Pharmacy Technician

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 200 team members and is proud to be called a Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register seven years in a row!

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Job Schedule

Full-time: Days, 36 hours per week with schedule flexibility.

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy team.

Primary duties for this position include:

  • Assists in filling, preparing, and delivering medications.
  • Packages and labels medications appropriately.
  • Compounds ingredients appropriately under supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Compounds IV admixtures using aseptic techniques in compliance with facility’s policies and procedures.
  • Performs designated tasks regarding pharmacy quality control, management of pharmacy records, inventory control, and preparation of order for drugs.
  • Assists in maintaining pharmacy drug stock by regularly checking for products that are outdated and/or low in inventory level.
  • Assists with the essential functions related to drug purchasing and inventory control in an appropriate manner.
  • Labels and stocks shelves.
  • Stores IV’s and supplies appropriately.
  • Monitors and checks appropriate storage of drugs.
  • Maintains automated dispensing inventories.
  • Communicates timely with appropriate staff members when inventory levels are low.
  • Processes orders for stock medication from units or clinic areas in order to ensure good pharmacy service is provided.
  • Supports pharmacy staff as requested.
  • Maintains responsibility for charges and credits of medications.
  • Answers the phone and directs calls appropriately.
  • Maintains a clean pharmacy.
  • Assists in maintenance of quality assurance indictors.
  • Resolves discrepancies, troubleshoots, and runs reports from the automated dispensing machine.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
  • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
  • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
  • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
  • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
  • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification as a pharmacy technician by an accredited body within one year of hire.
  • Mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregivers.
  • COVID vaccine required unless an approved exemption is received.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience as a pharmacy technician desired; will train if applicant is conscientious and communicates a desire to learn.
  • Experience with sterile compounding.

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Guardian Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous PTO Package

DCI checks required. E.O.E


Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1756 | Fax: (641) 932-1704 | Web: