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Fairview Health Services Pharmacy Technician- Hospital in Edina, Minnesota


SIGN-ON BONUS of up to $5,000 may be offered. Under the direction of the Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician II is responsible for day-to-day comprehensive pharmacy technician services in a complex medical environment. This may include unit dose dispensing technology and sterile medication compounding.

The Pharmacy Technician II will skillfully use interpersonal, customer service, problem solving and collaboration skills to support and influence operational objectives.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Partner with care providers and pharmacists to ensure that patient receives the needed medication accurately, safely, in accordance with all legal requirements and policies and in a professional and timely manner.

  • Under the direction of the pharmacist, receive prescription/orders from electronic medical record, process manually or using the appropriate computer system and protocols, prepare drug therapy and/or dispense medication in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with all legal, regulatory agency and Fairview requirements.

  • Maintain the IV hoods or isolators, clean room, ante room according to manufacturer’s specifications and regulatory requirements as applicable.

  • Coordinate ordering, delivery of medications, supplies and equipment to patients and clinical areas as requested.

  • Participate in regulatory, quality assurance and process improvement activities and other projects as assigned.

  • Support the training of new trainees.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent.


At least 6 months pharmacy technician experience in a complex pharmacy or healthcare environment.


Eligible to become registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the MN State Board of Pharmacy and eligible to become certified with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Nationally certified or become certified within 12 months of employment. Certifying exams must have National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation, with examples including, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam and The Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).

Preferred Education

Completion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited pharmacy technician training program


At least 1 year of pharmacy technician experience in a complex pharmacy or healthcare environment.

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Edina

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (7/15/2021 7:40 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-76347

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Pharmacy - Inpatient