment and technology available in pharmacy
Managing and maintaining study documentations and investigational product accountability
Assisting in various quality control tasks to ensure compliance to institutional, state and federal regulatory policies
Participating in the training and orientation of new technicians and pharmacy students
Other duties as assigned
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
High school graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level degree program for pharmacy or related field
Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy Registration as Pharmacy Intern or Pharmacy Technician
National Pharmacy Technician Certification required with the exception of pharmacy students
Two to five years pharmacy technician experience, with one year of IV admixture and/or one year of oncology experience and/or retail pharmacy experience
Internal Number: 2020-18427
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.