Worthington - FT Pharmacy Technician II:
PharMerica

38492-en_US
PharMerica
Worthington Minnesota
Pharmacy
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Description

A full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication.

PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations. With over $3 billion annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companiesPharMerica operates more than 105 institutional pharmacies in 47 states serving over 350,000+ patients daily.

 

PharMerica offers unmatched employee development. Exceptional company culture. Seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades.

 

 

PharMerica in Worthington is recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Technician II to join our team!

 

Summary

Assists with drug preparation and dispensing under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist and in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.  Performs at least one higher level pharmacy technician responsibility in addition to filling prescriptions,  such as Control Room, MTS (prepack machines), inventory control (purchasing), data entry, IVs, servicing facility-based medication dispensing machines). 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery,  meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy.
  • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
  • Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy. 
  • May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory.
  • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding.
  • Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
  • Assists in the training of new employees.
  • Also performs at least one of the following: 
  •      Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room.
  •      Works with automated machine to prepack drugs. 
  •      Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications, managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand. 
  •      Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry). 
  •      Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood.
  •      Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow).
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

 

Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

 

Position Qualifications

Education/Learning Experience

Required: HS diploma or equivalent

 

 

Work Experience

Required: Experience in a pharmacy setting

Desired:  LTC pharmacy experience

 

Skills/Knowledge

Required: Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications

 

Licenses/Certifications 

Required: As required by government regulations and business needs

 

Behavior Competencies

Required:    Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, effective oral communication

 

Must be available to work 2:30pm-11pm M-F with an every 3rd weekend rotation

 

EOE M/F/D/V

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