Pharmacy Technician (FTE 0.80)

Essentia Health

Job Description

Under the supervision and direction of the Pharmacist, the Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the accurate computer entry and processing of prescriptions, preparing unit dose medications, and non-sterile bulk compounding. Job duties also include inventory control, care of supplies and equipment, accurate cash handling, customer service, both in person and over the telephone, and the resolution of customer service issues. The Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in all aspects of the daily departmental activities, including training of new staff and pharmacy students, billing, record keeping and other clerical functions, monthly audits, and other duties as assigned by the pharmacist. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and good organizational skills are beneficial.
If working in a MN location, must meet one of these three education/experience categories as defined by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy:
Previous experience as a pharmacy technician with maintenance of continuous registration as a pharmacy technician with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy dating back prior to January 1st 2013.
Completion of a board-approved technician training program.
Willingness to complete the Essentia Health employer-based technician training program within first 90 days of employment.



Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Registered as a pharmacy technician in the state in which they will be working on or before their first day in the pharmacy.
Certified by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, or must obtain certification within1 years of hire.


Shift Rotation:
Day Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time:

Shift End Time:

every 4th Saturday


Call Obligation:

DC AFSCME Local 3454 Virg Clinic (DCAVA)

Union Posting Deadline:
02/16/2018 11pm

Employment Type

Part time