Pharmacy Technician, Part Time - Waconia (48hrs)

Ridgeview Medical Center • Waconia, MN 55387

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Requisition Number:



Main Campus (Hospital)


500 S. Maple Street









Primary Shift:

1st and 2nd

Weekend Rotation:


Holiday Rotation:



This part time (.6FTE), benefit eligible Pharmacy Technician position is available in the hospital at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Primary shifts are 1st (days) and 2nd (evenings) with a to be determined weekend and holiday rotation. Previous Pharmacy Technician experience preferred, but not required.

Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for assisting the Pharmacist with compounding and preparing medication orders, maintaining drug inventory control and distributing medications throughout the Ridgeview system while working in a highly automated pharmacy environment.

Job Functions

* Assist pharmacist with medication filling and distribution of completed orders to inpatients.

* Orders, labels, counts and records stock of medications (both controlled substances, Rx and OTC), chemicals, and supplies.

* Restock and troubleshoot automated dispensing devices including the Carousel, Robot, PacMed and AcuDoses.

* Compound or repackage medications including, but not limited to, sterile IVs preparations, Chemotherapy, topical creams, and pediatric oral syringes.

* Delivers medications and pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations and surgery.

* Prepares clinic orders, restocks crash cart medication trays and other emergency boxes as needed.

* Maintains proper storage and security conditions for drugs.

* Answers telephones and responds to questions or requests.

* Help in training of newly hired pharmacy technicians and volunteers in the pharmacy.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Employment Requirements

Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications

* High school diploma or equivalent

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities

* Proficiency solving math ratios and other equations

* Attention to detail

* Knowledge of basic computer functions and Microsoft Office applications

* Ability to multi-task

* Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous Pharmacy Technician experience in a hospital

* National certification

* Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Technician License

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Join an organization that seeks to enhance the lifelong health of the people it serves with a culture that nurtures the whole person- mind, body and spirit. Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.


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