Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.
The pharmacy department at Children's Minnesota is staffed by registered pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians with specialized training in pediatric pharmacy. Our inpatient pharmacists perform daily rounds with providers and are essential partners in providing state-of-the-art pediatric comprehensive medication management services, pharmacy automation, IV production and compounding services. Children's pharmacists provide medication education, consultation and specialized drug information services, as well as participating in educational and outreach programs. We provide 24-hour inpatient operations services along with 16-hour decentral pharmacist coverage. Our inpatient decentral team includes trained subspecialists in neonatal, pediatric and cardiovascular critical care, including cardiac transplant, pediatric medicine, oncology, neuroscience, emergency medicine (including Level I trauma services) and research. Our pharmacists are also essential partners in the ambulatory setting, providing pediatric pharmacy services for home infusion, retail pharmacy, oncology clinic/infusion center and hemophilia treatment center, as well as medication therapy management (MTM) within our primary and specialty care clinics. We are committed to training the next generation of pediatric pharmacy professionals through mentoring of pharmacy students and post-doctoral training in our robust residency program, which includes post-graduate year one (PGY1) and two (PGY2) residencies in pediatrics and pharmacogenomics. We value teamwork, open communication, safety and respect. We embrace an environment that encourages learning and professional growth. Our team is committed to providing excellent care to our patients and families.
Children's Home Care Pharmacy serves around 200 patients around the metro area. We provide infusion therapies including antibiotics, parenteral nutrition, hydration, immune globulins, factor products and enteral nutrition. We are open Monday through Friday 8 am-5 pm, closed on Holidays, have an on-call team to cover weekends and evenings. We work closely with the Home Care Nursing team to provide safe, efficient and quality care to our patients.
The Pharmacy Technician has, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities in the Pharmacy Department: Intravenous product preparation, Unit does cartfill, inventory management, automated and decentralized medication stocking (Pyxis), outpatient prescriptions. The percentage of time that a particular technician spends on specific responsibilities will differ depending on the number of tasks the technician is trained to complete. Technicians must be internally trained in a task prior to performing the task on their own.
Location: On-site (MPS and/or SP)
License/Certification/Registration required? Yes
Active technician registration with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy OR active registration as a pharmacy intern in the state of Minnesota with concurrent active enrollment in an accredited college of pharmacy is required. For newly registered technicians/registered interns without Tech 240 certification, you will be required to complete 240 hours of theoretical and practical training on-site within twelve months of hire.
Certified as a pharmacy technician (CPhT) is preferred, but not required.
Active registration as a pharmacy intern in the state of MN with active enrollment in an accredited college of pharmacy may be accepted in leu of CPhT certification.
Education: *High school degree or equivalent, required
Experience: *Minimum of 6 months experience as a pharmacy technician, required
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: *Team Player *Commitment to learning *Detail oriented *Ability to prioritize and focus *Time management *Strong work ethic *Proficient with technology - computer *Strong interpersonal communication skills - written and verbal *Reliable and dependable *Ability to be agile in an everchanging environment, based upon patient needs
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts in our region, Children’s Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.