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Faculty Merit Postdoctoral Professional & Scientific Research Temporary Internal


Requisition # 021233

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

Position Basics

Position Type:Technical/Craft
Job Type:Regular
Initial Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Organization:University Hospital
Sub Department:Ambulatory Care
Building:General Hospital (GH)
This position is Non-Contract Covered. A Non-Contract Covered position is covered by the Regents Merit System, but not covered by the current collective bargaining agreement. Check the University of Iowa Benefit's Office web site, under merit exempt, for a benefits comparison.


Monthly Salary:$3,177
Annual Salary:$38,126
Pay Grade:11

Work Schedule

Part/Full TimeFull Time Position
Hours:08:00 AM to 08:30 PM
Details: Work 8 hour shifts scheduled between 8:00 am - 8:30 pm. Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week:Regular
Days Off: Sun,Sat
Details: Occasional weekend shifts may be required. Occasional overtime may be required. If working a weekend, days off will be variable before and after the weekend worked.

Job Details

Background Check:Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.
Special Qualifications(Skills):
  • Public Contact/Customer Service
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
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: 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.
Duties:Under general supervision of a technician supervisor, carries out activities associated with training and coordination of Pharmacy Technician Trainees, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Student Interns. Offers patient education of pharmacy services through one-on-one patient contact on inpatient care units. Serves as a pharmacy liaison and contact for the Meds-To-Beds service for hospital staff. Provides education, assists with the organization and implementation of service expansion, responsible for data collection, problem-solving and process improvement. Promotes a collaborative work environment with an emphasis on relationship and team-building to enhance staff and patient experience. Provides direction and basic frontline supervision of Pharmacy Technician Trainees, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Student Interns. Provides specialized support to the Ambulatory Care Pharmacies. Under general supervision by a pharmacist, coordinates and performs as necessary the technical activities of a pharmacy service area.


1. High school graduation including a general mathematics course, or the equivalent;

a. Four years of experience as a pharmacy technician including at least one year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician (Certified) or equivalent position, or
b. Four years of experience in a position directly related to the natural sciences, or
c. Four years post high school education in the natural sciences or related area, or
d. A combination of related experience and related post high school education to equal four years.

3. 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.

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.

Before applying for the SNR PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, CERT position, please read the Minimum Qualifications

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

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