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CommonSpirit Health Pharmacy Tech in Training in Des Moines, Iowa

Pharmacy Tech in Training

MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterDes Moines, Iowa

Requisition ID 2022-264041 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Pharmacy

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more.

We believe in investing in our team and helping you achieve your career goals. That's why we provide training to help you become a certified Pharm Tech

Responsibilities

  • Attends didactic and clinical training sessions as outlined in the Certified Pharmacy Technician course curriculum. Adheres to attendance requirements.

  • Receives training in the inpatient, outpatient, and medication history pharmacy departments and observes other specialized pharmacy technician duties

  • Prepares patient medication orders in outpatient and inpatient pharmacy settings

  • Delivers medications and IV admixtures to patient rooms, critical care areas, and other ancillary areas.

  • Charges and credits to the patient and restocks usable medications/IVs returned to the pharmacy.

  • Utilizes and restocks automated medication dispensing machines (robot, acudose, and pyxis)

  • Checks medication expiration dates and completes assigned unit inspections

  • Compounds and labels extemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients according to procedure.

  • Answers telephone and processes requests according to procedures.

  • Accurately and efficiently waits on patients at the POS register and handles sales transactions in the outpatient pharmacy

  • Obtains and records initial medication histories for patients upon admission

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Registered or eligible to register as pharmacy-technician-in-training with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners within 30 days of hire date

  • Complete Mandatory Reporter training within 30 days of hire date

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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