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Fairview

Pharmacy Technician

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Employer
Fairview
Posted
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Closes
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Location
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Category
Employment Status

Further information

Pharmacy Technician

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 documention as ordered by qualified prescribers. 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 supervison 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. 


Qualifications

Six months previous pharmacy or medical experience preferred. Graduate of a pharmacy technician program preferred. Current or pending registration with the MN board of pharmacy. PTCB certification required or achievement of certification within 6 months in the role.

 

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

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota???s largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.

We partner with one of the nation???s top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.

Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we???re committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.

We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.

See current job openings and apply online at:fairview.org/careers

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Fairview

For over 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We've grown into one of MN’s largest nonprofits. More than 20,000 employees provide exceptional care and lead healthcare innovations that will sustain into the future.