Pharmacy Tech I - Inpatient

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN invites you to consider a life-changing career as a Pharmacy Technician where you work under the direction of a Pharmacist in a variety of settings and specialties! Experience multiple career paths and advancement opportunities in this rapidly expanding job market!

Advance your career by...
  • Becoming nationally Certified (many employers require this)
  • Specializing in a specific practice area - e.g. Compounding Sterile and Non-sterile preparations, Research, Quality Medication Diversion, Purchasing
  • Taking on a leadership role - e.g. Education Specialist, Instructor, Preceptor/Trainer, Supervisor
Position description
Assists the pharmacist in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patient. Gathers, labels and distributes medications accurately and efficiently. Packages, prepares and safely compounds medications including hazardous substances accurately and efficiently. Handles, manages and distributes controlled substances in compliance with regulatory requirements and department policies; and assists with drug diversion surveillance. Assists with maintaining accurate medication inventories and billing of medications. Effectively communicates utilizing established systems and processes. Performs responsibilities and duties of the job in a manner that is attentive to age and ability considerations.
High School diploma or equivalent. Effectively reads, writes, speaks and understands English. Able to learn technical tasks. Able to follow written and verbal directions. 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.
Additional qualifications
The following are preferred: Prior experience as an outpatient pharmacy technician. 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 where required by state regulation. National Pharmacy Technician certification within 12 months of hire.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.12 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Between 40 - 80
Schedule details
Schedule is up to full time. There are variable FTE ranging from 0.5 FTE - 1.0 FTE and day/evening rotations. Hours, FTE, and available areas will be discussed at point of interview to determine best fit.
Weekend schedule
1 out of 2 (every other)
Site description
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.
Career profile
Job posting number
Lauren Brandt
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).