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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Pharmacy Technician - Hospital - Pharmacy - Full time in MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center - East Campus, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

What WE OFFER

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Educational assistance

  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

$15 MINIMUM STARTING PAY

About The Job

The Pharmacy Technician prepares all medications, (unit dose and IV compounded products) for pharmacist check and ensures delivery to nursing unit for patient administration, refills pyxis units, prepares all floor stock requests, maintains the department’s inventory in a clean and orderly condition, requisitions supplies, processes departmental paperwork, and triages phone calls.

What We Are Looking For

Education [formal]:

Required:

A high school diploma or equivalent is required

Preferred:

Completion of Pharmacy Technician training course and/or Certification.

Certification and Registration

Required:

Registration: Registration with the State of Iowa as a pharmacy technician (or technician trainee if awaiting certification) prior to starting position within the pharmacy.

AND

Certification: National certification acquired through successful completion of any NCCA-accredited pharmacy technician certification program. At least one sitting for examination must be within 9 months of hire, after achieving the required 500 hours to sit for the test. Achievement of certification must be no later than 12 months after hire.

OR

Registration: Registration with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist-Intern per Board of Pharmacy rules: "Pharmacist-intern" or "intern" means a person enrolled in a college of pharmacy or actively pursuing a pharmacy degree, or as otherwise provided by the board, who is registered with the board for the purpose of obtaining instruction in the practice of pharmacy from a preceptor pursuant to Iowa Code section 155A.6. "Pharmacist-intern" includes a graduate of an approved college of pharmacy, or a foreign graduate who has established educational equivalency pursuant to the requirements of rule 657-4.7(155A), who is registered with the board for the purpose of obtaining practical experience as a requirement for licensure as a pharmacist in Iowa. "Pharmacist-intern" may include an individual participating in a residency for fellowship program in Iowa, whether or not the individual is licensed as a pharmacist in another state.

Experience:

Preferred:

Previous Pharmacy experience Previous Hospital Pharmacy experience Previous IV Room Compounding Experience

Special Skills and Competencies:

Tact, diplomacy, accuracy, dependability, and typing.

Be proficient in mathematical skills; and successfully complete competency exam with a minimum passing score of 85%.

Knowledge of pharmaceutical names and dosages. Must have acceptable accuracy in performing tasks of verbal and written communication, keyboard operation and computer skills, as well as interpretation and use of numerical and graphic materials.

Must be organized and detail oriented

Must follow all laws and regulations related to the practice of pharmacy.

Must be able to speak, write and/or read English

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at mc01hrrecruitment@mercyhealth.com

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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