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NO WEEKENDS! Pharmacy Technician III, In-Patient, Float

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:This position is a float position. The ability to work at various sites, depending on departmental needs throughout the MHealth Fairview system, is required. We offer hourly float premium pay, free parking, as well as mileage pay.Ready to do outstanding work every day, like to be on the move, having to make quick decisions in the moment, and knowing what you do is making a difference? Does having variety in what you do, learning every day, and working independently in a friendly, encouraging environment, sound like a fit for you? We are hiring for Pharmacy Technicians with sterile compounding experience. If you're self-motivated, have a questioning attitude, and critical thinking skills, become part of the M Health Fairview Pharmacy team.This position will be part of a diverse team, working in a newly renovated space, making, and delivering, medications to patients throughout the hospital. The Pharmacy Technician will help provide care to patients at all stages of life, from the tiniest of babies, patients recovering from surgery to patients being treated with cutting- edge chemo therapies; YOU will be involved in their care. This position will provide room to grow, with the opportunity to advance to four technician levels and beyond, to roles in supervision, procurement, business coordination, and quality.Camaraderie. Learning. Fellowship. Teamwork. Impact. Become a pharmacy technician. Apply now!Location: UMMC West Bank, located in Minneapolis, MNHours: 80 hours bi-weeklyShift: day/evening, no weekendsThis position is eligible for benefits! To find out more about what excellent benefits we offer at Fairview, including medical, dental insurance, PTO, 401k/403b, click here.At any time, you may also check your application status online in your Fairview applicant profile at this link.Responsibilities/Job Description:Under the direction of the Pharmacist, this position will be responsible for day-to-day comprehensive pharmacy technician services in a complex healthcare environment. This may include dose dispensing technology and sterile medication compounding, and chemotherapy medication compounding. The Pharmacy Technician III will work in advanced technical areas, such as satellite operating room and intensive care unit, as well as be efficient in tech check tech and code response practices.The Pharmacy Technician III will function as a subject matter expert in at least two sophisticated technical areas and can strategically use interpersonal, customer service, decision-making, and collaboration skills, to support and influence operational objectives.Job Responsibilities:Partner with care providers and pharmacists to ensure that patient receives the needed medication accurately, safely, in accordance with all legal requirements and policies and in a professional and timely manner.Under the direction of the pharmacist, receive prescription/orders from electronic medical record, process manually or using the appropriate computer system and protocols, prepare drug therapy and/or dispense medication in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with all legal, regulatory agency and Fairview requirements.Maintain the IV hoods or isolators, clean room, ante room according to manufacturers specifications and regulatory requirements as applicable.Coordinate ordering, delivery of medications, supplies and equipment to patients and clinical areas as requested.Participate, coordinate or lead regulatory, quality assurance and process improvement activities and other projects as assigned.Facilitate the training of pharmacy technicians.Other responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to: data collection, reporting, process improvement and maintenance of patient education materials.Qualifications:Required EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent.Required ExperienceSix months of sterile compounding experience.One year of pharmacy technician experience in a complex healthcare environment.Required License/Certification/RegistrationEligible to become registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the MN State Board of Pharmacy and eligible to become certified with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.Nationally certified or become certified within 12 months of employment. Certifying exams must have National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation, with examples including, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam and The Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).Additional RequirementsAbility to work at various sites, depending on departmental needs throughout the MHealth Fairview system.Ability to work the majority of the time in the I.V. Room.Follow all USP 795, USP 797, and USP 800 regulations related to non-sterile and sterile compounding practices.Preferred EducationCompletion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited pharmacy technician training program.Preferred ExperienceTwo years of pharmacy technician experience in a complex healthcare environment.by Jobble

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