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Hy-Vee Introduces New Pharmacy Tech Apprenticeship - Free Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Provides On-The-Job Training & Resources For Technicians Seeking To Become Certified To Immunize

Published Tuesday, September 21, 2021
by The Special McDonough County Voice
Hy-Vee Introduces New Pharmacy Tech Apprenticeship - Free Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Provides On-The-Job Training & Resources For Technicians Seeking To Become Certified To Immunize

(WEST DES MOINES, IOWA) - Hy-Vee, Incorporated has announced it is seeking to hire 2,000 full- and part-time Pharmacy Technicians to help support its more than 275 Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations across an eight-state region.

As an added benefit, Hy-Vee is introducing a new Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship, which prepares Pharmacy Technicians with the required training and resources to become nationally certified to administer vaccinations such as the COVID-19 vaccine, flu vaccine and more.

The Apprenticeship is free for all interested Hy-Vee Pharmacy Technicians and can be completed in as few as eight months (depending on state requirements) while working in the Hy-Vee Pharmacy.

“The role of Pharmacy Technicians has never been more integral than today, especially as we prepare for the upcoming flu season and expected authorization of COVID-19 vaccine boosters,” said Kristin Williams, Hy-Vee’s Executive Vice President & Chief Health Officer.

“Our new Apprenticeship Program offers the opportunity for Pharmacy Technicians to advance their experience and career in the pharmacy field and work for a company that offers amazing benefits, competitive wages and flexible scheduling,” Williams said.

As part of its goal to be the Best Place to Work in America, Hy-Vee offers Employees benefits that include a generous bonus system, childcare concierge services, life insurance, medical and dental care, prescription drug coverage and short-term disability, as well as a 401(k) match.

Additionally, all Employees - both part-time and full-time - receive a 10% discount on groceries every day and additional discount opportunities throughout the year, plus the chance for additional holiday pay.

Hy-Vee also offers a tuition assistance program that is available for Employees and their immediate family members.

Both certified and non-certified Hy-Vee Pharmacy Technicians can serve pharmacies by processing prescriptions, dispensing medications, assisting patients and more.

Interested applicants can visit www.hy-vee.com/careers to view available technician positions in their area.

To Directly Access This Apprenticeship And Training Labor News Story, Go To: www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/news/local/2021/09/20/hy-vee-introduces-new-pharmacy-tech-apprenticeship/8419487002/

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