Sanford Health

Lead Pharmacy Technician | Retail/Community Pharmacy

Bemidji, Minnesota
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Nov 03, 2020
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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Bemidji Main Clinic

Location: Bemidji, MN

Address: 1233 34th St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

In addition to the responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, the Lead Pharmacy Technician is responsible for assisting in the management of pharmacy practices to ensure that patients or customers obtain appropriate medications in a timely, cost-effective, and efficient manner. Works with department Supervisors, Managers, and Directors to develop workflows and policies that improve efficiencies and outcomes. In a retail/community pharmacy setting, the Lead Pharmacy Technician duties consist of assisting pharmacists in compounding, preparing and dispensing medical prescriptions to the public after receiving information from customers or patients according to written/faxed prescriptions. Maintains proper storage and security conditions for drugs; ensures that equipment is functioning properly and assists in resolution of equipment maintenance and repair; controls inventory stock level and timeline to ensure adequate supplies. Assists with billing related functions. May assist with departmental quality assurance and other customer- or patient-focused services with oversight from supervisory staff; assists in the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment and conditions that adhere to state laws and regulations. Requires use of and proficiency in multiple computer programs.
In addition to the responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, the Lead Pharmacy Technician maximizes scope of duties with greater operational responsibility. Regularly educates others on emerging changes to the job and guides others in the completion of day-to-day tasks as set by management. Regularly monitors the work schedules, productivity, and work quality of team members and assists in changes to work flow. Work performance reflects mastery of concepts, methods, and specialized requirements of the job.


High School graduate or general education diploma (GED) required. Associate's degree preferred.
Requires two years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician, including providing work guidance to others.
Must maintain annual registration as a Pharmacy Technician through the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state privileges as required by position. Must also complete the required hours of Pharmacy Technician continuing education.
Minnesota: Must have active/current pharmacy technician registration with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy or the completion of a formal technician training program.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
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Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-33285

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