Pharmacy Tech I - Outpatient
Mayo Clinic
 Rochester, MN









Position description

Assists the pharmacist in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to the patient. Accurately and efficiently processes prescriptions. Interacts with patients and managed care plans to authorize prescription coverage. Assembles prescriptions and follows proper procedures to prepare and dispense medications. Accurately and efficiently completes patient purchase transactions utilizing point of sale systems. Assists with maintaining accurate medication inventories and billing of medications. Effectively communicates utilizing established systems and processes. Performs responsibilities and duties of the job in a manner that is attentive to age and ability considerations.

  • Please note, this position will be located at the 3551 Building.


Pharmacy Tech I: High School diploma or equivalent


Pharmacy Tech II: High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved vocational Pharmacy Technician training program and at least six (6) months of applicable experience as a Pharmacy Technician; or at least eighteen (18) months of applicable experience as a Pharmacy Tech. National Pharmacy Technician certification.

Additional qualifications

Effectively reads, writes, speaks and understands English. Able to learn technical tasks. Able to follow written and verbal directions. Able to apply math and calculator skills along with a working knowledge of the metric system. Possess strong telephone and verbal communication skills. Experience with the use of office software computer applications and keyboarding.Prior experience as an outpatient pharmacy technician. Demonstrated ability to work in a busy environment and pay attention to detail. Proven organizational and problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment.

No history of drug abuse or misuse; or proof of successful completion of a certified drug abuse rehabilitation program is required.

License or certification

Current registration with the Board of Pharmacy where required by state regulation. National Pharmacy Technician certification within 12 months of hire.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.46 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

This position works a rotating schedule in our production pharmacy which fills and ships mail order prescriptions.

Weekend schedule

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Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.



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Lauren Brandt

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).