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Kootenai Health Certified Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient Pharmacy in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Position Summary:

As a certified pharmacy technician, prepares, compounds, and dispenses medical orders/prescriptions under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.

Responsibilities:

  • May be expected to perform some clerical duties relating to the department

  • Receives and stores incoming supplies

  • Verifies stock and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records

  • Communicates effectively with customers

  • Performs a variety of tasks

  • Typically reports to supervisor or manager

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function

  • Competent to meet age specific needs of the patients served

Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician training program or equivalent work experience preferred

  • Must have a Certified Pharmacy Technician license with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy

  • Must have at least one year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer skills including keyboarding and practical data entry into data based software programs

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs

  • Must be able to maintain a standing position

  • Typical equipment used in a clinical job

  • Must be able to stoop, crouch or bend

About Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and healthcare benchmarks. Our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.

  • Three Time Magnet Designated since 2006 – This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.

  • Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – In 2014, Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain a locally-owned and independent health care provider.

  • Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks – Kootenai is consistently named one of the country's 100 Most Wired hospitals. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.

  • Three Time Great Workplace Award – Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!

As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance program

  • 457 retirement plan

  • Convenient near campus daycare

  • Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends

  • An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program

  • Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs

  • Professional development and leadership training opportunities

  • And much more

Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should!

Apply today!

Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.

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