Mayo Clinic Registered Pharmacy Technician, Hospital OR/Perioperative in Jacksonville, Florida
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 in Florida, # 1 in the Jacksonville Metro area, and is nationally ranked in seven adult specialties by US News and World Report. This Hospital Pharmacy Technician position is an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Pharmacy team in Florida.
Assists pharmacists in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patient. Performs accurate and timely distribution of medications which may include potentially critical, high expense medications, chemotherapy, investigational agents, controlled substances and potentially hazardous substances in a dosage form ready for administration. Utilizes technical equipment such as automated drug dispensing technology, barcode software and automated packaging technology to provide accurate, safe products for patient administration. All products prepared for distribution receive a final check by a licensed pharmacist prior to dispensing. Performs multiple computer functions, facilitates accurate charging/crediting of medications via various computer applications. Good organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize work appropriately and assure timely delivery of product to the patient care areas. Ability to provide optimal customer service having strong telephone and verbal communication skills. Requires a variety of shifts that include days, evenings, occasional nights and every other weekend.
High School diploma or equivalent experience. Must be able to read, write, communicate and understand English. Ability to follow written and verbal directions. Must be organized, efficient, and able to work independently and/or in a team setting. Ability to organize & prioritize work in a high volume, busy environment and pay attention to detail. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to comprehend the use of instruments and operate mechanical equipment. Understanding and application of math & calculator skills and the metric system. Good communication and telephone skills. Computer use and keyboarding skills.
Successfully completes on-the-job training program, evidenced by work sample. Completes institutional training program. Math skills, telephone etiquette, knowledge of pharmacy operations. Prior pharmacy experience preferred (one year).
License or certification
Registration with the Florida Board of Pharmacy, Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), or Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.36 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
This full-time Hospital Pharmacy Technician position will support extended hours for the Operating Room Satellite Pharmacy. Shifts are typically 8.5 hours long, starting between 5:30 - 11:00 a.m. There may be occasional rotation through evening shifts in Central Pharmacy, starting at 3:00 p.m.
Current weekend shift rotation is Saturday and Sunday in the Central Pharmacy every other weekend.
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).