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Sanford Health Pharmacy Technician - South University Pharmacy - FT in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Evening
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

A pharmacy technician at Sanford Pharmacy South University will gain experience in both the retail and inpatient areas of pharmacy practice. A pharmacy technician has the opportunity to complete data entry, fill outpatient prescriptions, greet patients and answer phone calls. In the inpatient area, the pharmacy technician has the opportunity to fill inpatient orders, deliver medications to the inpatient units, perform non-sterile compounding, and perform sterile compounding.

This is a 7 on / 7 off straight evenings position.

Job Summary

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders. In a medical center or institutional setting, the Pharmacy Technician duties consist of unit dose dispensing, IV admixtures, compounding and automated dispensing devices. Ensures that equipment is functioning properly and assists in resolution of equipment maintenance and repair. Responsible for assisting the pharmacist in the provision of pharmaceutical care to the patients of Sanford by following established regulations, standards and practices (including the preparation of IV admixtures). Must possess the skills necessary to understand written policies and procedures, perform various functions under the supervision of a registered pharmacist and participate in departmental problem-solving when needed. Must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and be able to learn and utilize new technology as the profession of pharmacy evolves. 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.

The Pharmacy Technician position is located in different work environments and duties may vary based upon location or setting; also depending on location, there may be an overlap of retail/inpatient responsibilities.


High School graduate or GED required. Must have completed any additional required education as specified in the state of practice in order to become a registered Pharmacy Technician.

North Dakota: To be eligible to be registered by the board of pharmacy as a pharmacy technician the person must have completed one of the following requirements: a) successful completion of an American society of health systems pharmacists accredited academic program; or b) an American society of health systems pharmacists accredited on-the-job training program.

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.

North Dakota: An applicant for registration as a pharmacy tech must have obtained certification by a national certification body approved by the board of pharmacy. A tech registered after August 1, 1995, must obtain and maintain certification by a national certification body approved by the board of pharmacy. A registered tech not holding certification on April 1, 2011, must obtain certification by March 1, 2014. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is an approved certification body.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-56767
Featured: No