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Pharmacy Technician

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Clare
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:



The Pharmacy Technician is an entry-level position. Following a training period, the Technician should be able to decipher and enter orders on the computer, compound IVs, charge and credit, fill orders, answer phones and doors, and stock the department.

(20%)* Runs reports, pulls medications and restocks Automated Dispensing Machines, follows up on narcotic discrepancies, trouble-shoots problems, aides and trains nurses on dispensing problems.

(20%)* Compounds IV and piggyback medications, using aseptic technique and universal precautions. Follows USP 797 guidelines.

(15%)* Run labels using the computer in an accurate and timely manner.

(15%)* Fills, reconciles and exchanges 24 hour UD medicine carts using McKesson robot and Cerner.

(15%)* Repackages non-unit dose medications correctly using PacMed and McKesson repackager.

(15%)* Replaces and fills floor stock: fills EMS boxes, crash cart trays, open heart meds and Omnicell Anesthesia carts and delivers to appropriate area; completes monthly floor stock on other hospital departments; stocks UD area and IV room if needed.


Compounds oral and topical solutions and ointments.

Answers phone, retrieves tubes and faxes.

Helps with duties as directed by the pharmacist on duty.

Able to add barcodes to products, including compounded items, IVPB's, etc using the MILT 3.0 program, and using PharmNet Inpatient Formulary Manager to check NDC numbers and barcodes.

Other duties as assigned.


Pharmacy Technician Licensure required - New hires and transfers before October 1, 2015 must possess a full technician license through the State of Michigan or show proof that they have applied. Incumbents before October 1, 2015 must possess the CPhT - National Certification for pharmacy technicians. Effective October 1, 2015, all incumbents, new hires and transfers to this position must possess a pharmacy technician full license through the state of Michigan. The pharmacy technician license must be maintained in order to be qualified to hold this position.

High School Diploma or GED required.

Successful completion of annual exam for Aseptic Technique within 90 days of hire and annually thereafter required.

Computer experience required.

Good math skills (pass a standard test), good organizational skills, a team player and ability to work under high pressure and time constraints are all required.

Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.

MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.

An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health.

Medical Terminology knowledge preferred. Hospital or Retail Pharmacy experience preferred.

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Grand Rapids , Pharmacy Technician, Professions , Clare, Michigan

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