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Job Summary

Why join the Michigan Medicine OR Pharmacy Services Team?

As an Operating Room Pharmacy Technician at Michigan Medicine, you will work within a highly collaborative team that includes Pharmacists, Pharmacy Managers, Technician Supervisors and other medical professionals. You will play a vital role in supporting and providing exceptional care for our patients. We will ensure you feel confident in performing your daily responsibilities through our comprehensive, hands on training. You will become a well-versed technician because of the day to day responsibilities of working in a specialized area within our pharmacy department. With this experience, you will have opportunities for career advancement and professional development to take your career to the next level.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • Generous PTO program
  • Financial support with CE credits
  • Association memberships
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • State of the Art technology

Mission Statement

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.

Responsibilities*

Pharmacy Technician duties in the Operating Room Pharmacy area may include:

  • Prepare sterile products, injections and IV chemotherapy for use during the peri-operative period
  • Deliver medications as needed to surgical rooms
  • Correctly distribute and account for controlled substance usage
  • Assist the Pharmacist with auditing controlled substance utilization
  • Stock medications shelves, manage inventory dating, return excess stock to inventory
  • Fill Pyxis automated dispensing cabinets
  • Prepare and package non-sterile compounded pharmaceuticals
  • Prepare and deliver investigational drugs per research protocols
  • Assist with training of staff
  • Complete special projects as assigned by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor to assist with preparation and delivery of patient medications

Required Qualifications*

Pharmacy Technician Associate:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Completion of a Pharmacy Technician Training Program is desirable
  • 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

Pharmacy Technician Intermediate:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Completion of a Pharmacy Technician Training Program is desirable
  • 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
  • One or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary.

Pharmacy Technician Senior:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Completion of a Pharmacy Technician Training Program is desirable
  • 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.
  • Two or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary.

Licensure & Certification

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. 

Work Schedule

This is a full time position. The schedule for this position includes a day and evening shift rotation, working every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday), and holiday coverage. You will rotate between the University Hospital (Ann Arbor), the Cardiovascular Center (Ann Arbor) and our newerst facility, Brighton Center for Specialty Care. 

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.