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Pharmacy Tech I Certified

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

Hospital Pharmacy

Hours Per Week



ANW L113 Residual Workers


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.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 61581
  • Selects, calculates, and measures intravenous medications using sterile technique
  • Selects and prepares non-sterile medications
  • Label, charge and credit pharmacy IV products
  • Packages IV medications
  • Set-up, utilize and maintain admixture and packaging automation
  • Enters and modifies patient medicaton order in computer
  • Inventory - maintains mediation inventory levels including purchasing, handling back orders, receiving and checking supplies and stock, and replenishing and distributing supplies and stock
  • Unit dose check - checks unit dose medications for accuracy following unit dose and Pyxis fill process
  • Narcotics/stock - select medications and stocks patient care areas and surgical areas with floorstock and narcotics, and audits medications and interacts with managers to solve discrepancies


  • High school diploma or equivalent required



  • 1 year prior experience in pharmacy is required
  • A pharmacy technician training program does not satisfy this requirement
  • Hours documented in a pharmacy technician on the job internship will count toward the 1 year requirement


  • Ability to read, speak, understand and write in English effectively
  • Requires the performance of math calculations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and work with algebraeic formulas
  • Is expected to accurately read, transcribe, speak and understand verbal and written pharmaceutical terminology in English
  • Must be able to utilize a computer to perform tasks using PC software, automated dispensing technology and other computer applications
  • Ability to self-motivate and work cooperatively with others as a team, prioritizing work to meet customer needs


  • Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Minnesota Board of Pharmacy registration as a pharmacy technician

Work Schedule

32 hours per week
every other weekend rotation
L113 Union

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


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.

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