Salary $43,680.00 - $51,406.45 AnnuallyLocation North MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentNorthPoint Health & WellnessJob Number23NPA72MN026
Closing3/14/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionWe're making health happen in North Minneapolis. Join us as a Pharmacy Technician and you can be part of this vibrant community. You'll assist with the daily operations and customer service of the pharmacy, as directed by the Pharmacists and allowed by law. Our pharmacy fills prescriptions ordered only through NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center providers. Learn more about services our pharmacy provides here.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.Location and hours:This position will be located at the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, 2220 Plymouth Ave North, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one Saturday a month from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Pharmacy Technician.Click here to view the job classification specification.This position is subject to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination. As such, it requires the job offer to be conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law. In this position, you will:
Perform activities related to the preparation and dispensing of drugs and other pharmaceutical supplies to patients under the supervision of pharmacists.
Distribute medications or documents to patients and resolve customer pharmacy-related issues at pharmacy point-of-sale windows.
Assist with distribution of stock medications, over-the-counter products, and other supplies to clinic staff.
Comply with all applicable federal, Hennepin County, and NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center policies, procedures, and patient care standards.
Develop technical knowledge and competency of products/services provided by the pharmacy in order to provide information and assist patients and clinic staff.
Participate in trainings, educational and professional programs and/or review professional literature on an ongoing basis to maintain pharmacy knowledge, competency, and certification.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Graduation from a pharmacy technician training program.
One year or more of experience in a pharmacy technology or health care related position.
A valid pharmacy technician registration in the state of Minnesota.
Nice to have:
In data management in a pharmacy environment.
With pharmacy related computer software.
Working with patients and medical staff in a multidisciplinary setting.
Communicate verbally and in writing with peers and superiors.
Consult with medical staff in a multidisciplinary setting.
Make decisions within the confines of pharmacy rules and regulations.
Inter-relate in a multi-cultural environment.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of computer data entry, operation systems, and Pharmacy rules and regulations related to the role of the registered Pharmacy Technician.
About the department:NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center is a federally qualified health center and human services agency located in North Minneapolis. Established in 1968, NorthPoint was formerly known as “Pilot City Health Center” and is operated by Hennepin County’s Division of Primary Care through a co-applicant agreement with a community board of directors. NorthPoint seeks to reduce health disparities, improve health outcomes, and enhance the overall quality of life for all residents of North Minneapolis by providing high quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care, along with integrated social services, with respect, dignity, and sensitivity to a culturally rich and ethnically diverse community. NorthPoint serves over 30,000 people annually.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest).Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.These positions will have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.