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Pharmacy Tech-Lutheran Full Time and PRN opportunities

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:PRN - primarily 2nd shift hours with occasional 1st/3rd shifts as needed not benefit eligible. P1 students preferredFull Time Benefit Eligible - varied shifts - primarily first and second with occasional overnight PTO coverage. Full time is eligible for a $3,000 sign-on bonus. $1,500 at 3 months, $1,500 at 1 year.
Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.
Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team - We've been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.
    Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with members of the health care team by placing an emphasis on open communication
    • Demonstrates a commitment to the development and achievement of common goals within the department and hospital system
    • Prepares and distributes medication products to fulfill medication orders Utlizes automation to assure safe and accurate distribution and secure storage of medications
    • Compounds non-sterile medications in an appropriate compounding area to assure a safe and accurate product in accordance with facility, state and federal laws and regulations (including USP 795)
    • Answers the telephone, identifying self and department and directing calls to appropriate personnel in a professional and courteous manner
    • Ensures appropriate and adequate medication inventory by restocking, rotating stock, removing expired medications, packaging medications, and ordering supplies
    • Ensures proper medication storage
    • Maintains a neat, clean, orderly, and secure departmentQualifications:QUALIFICATIONS:
      Minimum RequirementsIdentify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
      Preferred or SpecializedNot required to perform the essential functions of the position.

      • Must be high school graduate or equivalent
        • Must be able to proficiently read, write and speak English
          • Must have strong math skills, with some basic algebra
            • Some college training preferred

              • One year of experience in a hospital or retail pharmacy desirable
                • Experience in a health care facility desirable
                  • Proficient in using computer systems

                    • Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist-Intern (if enrolled in a college of pharmacy) with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, prior to commencement of employment
                      • Must be a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or other national certification provider
                        • Must maintain a current Iowa Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist-Intern registration and be in good standing with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy
                          • Must provide photocopies of renewal certificates to the Pharmacy Management Team prior to the expiration dates of current certificates

                            The following are performed on an as needed basis:
                            • This position may be assigned a specific mission in an emergency situation to assist in disaster response and recovery as part of the UPH-DM Hospital Emergency Incident Command System. Situations of a critical nature may require an individual to perform multiple tasks until additional support can be obtained
                              • Functions other than described above may be needed occasionally required to provide optimal patient care

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Des Moines , Pharmacy Tech-Lutheran Full Time and PRN opportunities, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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