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Acute Pharmacy Technician (0.6 FTE) Investigational Drug at Essentia Health

Posted in Pharmaceutical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Duluth, Minnesota

Job Description:

Find more than a job.  Find more in yourself.  Find your calling. 
Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small.  We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood.  People who understand what it means to be Here with you.  People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.


Under the supervision and direction of the Pharmacist, the Investigational Drug Room Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the receipt, storage, distribution, inventory, and maintenance of investigational drugs. Job duties also include sterile compounding of allergen immunotherapy extracts, and shipping allergen extracts to off-site locations.  The Investigational Drug Room Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in all aspects of the daily departmental activities, including training of new staff and pharmacy students, record keeping and other clerical functions, monthly audits, and other duties as assigned by the pharmacist. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and good organizational skills are required.

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
Our Values
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: Clerical, computer, and mathematical skills 1 year previous experience as a pharmacy technician Must meet one of these three education/experience categories as defined by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy: Previous experience as a pharmacy technician with maintenance of continuous registration as a pharmacy technician with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy dating back prior to January 1st 2013 OR OR Completion of a board-approved technician training program. OR Willingness to complete the Essentia Health employer-based technician training program within first 90 days of employment. Licensure/Certifications required: Registered as a pharmacy technician in the state of Minnesota. Certified by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board ,or must obtain certification within 1 year of hire. Must maintain certification in Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research, per Essentia Health policy and FDA requirements. Must maintain registration and certification for the duration of employment.