Pharmacy Technician Associate:
Allina Health

Allina Health
Date Posted:December 28, 2020Department: PharmacyShift:Day/Evening/Night (United States of America)Hours Per Week:40Union Contract:SEIU-4-Abbott Northwestern Residual WorkersWeekend Rotation: Every OtherJob 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 ResponsibilitiesPrepares 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 partyMay manage point of saleMay Consult refill management program to ensure safe, timely, and cost-effective utilization of medications. Other duties as assigned.Job RequirementsHigh 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 hospital pharmacy technician experience required and2 to 5 years retail pharmacy technician 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 CapabilitiesSee 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 pictureI capture important lessons and share them to foster innovationI am good at anticipating the implications of my decisionsI understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvementInspire 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 missionI see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around meI celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with changeI call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problemsFoster 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 developmentI share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and successI demonstrate enthusiasm for learningI candidly advocate for the resources I needI support my colleagues in their development and growthDeliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goalsI facilitate adjustments to assure positive resultsI work with a sense of urgency, concern and determinationI use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedlyI engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiencySucceed Together: Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.I consider how decisions might impact my colleaguesI am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partnersI respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involvedI seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomesFunctional CompetenciesPhysical Demands Light Work: Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequentlyAdditional Job Description: