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Trinity Health Pharmacy Tech PT in Clinton, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time



Position Purpose

Certified Pharmacy Technicians assist Clinical Pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications and maintaining the drug inventory and maintaining patient records in Pharmacy. These duties require skill and training but does not include making clinical judgments that require a pharmacist professional judgment. Certified Pharmacy Technicians work only under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist. Ages of patients served range from neonatal to geriatric.

What You Will Do

The major job responsibilities (MJRs) of this position are batch preparation, new dose preparation, stock preparations, Pyxis functions, inter/intra department orders outside routine processes, maintenance of assigned area(s), liaison activities, medication distribution processes and departmental service requirements :

  • Procures and distributes medication orders per physician request, pharmacist request, or prearranged work assignment according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Maintains adequate stock of medications and supplies.

  • Enhances the quality of care of delivery of care and effective operation of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification required.

  • Required to be registered with the State of Iowa Board of Pharmacy before commencing employment.

  • One to three years of previous pharmacy experience is preferred. (or combination college and experience).

  • Must be able to type accurately, have basic knowledge of medical terms and abbreviations.

  • Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination are useful in preparing or assisting with preparation of orders.

  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills in a Windows environment.

  • Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

  • Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission and vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 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.

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

EOE including disability/veteran