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Trinity Health Pharmacy Technician / Pharmacist Assistant - Long Term Care - Part Time in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time


Day Shift


What we offer:

  • MercyOne Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Hours: Variable Shifts Part Time Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 6:30pm, Rotating Saturday shift 8:00am - 12:00 (noon).

About The Job:

The Pharmacist Assistant serves the Long Term Care Pharmacy in the technical functions of the practice of long term care pharmacy, enabling the pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical care functions. An integral part of the pharmacy team, the technician transcribes prescriptions to the pharmacy dispensing system, bills insurance, packages and labels medications, assists with inventory control, and provides exceptional customer service to our patients.

What we are looking for:



A high school diploma or equivalent is required.


Completion of Pharmacy technician training course

Certification and Registration:


Registration: Registration with the State of Iowa as a pharmacy technician (or technician trainee if awaiting certification) prior to starting position in the pharmacy . Registration Assistance provided.


Certification: National certification must be acquired and maintained from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), or the National Healthcareer Association prior to the expiration date of a Pharmacy Technician in Training registration.


Registration: Registration with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist-Intern per Board of Pharmacy rules: "Pharmacist-intern" or "intern" means a person enrolled in a college of pharmacy or actively pursuing a pharmacy degree, or as otherwise provided by the board, who is registered with the board for the purpose of obtaining instruction in the practice of pharmacy from a preceptor pursuant to Iowa Code section 155A.6. "Pharmacist-intern" includes a graduate of an approved college of pharmacy, or a foreign graduate who has established educational equivalency pursuant to the requirements of rule 657-4.7(155A), who is registered with the board for the purpose of obtaining practical.


Previous Long Term Care Pharmacy Technician Experience.

Previous Retail Pharmacy Technician or Acute Care Pharmacy Technician experience.

Previous retail/customer service experience.

Previous experience in the medical field.

Special Skills and Competencies:

Tact, diplomacy, accuracy, dependability and typing.

Knowledge of pharmaceutical names and dosages.

Must have acceptable accuracy in performing tasks of verbal and written communication, keyboard operation and computer skills, as well as interpretation and use of numerical and graphic materials.

Must be organized and detail oriented.

Excellent customer service skills.

Must follow all laws and regulations related to the practice of pharmacy.

Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at

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