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Pharmacy Tech

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

Community Pharmacy-Piper

Hours Per Week





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.

Allina Health Pharmacy provides fast, efficient services at 15 sites throughout the Twin Cities metro and greater Minnesota communities. Pharmacy team members have expertise in many acute and chronic medication needs, including organ transplant, diabetes, infertility, pediatrics, oncology and the management of multiple medications. Online and mail order prescription services are also provided.


Req ID: 65676
  • Performs technician duties to optimize customer service and productivity
  • Prioritizes, enters, fills, labels and bags prescriptions accurately
  • Calculates correct day supplies and enters compounded prescriptions with accuracy
  • Enters patient and third party information correctly
  • Processes refill requests quickly
  • Processes bills and rebills quickly and accurately
  • Follows direction regarding workflow systems to ensure safe, timely and cost effective administration of medications
  • Performs work processes efficiently at each work station
  • Communicates with the pharmacy team and leaders to ensure effective working relationships
  • Maintains good rapport and respect for coworkers
  • Takes direction from leaders
  • Utilizes Allina policies and procedures in completion of daily
  • Uses a communication technique reflecting attention to age and the specific needs of the patient or staff member
  • Ensures that all work processes are performed efficiently at each work station
  • Performs filling duties to ensure quick and accurate prescription delivery
  • Effectively prioritizes work to meet customer promise times
  • Utilizes proper tools and resources to ensure prescription instocks are maximized through daily ordering and use of return programs
  • Reduces audit risks through proper checks such as DAW, days supply, signatures, dates, take as directed and returns-to-stock
  • Ensures pharmacy environment meets standards for cleanliness, safeness and presents a professional atmosphere
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients, families and staff
  • Complies with all Allina controlled substance policies and procedures
  • Documents and complies with standards for any active accreditations
  • Performs daily cash control routines where needed
  • Maintains organized records of invoices, reports and other important documents
  • Provides great customer service with patients, families, nursing staff and others
  • Greets patients, employees, and medical staff in a timely and courteous manner
  • Asks questions to help obtain information needed


  • Current technician registration from the MN Board of Pharmacy
  • High school graduate required



  • 3-5 years retail pharmacy experience preferred


  • Registered technician in Minnesota
  • PTCB certification required at time of hire

Pre-employment Drug Screen

  • This role requires that all external and internal applicants successfully pass a drug test before beginning work. A positive test result and/or refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.

Work Schedule

Posted position is a float position between the Piper and Heart pharmacies on the Abbott Northwestern campus.

Allina Health Piper Building pharmacy is open Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm.
Allina Health Heart Hospital Pharmacy is open 24 hours daily.

Shifts are scheduled monthly and split between Piper and Heart.

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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