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Pharmacy Tech

Requisition #

65810BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

03-Sep-2020

Dept. Name

Community Pharmacy-United O/P

Hours Per Week

32

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.

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.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 65810
  • 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
    tasks
  • 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

Education

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

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 3-5 years retail pharmacy experience preferred

Licensure/Certifications

  • Registered technician in Minnesota
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician from national certification board required within 180 days of hire.

Work Schedule

Position is posting for a Float technician based out of the United Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy. Technician shifts across Allina Health Pharmacies are 8-10 hours long and operating hours range from 8AM-6PM to 7:30AM-10PM.
  • 32 hours per week
  • Days/Evenings Shifts
  • Every 3rd weekend
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

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

 

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 #

65810BR
Pharmacy