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at U of Iowa in Iowa City, IA

Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.


Position Type:
Job Type: Temporary ( Limited to 780 hours per fiscal year, no benefits )
Initial Advertising Ends on: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Organization: University Hospital
Department: Pharmacy
Sub Department: Pediatrics
Building: University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital (SFCH)


Hourly Pay: $15.91
Pay Grade: 08


Part/Full Time Full Time Position
Hours: 02:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Shift: 2nd
Details: Work 8 hour shifts scheduled between 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm.
Work Week: Rotating
Details: Work alternating weekends. Work occasional midnights.


Background Check: Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.
Special Qualifications(Skills):
30 wpm typing
Public Contact/Customer Service
Other Special Qualifications:
Ability to calculate ratios & proportions for pharmaceutical needs as demonstrated by work sample.
Additional Information: Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners must be obtained within 30 days from date of hire and maintained for the duration of employment as mandated by Iowa Code.
Desired Qualifications: Prefer experience with inventory maintenance activities, exp working in a team environment, experience working in a detail-oriented work environment, knowledge of Windows based computer programs, experience working in environment requiring accuracy, experience working in healthcare with one-on-one patient interaction & experience handling challenging interactions in work environment. Prefer National Career Readiness Certificate at Silver Level.
Duties: Under general supervision of pharmacist, coordinates and performs activities associated with dispensing areas, prepares drug orders on inpatient and outpatient floorstock orders. Utilizes aseptic techniques in flow hoods to prepare sterile products. Under general supervision of technician supervisor, carries out activities supportive of development, coordination and training of assigned areas. All pharmacy technicians must be certified within one year of employment. If certification not achieved by the end of one year, individuals will be terminated. (Board of Pharmacy Administrative Rules, Iowa Administrative Code 657, Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians.)


1. High school graduation including a general mathematics course, or the equivalent.
2. Ability to type a minimum speed of 15 net words per minute.
3. Effective July 1, 2009, a Pharmacy Technician (Trainee) must be registered with the Pharmacy Board. All pharmacy technicians must be certified within one year of employment. If certification is not achieved by the end of one year of employment, individuals will be terminated. (Per Board of Pharmacy Administrative Rules (Iowa Administrative Code 657, Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians)
4. Experience requirement:
a. Two years experience in a position directly related to the natural sciences, or
b. Two years post high school education in the natural sciences or related area, or
c. A combination of related experience and related post high school education to equal two years.
Before applying for the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, TRAINEE position, please read the Minimum Qualifications

Work Samples will be administered to determine proficiency for approved Special Qualifications.

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