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Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency Pharmacy Tech - Hospital Inpatient in Minneapolis, Minnesota

SUMMARY
We are currently seeking a *Pharmacy Tech *to join our Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy team. This part-time role will primarily work on-site, 64 hours per pay period, day/evening rotation, rotating weekends and holidays. Benefits eligible.

Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist performs a variety of technical and clerical duties allowed by law. Foster and maintain a positive image of the pharmacy within the hospital and in the community.

Required COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees

Hennepin Healthcare will begin requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes all employees, volunteers, students, and contracted staff, with limited exemptions for medical or religious reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accurately prepare, package, label and deliver medications after they are checked by a registered pharmacist, intern or qualified technician checker
  • Correctly perform pharmaceutical calculations to ensure correct doses are dispensed
  • Aseptically prepare IV admixtures and other sterile products as requested (when trained)
  • Triage pharmacy phone calls and resolve issues as able
  • Inspect and maintain medication supply throughout the facility
  • Remove and replace outdated medications from the pharmacy, clinics, nursing stations, and Automated Dispensing Cabinets
  • Compounding medication as per Minnesota Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations
  • Stocks inventory in Pharmacy
  • Routinely checks and removes outdated and expired medications
  • Delivers medications to patient care and ancillary areas
  • Maintain and suggest improvements to pharmacy workflow
  • Maintains the pharmacy in a clean and organized fashion
  • Perform patient charging and other pharmacy financial activities when needed
  • Responsible for safe and careful handling of chemotherapeutic medications
  • Use and maintain pharmacy equipment, medication rooms, and work areas according to approved procedures
  • Know and use appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations and symbols
  • Maintains a working knowledge of general chemical and physical properties, and appropriate use, of drugs
  • Understand pharmacology of medications commensurate with pharmacy technician role
  • Perform additional pharmacy technician duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: * High School Diploma or GED * Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program or a 240 hour employer based Technician training Program or 1,000 hours of Pharmacy experience * Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with MN State Board * PTCB or ExCPT pharmacy tech certification within 6 months of date of hire, paid for by employee Preferred Qualifications: * Excellent computer skills * Knowledge of Pharmacy computer systems Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: * Ability to communicate with other employees and patientsPossess strong interpersonal skills; be a team player, and promote a positive team environment * Excellent customer service skills * Demonstrate good decision making skills, problem solving techniques, and possess the ability to prioritize multiple tasks * Ability to use a computer and associated programs * Ability to understand oral and written instructions; * Ability to learn and apply pharmacy procedures and interpret prescriptions * Ability to apply basic math skills * Some skill in record keeping * Must be competent in 5 out of 8 areas within 6 months of hire: First Dose Unit Dose, Cart Fill, General IV Preparation, Omnicell, Decentral, ATP, Chemotherapy IV Preparation, TPN Preparation

Title: Pharmacy Tech - Hospital Inpatient

Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus

Requisition ID: 212345

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