Assists the pharmacist in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patient. Accurately and efficiently processes prescriptions. Interacts with patients and managed care plans to authorize prescription coverage. Assembles prescriptions and follows proper procedures to prepare and dispense medications. Accurately and efficiently completes patient purchase transactions utilizing point of sale systems. 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.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 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 within 12 months of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.46 per hour.
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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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).