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Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Technician II - AZ in Phoenix, Arizona

City

Phoenix

State

Arizona

Telecommute

No

Department

Pharmacy

Position description

CSP experienced Pharmacy Technician to work in a rapidly growing Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Pharmacy. The position includes working in a professional atmosphere closely with other technicians and pharmacists to provide accurate and timely chemotherapy for our patients. Tasks include compounding of hazardous and non-hazardous products, including chemotherapy and biologics, filling Pyxis, stocking IV supplies, and ordering/receiving inventory.

Under established guidelines, performs general pharmacy technical functions and assists the pharmacist as directed in areas of distribution, legal records, packaging, and resource control. Assists pharmacists in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patients. Gathers, labels, and distributes medications accurately and efficiently. Packages, prepares, and compounds non-sterile and sterile medications including hazardous medications accurately and efficiently. Handles, manages, and distributes controlled substances in compliance with regulatory requirements and department policies, and assists with drug diversion surveillance. Assists with training new staff. Assists with maintaining accurate medication inventories and billing of medications. Effectively communicates utilizing established systems and processes. Performs responsibilities and duties of the job in a manner that is attentive to patient’s age and cognitive ability. Accurately and efficiently processes prescriptions. Interacts with patients and managed care plans to authorize prescription coverage. Assembles prescriptions and follows proper procedures to prepare and dispense medications. Accurately and efficiently completes patient purchase transactions utilizing point of sale systems. Manages complex inventory decisions. Trains and mentors technician staff. Prepares/compounds complex intravenous and/or hazardous medications. Performs drug diversion surveillance. Proficient in specialized department information technology.

Qualifications

High School/GED and a minimum of one (1) year of pharmacy technician experience required.

Additional qualifications

A minimum of six (6) months of Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Technician experience preferred.

Demonstrated ability to work in a busy environment and pay attention to detail. Proven organizational and problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment.

License or certification

Current Arizona State Board of Pharmacy Technician License. Current CPhT certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification board.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.40 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Cancer Center Pharmacy Open Monday-Friday 0700 - 1730.

Shifts start times vary between 0700 to 0900.

Weekend schedule

No weekends

Site description

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Category

Other Patient Care, Pharmacy

Job posting number

119426BR

Recruiter

Sarah Lee

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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