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Pharmacy Tech II-7/70

Requisition #

66543BR

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

14-Sep-2020

Dept. Name

MRC Pharmacy

Hours Per Week

35

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 66543
  • Prepare, check and dispense medications and supplies, compound extemporaneous products including packaging of medications in unit dose or unit of use packaging
  • Follows USP 797 requirements in preparing IV admixtures, IVIG, antibiotic piggybacks, syringes and other aseptically prepared products
  • Deliver medications and supplies to patient care areas
  • Perform monthly station checks, medication room outdate checks and organization
  • Check and restock nursing unit crash carts
  • Answer and/or appropriately triage incoming phone calls to various areas of the pharmacy department or pharmacists using proper phone etiquette
  • Assist in inventory control functions
  • Order, receive, unpack, check incoming stock against invoice and put away in a timely manner in relief of the buyer
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a healthy work environment including positive communication and employee engagement
  • Demonstrate awareness of information relating to health and safety at work and perform safely at all time
  • Positive focus on customer service and age specific and cultural diversity
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and adhere to compliance regulations

Education

  • High school degree minimum

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Voc tech pharmacy technician training program or 2 years of hospital pharmacy experience preferred

Skills

  • Good ability to perform routine mathematical and pharmaceutical calculations
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer experience preferred
  • Typing skill of 30 wpm preferred

Licensure/Certifications

  • Technician certification required by 2009
  • Registered with Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Work Schedule

Evening 7/70 position.

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

66543BR
Pharmacy