Job Description

Sioux Center, IA

Part Time - Benefits Eligible

Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 48hrs-64hrs/2wks


Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


Join Avera as a Pharmacy Technician – In-Training and join a mission driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.


Job Summary

  • Pharmacy Technician-in-Training assists in drug preparation, storage, distribution, and inventory management within a variety of pharmacy environments.  This entry-level position participates in and completes Avera Health’s Pharmacy Technician Education Program within 10 months of hire in order to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician.  Upon completion of the education program and successful Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination, the technician-in-training will be promoted into the role of Pharmacy Technician.  Avera Health’s Pharmacy Technician Education Program consists of 400 hours of combined didactic, simulation, and experiential learning activities.  Avera Health requires a two-year employment commitment upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician Education Program.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


  • Registration with the state Board of Pharmacy required within 30 days of employment.
  • PTCB certification within 1 year of employment.
  • Completion of the Child Abuse & Dependent Adult Abuse courses for Iowa Mandatory Reporters within 90 days of employment and every 3 years thereafter, if applicable.

Work Schedule

  • 48 hours per 2 weeks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $17.50 - $23.50 per hour


What Makes Avera Special?

Application Instructions

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