Job Responsibilities : Pharmacy Technician Senior, Intermediate, Associate (Part-time)
Salary : $41700 per year
Company : Michigan Medicine
Location : Remote US
Educational requirements : High School
Pharmacy Technician duties in the cleanroom area may include: Prepare sterile products injections and IV chemotherapy Assist with the preparation of investigational drugs per research protocols Fill and deliver unit dose carts; make other deliveries Retrieve medication orders from patient units Stock medications shelves return excess stock to inventory Check expiration dates and properly dispose of expired medications and/or return to the manufacturer Restock Pyxis cabinets on nursing units Prepare and package non-sterile compounded pharmaceuticals including a variety of kits Correctly distribute controlled substances
Complete restocking and dispensing activities using pharmacy automation (Pharm-o-pack and Med Carousels) Triage telephone and electronic message inquiries and respond appropriately Receive orders and prepare and package medications for outside clinics Other duties as assigned by supervisor to assist with preparation and delivery of patient medications Assist with training of staff Complete special projects as assigned by supervisors ROTATING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients populations and communities through excellence in education patient care community service research and technology development and through leadership activities in Michigan nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30000 employees and our vision is to attract inspire and develop outstanding people in medicine sciences and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way great or small every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.
What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
Excellent medical dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
2:1 Match on retirement savings
$1000 Sign-On Bonus
Complimentary access to continuing education (CE) credits via the Pharmacy Technician Letter
Reimbursement for Membership in the Southeast Michigan Society of Health System Pharmacists (SMSHP)
Ability to perform a wide range of physical activity: lifting pulling bending manual dexterity movements. Ability to follow oral and written instructions prioritize with accuracy and dependability: Fluency in reading writing and speaking English.
Pharmacy Technician Associate: High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Proficient communication computer and basic mathematic skills are necessary. Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability.
Pharmacy Technician Intermediate: High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. One or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary. Proficient communication computer and basic mathematic skills are necessary. Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
Pharmacy Technician Senior High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Two or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary. Proficient communication computer and basic mathematic skills are necessary. Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
At least one-year technician experience or completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program is highly desirable. Basic algebra including performing pharmacy calculations is also highly desired.
Licensure & Certification
“The State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) requires all Pharmacy Technicians to be licensed. The new regulations allow for a one-time temporary license for up to 1 year during which time a Technician must successfully complete requirements to become certified and meet all other State of Michigan requirements for a Full Pharmacy Technician License. UMHS Pharmacy Department provides coaching and additional information to support Technicians to become certified and licensed.
Please visit the Michigan LARA website for more information about Pharmacy Technician licensing: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/046017-154-72600_72603_27529_27548-340669–00.html
Newly hired pharmacy technicians must obtain a valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before their hire date. This can include a Full Michigan Pharmacy Technician License or a Temporary Michigan Pharmacy Technician License. If a technician obtains a Temporary Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before their date of hire they must obtain a Full Michigan Pharmacy Technician License within 1 year of hire date or before the Temporary Michigan Pharmacy Technician License expires whichever is sooner in order to maintain employment. In addition All pharmacy technicians must obtain PTCB certification within 6 months of hire date or in time to obtain a Full Michigan Pharmacy Technician License whichever is sooner and they must maintain their PTCB certification throughout the duration of employment at UMHS as a Pharmacy Technician.”.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Upon applying for this position you will be sent an invitation within two business days to complete an online pre-employment assessment. To ensure you receive this invitation please add HR-Recruitment@med.umich.edu as a secure email sender in your Contacts. Applicants who have completed the asessment will be considered viable candidates for this position. (Please note if you have previously completed the assessment you will not receive email/be asked to complete it again.)
For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services see our annual report at https://www.medicine.umich.edu/dept/pharmacy/pharmacy-annual-report
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates including new or additional faculty and staff appointments as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations including one booster when eligible are required for all University of Michigan students faculty and staff across all campuses including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely and temporary workers. More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.