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Allina Health System Pharmacy Technician in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Date Posted: September 30, 2021 Department: 34007800 Pharmacy Services Shift: Day/Evening/Night (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 40 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Every Other Job Summary: Provides basic drug distribution and drug preparation services. Checks pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, preparing labels, calculating quantities and other pharmaceutical therapies. The technician functions under the supervision of the pharmacist. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Prepares medications. Prepares and selects medications for distribution. Prepares oral extemporaneous products. Performs bulk compounding. May process refill requests and prior authorizations. May perform data entry and adjudication. Manage and support automated drug distribution and drug inventory. Medication picking, delivery, and restocking to automated dispensing cabinets (ADC). Troubleshoots basic problems identified by ADC users and/or peers. Delivers and restocks controlled substances. Assists with returns, waste, and reporting/resolution of discrepancies. May perform daily ordering. May perform inventory management. May use wholesaler return programs and supports reverse distribution processes. Complete and document quality assurance activities. Monitors expiration dating. Ensures pharmacy environment is clean and free of clutter, safe, and presents a professional atmosphere. Reports discrepancies or inaccuracies to pharmacist or supervisor. May complete audits for days supply, signatures, dates, take as directed and returns-to-stock. May maintain records of invoices, reports, and other documents. Repackages and labels bulk medications or splits tablets into unit dose packaging. Creates labels using standard format. Fills and labels prepacking medications. Assigns expiration dates and maintains records. Packages appropriate quantities. May check medications for packaging accuracy. Provides customer service. Answers phone and directs calls to appropriate party May manage point of sale May Consult refill management program to ensure safe, timely, and cost-effective utilization of medications. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements High School or GED required Vocational or Technical Training from an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred Less than 2 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred and Less than 2 years of healthcare experience preferred Registered Pharmacy Technician - MN Board of Pharmacy required if working in the state of MN upon hire Certified Pharmacy Technician - National Certification Board (PTCB preferred) within 180 Days required Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning I candidly advocate for the resources I need I support my colleagues in their development and growth Deliver Excellence: Set and alig