Fairview Health Services  Pharmacy Technician-Hospital in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Pharmacy Technician-Hospital

Specialty Pharmacy

Location Fairview Northland Medical Center

Department Pharmacy - Inpatient

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Shift Rotating day/evening

Date Posted 06/05/2018

Job Number 18-73307

Job Description:

Provide support to the pharmacy, under the direction of a pharmacist, in the central pharmacy and decentralized areas while assisting the pharmacist with compounding and dispensing of pharmaceuticals, IV solutions and documentation as ordered by qualified prescribers.

The Pharmacy Technician will:

Assist with meeting the needs of the pharmacy customer base by demonstrating knowledge in a variety of areas

Prepare, label and deliver medications and supplies accurately and safely, as assigned and in accordance with all legal requirements and policies under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist

Operate equipment and use appropriate techniques when using automated medication stations, refilling, inventory tasks, basic reports and maintenance

Mix and label IV admixtures including: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), immunoglobulin mixtures, antibiotic piggybacks, and syringes, chemotherapy and other sterile products accurately and safely

Audit medication storage areas for proper storage of medications, dating and appropriate medication stock

Fill and distribute routine stock orders for patient care areas

Position obligated to every fourth to eigth weekend.

Job Qualifications:


Current or pending registration by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy, and if first registered on/after 1/1/2013, completion of a MNBOP approved employer based or vocational/technical training program.

Certified with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within 6 months of hire.


Pharmacy technician experience and knowledgeable of data entry and insurance adjudications.

Desired Skills:

Excellent customer service skills, proficient in the English language, good attention to detail, ability to problem solve effectively, ability to follow policies and procedures, basic math skills, basic typing skills and excellent communication skills.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.