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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN II

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Des Plaines, IL, US, 60016

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 66237

Ministry:  PLC Senior Services

Location: Presence Holy Family Med Ctr

Location Address:
100 North River Road, Des Plaines, IL  60016 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20595150 Pharmacy LTCP 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY - LOCATED IN HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER - DES PLAINES, IL. 60016

 

SUMMARY

 

Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director, Manager, Supervisor and/or  Pharmacists, prepares and distributes medications including all intravenous product preparation.  Serves as a mentor and trainer to other Pharmacy Technicians.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Prepares IV admixtures including but not limited to chemotherapeutic medications and Total Parenteral Nutrtion (TPN).  Performs calculations necessary to determine appropriate amount of drugs needed to prepare admixtures doses.

 

Prepares and packages medications for delivery to automated dispensing system and/or designated medication areas using manual or automated packaging methods.  Retrieves, counts, measures, and compounds drugs under the direction of the Pharmacist.  Applies bar codes and labels to packaged medication for Pharmacist review.  Loads medications for delivery(s).

 

Delivers medications and supplies safely and accurately to the nursing unit, stock area and/or automated dispensing cabinet. 

 

Accurately fills automated dispensing machines. Matches medication to dispensing labels and selects appropriate components for dispensed product.  Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.

 

Returns discontinued and unused medication to pharmacy for credit and re-stocking. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

3 years of pharmacy experience  preferred      

Computer Skills                                                          

Basic knowledge of computers and automated dispensing systems

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Illinois Pharmacy Technician License required. 

 

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: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Pharmacy LTCP

Job Function: Pharmacy 

 

 

Application submittal is acknowledgement that pre-employment screening will be conducted on all potential hires post-offer. Applicants are entitled to a copy of the background check report and have the right to challenge its accuracy and completeness. If the applicant is covered by the Illinois Health Care Worker Background Check Act, and the applicant’s record indicates a conviction, he or she may request a waiver from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

 

 

 

 


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