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Pharmacy Technician III, Full Time Days, St Mary's Hospital, Chicago

Date: Sep 5, 2019

Requisition ID: 68436

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)



Department: 20595222 Contract Pharmacy PSMEMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day




Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director, Manager, Supervisor and/or  Pharmacists, serves as a lead on  automated dispensing machines and Pharmacy Technicians.



Runs various reports from automated dispensing machines. Conducts drug audits to confirm quantities, proper storage, and alignment according to expiration date.  Works with staff members to identify usage errors or inventory discrepancies and initiates corrective action. 


Prepares and distributes reports for ministry staff. 


Performs or coordinates maintenance and cleaning on machines.  Inspects dividers are in place and verifies proper functioning of machine.  Replaces missing or broken machine items and contacts outside vendor for troubleshooting when necessary. 


Serves as a team member on automated system projects such as implementation or replacement of machines.  Includes working with engineers on set up and configuration. 


Maintains barcode and dictionary databases within system(s).  Enters and updates new and existing drug and user information. 


Trains Nursing Staff, Pharmacist, and Pharmacy Technicians on utilizing automated dispensing machines and assists with questions.   



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                               

High School diploma or G.E.D. required

5 years of pharmacy experience in an institutional pharmacy setting preferred


Computer Skills                                                            

Advanced knowledge of computers and automated dispensing systems


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Illinois Pharmacy Technician License required.  If not licensed, may consider hiring with the stipulation that the license must be received within 60 days of hire.


Certificate by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required unless grandfathered.  If not certified, may consider hiring with the stipulation that certification must be received within 2 years of licensure.


Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Job FunctionPharmacy 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Clinic, Pharmacy, Technician, Pharmacy Tech, Healthcare, Technology