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Pharmacy Technician, Certified

Patient Care Providers
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school graduation including a general mathematics course, or the equivalent.
  • Experience Requirement:
    1. Two years’ experience in a position directly related to the natural sciences, or 
    2. Two years post high school education in the natural sciences or related area, or 
    3. A combination of related experience and related post high school education to equal two years.
  • National certification as a certified pharmacy technician by a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited pharmacy technician certification program and examination is required. Must meet ongoing education requirements and maintain certification.
  • An exception to the certification requirement is available to pharmacy interns who maintain registration as a pharmacy intern (per Iowa Administrative Code – Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians, Section 3.3).
  • Note: Per Board of Pharmacy Regulations (Iowa Administrative Code -- 657-Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians):
    1. A pharmacy technician must register with the Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of employment.
    2. Effective July 1, 2009, all pharmacy technicians must be certified by July 1, 2010.

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with Public Contact/Customer Service

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform ratio/proportion equations,
  • Experience with inventory maintenance activities,
  • Experience working in team environment,
  • Experience working in 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.

Application Process:  Resume preferred as part of the application process.  Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days.  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm of the posting end date.  

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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