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Ridgeview Medical Center Pharmacy Technician in Waconia, Minnesota

Purpose of Job This position is responsible for assisting the Pharmacist with compounding and preparing medication orders, maintaining drug inventory control and distributing medications throughout the Ridgeview system while working in a highly automated pharmacy environment. Job Functions Assist pharmacist with medication filling and distribution of completed orders to inpatients. Orders, labels, counts and records stock of medications (both controlled substances, Rx and OTC), chemicals, and supplies. Restock and troubleshoot automated dispensing devices including the Carousel, Robot, PacMed and AcuDoses. Compound or repackage medications including, but not limited to, sterile IV's preparations, Chemotherapy, topical creams, and pediatric oral syringes. Delivers medications and pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations and surgery. Prepares clinic orders, restocks crash cart medication trays and other emergency boxes as needed. Maintains proper storage and security conditions for drugs. Answers telephones and responds to questions or requests. Help in training of newly hired pharmacy technicians and volunteers in the pharmacy. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Education/Work Experience High school diploma or equivalent Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Proficiency solving math ratios and other equations Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Attention to detail Knowledge of basic computer functions and Microsoft Office applications Ability to multi-task Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Preferred Qualifications Previous Pharmacy Technician experience in a hospital National certification Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Technician License Cognitive and Mental Demands Time Awareness - Continuous Writing - Continuous Initiation of Work - Occasional Memory - Continuous Receptiveness to Change - Occasional Reasoning - Continuous Required Sequences in Work - Frequent Problem Solving - Frequent Attentiveness Duration - Continuous Social Interactions - Frequent Mathematical Aptitude - Frequent Conflict Management - Occasional Reading - Continuous Detail Oriented - Continuous Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.