Fairview Health Services Pharmacy Technician 3 in St. Paul, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services/HealthEast is hiring a full time Pharmacy Technician at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul. Under the direction of the pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician assists with medication procurement, preparation, and distribution to ensure the safe and timely provision of pharmacy services.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Dispenses and distributed medications in accurate and timely manner while adhering to departmental policies and procedures and regulatory agencies (e.g., Minnesota Board of Pharmacy, Joint Commission, CMS).

  • Fills and labels new medication orders accurately and within departmental time standards.

  • Accurately fills and exchanges patient medication drawers.

  • Prepares sterile products (both non-hazardous and hazardous) using appropriate aseptic technique while adhering to USP 797 requirements.

  • Performs automated dispensing cabinet restocking duties to ensure the quality and appropriate quantity of medications are stocked.

  • Performs bulk compounding and packaging duties to ensure an uninterrupted supply of medications while adhering to USP 795 requirements and Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Rules.

  • Maintains neat and clean work area to promote patient safety and infection control


Completion of an ASHP accredited pharmacy technician training program or equivalent combination

of education and experience preferred.



Description: Registered Tech (RPhT)

Qualification Source: MN Board of Pharmacy


Description: Certified Pharmacy Tech (CPhT)

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27525

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Pharmacy