Pharmacy Tech I

  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: Dec 4, 2019

Job Description

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 60092
Selects, calculates, and measures intravenous medications using sterile technique
Selects and prepares non-sterile medications
Label, charge and credit pharmacy IV products
Packages IV medications
Set-up, utilize and maintain admixture and packaging automation
Enters and modifies patient medicaton order in computer
Inventory - maintains mediation inventory levels including purchasing, handling back orders, receiving and checking supplies and stock, and replenishing and distributing supplies and stock
Unit dose check - checks unit dose medications for accuracy following unit dose and Pyxis fill process
Narcotics/stock - select medications and stocks patient care areas and surgical areas with floorstock and narcotics, and audits medications and interacts with managers to solve discrepancies


High school diploma or equivalent required


Prior pharmacy experience preferred

Ability to read, speak, understand and write in English effectively
Requires the performance of math calculations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and work with algebraeic formulas
Is expected to accurately read, transcribe, speak and understand verbal and written pharmaceutical terminology in English
Must be able to utilize a computer to perform tasks using PC software, automated dispensing technology and other computer applications
Ability to self-motivate and work cooperatively with others as a team, prioritizing work to meet customer needs

Current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or within 6 months of hire
Current registration with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Work Schedule


Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.
Located in Minneapolis
Population = 380,000
Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Schedule Information

Hours: 40


Allina Health

2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407