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Hennepin County Medical Center Pharmacy Tech (Pipeline) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Located in downtown Minneapolis, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is Minnesota's premier Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families and staff, HCMC offers primary care and retail clinics throughout the Hennepin County metro area. We partner with our community, our patients and their families to ensure access to outstanding care. Our mission is to improve health and wellness through patient and community education, teaching and research. Hennepin Healthcare iscurrently seeking Pharmacy Techs to joinour busy Pharmacy Departments. Opportunities will include a variety of schedules and shifts includingcasual, part-time, and full time positions for primarily day/evening rotating shifts, rotating weekend and holidays.Full time positions are eligible for benefits. This postingis a talent pipeline requisition to field interested applicants for consideration for any approved openings in the department. SUMMARY Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist performs a variety of technical and clerical duties allowable by law, while maintaining a favorable image of the pharmacy within the hospital and in the community. RESPONSIBILITIES Answers phones for the pharmacy department and directs calls to appropriate personnel Maintains knowledge of the Hospital Credit and Collection Policy and other related policies Prepackages, prepares, labels and hands out prescriptions after they are checked by a registered pharmacist Maintains cash registers, credit card machines and reporting for cash transactions Prepares daily deposits for the cashier's office Bills and credits patient medications Stocks inventory in Pharmacy Routinely checks and removes outdated and expired medications Delivers medications to patient care and ancillary areas and picks up new orders as scheduled Files prescriptions and reports Maintains the pharmacy in a clean and organized fashion Enters outpatient prescriptions Obtains and records patient drug histories Triages orders, determines priorities, processes orders and notifies the pharmacist as appropriate Performs various calculations to determine the correct dose using weight Identifies the appropriate product to process based on the prescription order Triages insurance rejections and initiates prior authorization claims as needed Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations and symbols Maintains a working knowledge of general chemical and physical properties of drugs Compounding medications as per Minnesota Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations Responsible for safe and careful handling of chemotherapeutic medications Assist with other duties as assigned but only after appropriate training 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 CPhT certification within 6 months of date of hire, paid for by employee Preferred Qualifications: Computer skills Knowledge of Pharmacy computer systems Insurance and Billing Experience Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Ability to communicate with other employees and public Possess strong interpersonal skills; be a team player, and promote 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 Ability to use computer effectively You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your emp

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