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Pharmacy Technician Retail

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

January 02, 2024

Department:

70037916 Allina Health St. Francis Pharmacy

Shift:

Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

40

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Every 4th

Job Summary:

The technician functions under the supervision of the pharmacist. Provides basic prescription filling, inventory management and customer service. May assists with other pharmacy projects.

Key Position Details:

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Prescription Filling
    • Order entry into pharmacy management software
    • Fulfilment of reviewed orders
    • Final dispense according to disposition
    • Reduces audit risk through proper checks including, but not limited to, DAW, days supply, NDC validation, dates of service, discrete directions and other standard practices
  • Customer Service
    • Provides service to internal and external customers
    • Greets patients, employees and staff in a timely and courteous manner
    • Obtains needed information through direct patient contact to support prescription filling
    • Advocates for patients by searching for manufacturer and foundation copay assistance
  • Technician will routinely complete the following responsibilities to manage and support drug distribution
    • Inventory Management – receipt and restock of wholesaler orders, transfer of medications to internal pharmacies
    • Medication picking in support of prescription filling
    • Restocks automated dispensing robots
    • May troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment
    • May assist with returns, waste, and reporting/resolution of discrepancies
  • Complete and document quality assurance activities
    • Monitors expiration dating
    • Performs cleaning
    • Reports discrepancies or inaccuracies to pharmacist or supervisor
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Vocational or Technical Training from an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred
  • College of Pharmacy student in their first year of program (ineligible for intern registration) preferred
  • 0 to 2 years of retail pharmacy experience preferred or
  • 0 to 2 years of customer service experience preferred
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician - MN Board of Pharmacy required if working in the state of MN upon hire


Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently