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Central Services Pharmacy Technician (64 hours per pay period)

64 hours per pay period

up to $2500.00 Sign On Bonus

Job ID: R052767

Primary Location: Superior, Wisconsin

Building Location
Essentia Health Superior Belknap Pharmacy
12480 Prescription Service Center

Job Description:
Pharmacy Technicians are an integral part of the pharmacy team. Primary responsibilities of this role include processing prescriptions and interacting with and assisting customers to ensure a positive experience with Essentia Pharmacy. Job duties also include inventory control, non-sterile and/or sterile compounding, care of supplies and equipment, management of automation systems, and other duties as assigned by the pharmacist and pharmacy leadership. Up to $2,500 sign-on bonus!! Note- sign-on bonuses are prorated to FTE and apply to external applicants only.

Education Qualifications:

Educational Requirements:

If working in a MN location, must meet one of these three education/experience categories as defined by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy:

  • Previous experience as a pharmacy technician with maintenance of continuous registration as a pharmacy technician with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy dating back prior to January 1st, 2013
  • Completion of a board-approved technician training program.
  • Completion of the Essentia Health employer-based technician training program within first 90 days of employment
  • OR Continuous registration with the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist Intern

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Certification/Licensure Required:

  • Before hire, state registration in the state in which they will be working is required
  • The applicant must to be at least 18 years of age and have graduated from high school or attained high school graduation equivalent (e.g. GED) for registration
  • All float, casual positions and regular staff from sites in the Superior, Wisconsin location require registration in both Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • All Wisconsin locations: may provide a "pending" application for registration
  • Earns, through employer-based training program, and maintains Certification as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) within 1 year of hire


  • Be currently enrolled as a Pharmacy student in an accredited Pharm.D. program


  • For North Dakota locations only, progressing toward acceptance into a Doctor of Pharmacy program

NOTE: Any Pharmacy Technician that has a dual position as an Intern or Pre-Intern does not need to have the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) nor the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification.

  • Must maintain registration(s) (immediately) and certification(s) (post one year of employment) for the duration of employment
  • Ongoing continuing education and license renewal as required by the state's Board of Pharmacy
Shift Rotation
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)
Shift Start Time
Shift End Time
Pay Range
$17.46 - $25.96 / hour

The approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.

USWA Technical Workers Clinic (UTECC)

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:
Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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