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Pharmacy Tech - Outpatient (Levels 1-5)

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Elgin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

The Mayo Clinic Department of Pharmacy currently has five pharmacy technician levels (I, II, III, IV, and V). Levels are based on a variety of criteria such as certification, experience, and education. Individuals can advance to higher levels through a self-discipline process. External candidates may be hired to a higher level if they already possess the specific requirements. The minimum requirements listed below are the for the Pharmacy Tech I level, which is the minimum that must be met for all levels.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
Pharmacy Tech levels 1 - 5:
Assists the pharmacist in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patient. Accurately and efficiently processes prescriptions. Interacts with patients and managed care plans to authorize prescription coverage. Assembles prescriptions and follows proper procedures to prepare and dispense medications. Accurately and efficiently completes patient purchase transactions utilizing point of sale systems. Assists with maintaining accurate medication inventories and billing of medications. Effectively communicates utilizing established systems and processes. Performs responsibilities and duties of the job in a manner that is attentive to age and ability considerations.

Note: These qualifications apply to the Pharmacy Tech level I, which is the minimum qualification that must be met for all levels.

High School diploma or equivalent

Additional qualifications
Effectively reads, writes, speaks and understands English. Able to learn technical tasks. Able to follow written and verbal directions. Able to apply math and calculator skills along with a working knowledge of the metric system. Possess strong telephone and verbal communication skills. Experience with the use of office software computer applications and keyboarding.Prior experience as an outpatient pharmacy technician. Demonstrated ability to work in a busy environment and pay attention to detail. Proven organizational and problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment.

No history of drug abuse or misuse; or proof of successful completion of a certified drug abuse rehabilitation program is required.

License or certification
Current registration with the Board of Pharmacy in the state he/she is hired to work in where required by state regulation, or eligible to obtain. May not perform duties requiring registration until registration is obtained. National Pharmacy Technician certification within 12 months of hire.

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$19.58 - $37.90 / hour - Range covers Level 1 - 5

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
The Pharmacy Department has various Pharmacy Technician positions available in multiple locations and schedules, The shifts are dependent upon position availability at any given time. The FTE can range from .5 - 1.0. Positions may be located at a variety of Outpatient Pharmacy locations including St. Mary's, Methodist, Downtown, and the 3551 Building. Qualified applicants are pooled for consideration by any/all active hiring managers.

Weekend schedule
One of two weekends

International Assignment

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Lauren Brandt

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Pharmacy Tech - Outpatient (Levels 1-5), Healthcare , Elgin, Minnesota

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