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OUTPATIENT PHARMACY TECH

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

High school diploma or equivalent is required
MN Pharmacy Technician registration prior to start
JOB SUMMARY
Performs the technical clerical functions associated with dispensing medication.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.
Experience: N/A
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Minnesota Technician registration prior to hire. Must become nationally certified (CPhT) within the required time period following date of hire per the Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Completion of approved pharmacy tech training program
Experience: Previous work in a pharmacy environment.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Familiarity with drug names, both brand and generic; ability to understand and to utilize the PIMS as well as PC's in the pharmacy; operational knowledge of equipment used in the pharmacy; to follow written and oral instructions with accuracy and dependability; to communicate verbal and written instructions; to work with sustained attention on repetitive tasks; to distinguish routine functions from those that require professional judgment; good finger dexterity; to do light typing; to learn and participate in all areas assigned; to adapt to the changing role of Hospital pharmacy and develop new technician roles; to give consistent attention to details.
READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to see, hear, stand, talk, bend and sit for an eight (8) hour period; ability to lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds. Occasional prolonged standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment.
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours)
Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Employment Type

Unscheduled (Casual)

Hours

.00, as scheduled, Req # - 11130

Schedule

Day shift

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