Pharmacy Technician (1.0 FTE) at Essentia Health
Posted in Pharmaceutical 30+ days ago.
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Location: Superior, Wisconsin
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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Pharmacy Technician will develop, strengthen and utilize technical skills and pharmacology knowledge in a complex, team-oriented environment. Prescription Service Center (PSC) Technicians are responsible for accurately and efficiently reading, interpreting and entering prescriptions into Epic Willow Ambulatory (pharmacy management system.) Within the PSC, technicians also enter mail order prescriptions and verify the appropriate patient information to ensure accurate and timely order fulfillment. Technicians complete inbound and outbound calls with patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of accuracy and maximizing productivity.
Technicians are empowered to route questionable prescriptions to prescribers and/or pharmacists for clarification, and must also be able to enter incomplete prescription information once clarification has been obtained. The PSC Technician is vital to process improvement initiatives; staff members are asked to provide feedback and recommendations on ways the center can improve performance and safety on an ongoing basis. To help support development and maximize workflow, pharmacy technicians may be asked to perform other pharmacy functions/work at other pharmacies as required.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: •High school graduate, or equivalent •Basic clerical, computer, and mathematical skills •1 year previous experience as a pharmacy technician, or two years’ experience in a medical office setting that includes medical terminology and computer skills, is preferred •For MN pharmacy registration technicians must meet one of these three education/experience categories as defined by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy: 1.Previous experience as a pharmacy technician with maintenance of continuous registration as a pharmacy technician with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy dating back prior to January 1st 2013. 2.Completion of a board-approved technician training program. 3.Willingness to complete the Essentia Health employer-based technician training program within first 90 days of employment. Licensure/Certifications required: •Registered as a pharmacy technician in Minnesota on or before their first day in the pharmacy, or must obtain within 30 days of hire. . •Certified by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, or must obtain certification within 1 year of hire. •Must maintain registration and certification for the duration of employment