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UnityPoint Health Pharmacy Technician Infusion in Urbandale, Iowa

Pharmacy Technician Infusion

Monday-Friday 7:30AM-5:00PM (may vary)

Full Time Benefits

Eligible for $3,000 sign on, if external

Assist the pharmacist in providing safe and quality infusion services to the patient. This may include receiving, entering, processing, preparing, packaging, and delivery of medication, supplies, and equipment. Responsible for procurement, inventory, and restocking of supplies and medications. Responsible for following current regulations to maintain clean and sterile facilities for compounding of sterile products.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

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· Key Accountability

· Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist; process medication and IV orders which may include reviewing orders, retrieving, packaging, labeling, compounding sterile and non-sterile elements, delivering and performing required documentation.

· Procurement of pharmaceuticals and supplies

· Coding of invoices.

· Restock drugs and supplies.

· Deliver medications to patient care areas and pick up orders and/or returned medications.

· Clean pharmacy drug and solution work and storage areas per assigned schedule.

· Check pharmacy drug and IV solution supplies for dates of expiration and remove outdated drugs and supplies according to policy and procedure.

· Answer the telephone, screen and route all incoming telephone calls to the appropriate person or take messages according to office policy and procedure.

· Greet clients providing courteous, caring and professional assistance.

· Perform monthly inventory of drugs.

· Check and document temperatures for fridges, freezers, incubators and take appropriate action if necessary.

· Complete and pass biannual Aseptic technique testing as outlined in P & P in a timely manner.

· Prohibited from conducting evaluations or interpreting any clinical decision. Refers clinical questions to appropriate staff.

· Meets measures as determined and required for job productivity and performance improvement.

· Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.

· Behave in a manner consistent with Mission, Vision, Values and Expectations for Excellence.

· Maintain compliance with OSHA, Accreditation Standards and Risk Management guidelines.

· Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.

· Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures.

· Perform other duties as requested by Pharmacy Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the organization.

· Employee is responsible for completion of communication tasks and activities in a timely manner. This would include, but is not limited to: responding to email, voicemail or telephone messages, promptly, accurately, and professionally; attending staff meetings as scheduled or viewing videotapes of those meetings; asking questions of team members and supervisors when needing clarification about various day-to-day issues or patient needs; and reviewing employee communication pieces, to stay aware of UnityPoint at Home programs and initiatives.

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Basic UPH Performance Criteria

· Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

· Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

· Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

· Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

· Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


· High School or Vocational School graduate or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


· Experience in retail or clinical pharmacy setting.

· Read, speak and write fluent English and perform simple arithmetic computations.

· Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

· One year experience in infusion or specialty pharmacy setting


· Registered as a pharmacy technician with Board of Pharmacy prior to commencement of work if already nationally certified (or registered as technician trainee if not yet certified)

· Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements.

· Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.


· Strong interpersonal skills.

· Ability to take initiative and exercise nonclinical judgment, decision making and problem solving expertise.

· Ability to work as a collaborative team member.

· Basic knowledge of computer applications (i.e. Word, Excel) and operations.

· Ability to maintain confidential information


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2023-133194

Street: 11333 Aurora Ave

Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate

Name: Operations- Infusion- INF

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 8-4:30

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