Pharmacy Technician Senior, Intermediate, or Assoc. Oncology & Infusion

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Summary

As a Pharmacy Technician at Michigan Medicine, you will work within a highly collaborative team that includes Pharmacists, Technicians, and other medical professionals. We provide all our Pharmacy Technicians with a comprehensive, hands-on training to ensure you feel confident in performing your day-to-day responsibilities. Once training is complete, you will be able to prepare sterile IV products, restock automated dispensing cabinets, and dispense solid oral dosage forms for patients visiting the various infusion and oncology locations.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world?s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

 

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  •         Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •         2:1 Match on retirement savings
  •         Generous PTO program
  •         State of the Art technology
  •         Complimentary access to continuing education (CE) credits via the Pharmacy Technician Letter
  •         Reimbursement for Membership in the Southeast Michigan Society of Health System Pharmacists (SMSHP)
  •         $1,000 Sign-On Bonus 

 

Responsibilities*

General Pharmacy Technician duties may include: 

  •        You will perform activities relating to or supporting the preparation, compounding, processing, and delivery of medications and pharmaceutical supplies under the supervision of a pharmacist, supervisor or resident
  •         You will assist in the retrieving/filing medication orders from electronic systems
  •         You will assist in general pharmacy cleaning/maintenance/stocking
  •         You'll prepare investigational drugs per research protocols
  •         You'll triage telephone inquiries
  •         Assist with training of staff

Required Qualifications*

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.

Pharmacy Technician Associate:

  •         High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •         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 mathematical skills are necessary.
  •         Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability.

Pharmacy Technician Intermediate: 

  •         High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •         Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date, verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  •         One or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary.
  •         Proficient communication, computer and basic mathematical skills are necessary.
  •         Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability

Pharmacy Technician Senior:

  •         High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •         Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date, verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
  •         Two or more years of relevant pharmacy practice or equivalent experience is necessary.
  •         Proficient communication, computer and basic mathematical skills are necessary.
  •         Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability

Desired Qualifications*

At least one year of technician experience or completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program is highly desirable. Basic algebra including performing pharmacy calculations is 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.

 

 

Work Schedule

This is a full-time position. Hours depend on the infusion center operational hours. Shifts start as early as 6am and end as late as 8pm. Weekends also must be worked on a rotational basis. Rotation among work locations may occur. The locations for which employee rotate through include: Children?s and Women?s Infusion Center, Rogel Cancer Center, and University Hospital.

Underfill Statement

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

Additional Information

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 [email protected] as a secure email sender in your 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.)

For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report at https://www.medicine.umich.edu/dept/pharmacy/pharmacy-annual-report

 

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

Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.