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The Pharmacy Purchasing Technician is responsible for the receipt of medications from wholesalers and vendors; ensuring an effective and accurate inventory of medications and supplies; fills and distributes interdepartmental requests for pharmaceuticals; assists with processing of medication recalls and outdated pharmaceuticals; and performs computer and clerical tasks with proficiency and accuracy. This individual will develop and maintain strong relationships with pharmacy staff, mayo clinic staff, wholesalers and vendors.
Completion of two years post-secondary education and/or successful completion of an approved vocational Pharmacy Technician training program and at least six months of applicable experience as a Pharmacy Technician; or at least eighteen months of applicable experience as a Pharmacy Technician.
Effectively reads, writes, speaks and understands English. Proven history of performing technical tasks and following written / verbal instructions. Able to apply math and calculator skills along with a working knowledge of the metric system. Possess strong telephone and verbal communication skills. Experience with the use of office software computer applications and keyboarding. Demonstrated ability to work in a busy environment and pay attention to detail. Proven organizational and problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment. No history of drug abuse or misuse; or proof of successful completion of a certified drug abuse rehabilitation program is required.
License or certification
Current registration with the Board of Pharmacy in the state he/she is hired to work in where required by state regulation, or eligible to obtain. May not perform duties requiring registration until registration is obtained. National Pharmacy Technician Certification required.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.14 per hour.
Hours/days are subject to change based on department needs.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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