POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
Works under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, Lead Pharmacist, Pharmacist, Certified Lead Pharmacy Technician to assist in the provision of pharmaceuticals to customers of the pharmacy, and perform related duties as assigned.
High School education.
Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
Registered as a pharmacy technician with the Minnesota State Board of Pharmacy and have current certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, National HealthCareer Association.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of medical terminology and medical abbreviations.
Knowledge of sterile technique and ability to work in laminar flow hood.
Basic mathematical skills to compute proportions and compounds.
Ability to type/keyboard.
Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak English.
Knowledge of brand and generic drug names.
Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to prescriptions.
Knowledge of insurance plan rules relating to eligible drugs.
Knowledge of computerized pharmacy record keeping and credit procedures.
Knowledge of hospital or retail pharmacy's procedures for filling, dispensing and billing prescriptions.
Ability to use computers, automated dispensing machines, auto-mix and micro-mix equipment, medication safety system, medication packager, controlled substances safe, prescription scanning/filling/checking system.
Completion of an accredited program for pharmacy technicians or completion of MN Board of Pharmacy Technician training requirements if registered as a pharmacy technician after January 1st, 2013.
Six (6) months of related experience in a hospital, community or institutional pharmacy preferred.