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Pharmacy Technician in Minneapolis, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Pride Health has teamed up with an industry leading Health Institution in the Minneapolis, MN area in search of Pharmacy Technician on a contract to hire basis.


•Answers phones for the pharmacy department and directs calls to appropriate personnel
•Maintains knowledge of the Hospital Credit and Collection Policy and other related policies
•Prepackages, prepares, labels and hands out prescriptions after they are checked by a registered pharmacist
•Maintains cash registers, credit card machines and reporting for cash transactions
•Bills and credits patient medications
•Routinely checks and removes outdated and expired medications
•Delivers medications to patient care and ancillary areas and picks up new orders as scheduled
•Enters outpatient prescriptions
•Triages orders, determines priorities, processes orders and notifies the pharmacist as appropriate
•Performs various calculations to determine the correct dose using weight
•Identifies the appropriate product to process based on the prescription order
•Triages insurance rejections and initiates prior authorization claims as needed
•Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations and symbols
•Maintains a working knowledge of general chemical and physical properties of drugs
•Compounding medications as per Minnesota Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations


•High School Diploma or GED
•Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program or a 240 hour employer based Technician training Program or 1,000 hours of Pharmacy experience
•Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with MN State Board
•PTCB or CPhT certification within 6 months of date of hire, paid for by employee

Shift Details:

Monday - Friday, Daytime hours. Primarily working 9:30am-6:00pm