Pharmacy Technician duties may include:
- Greet patients
- Complete insurance paperwork
- Enter prescriptions onto computer
- Prepare prescription orders
- Perform basic metric conversions and calculations
- Accept prescriptions from patients
- Perform cashier functions
- Mix sterile and chemotherapy products
- Answer phone
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor
- Rotating Saturday shifts
For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report at https://pharmwebsp.med.umich.edu/DocumentsLibHome/UMHS%20Pharmacy%20Annual%20Reports/Curr_UMHS_Pharmacy_Annual_Report.pdf
- High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
- Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Michigan is required.
- Requires registration, certification or licensure with the appropriate agency.
- 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.
At least one year technician experience is highly desirable. Basic algebra 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/0,4601,7-154-72600_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 sender in your email contacts. Applicants who have completed the assessment 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.)
University of Michigan Health System 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.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.