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REG/PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: Des Plaines, IL, US, 60016

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 61976

Location: Presence Holy Family Med Ctr

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

 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

Senior Services, Skilled Nursing Homes; located in  Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Il.

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director, Manager, Supervisor and/or  Pharmacists, prepares and distributes medications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

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  Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.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.

 

Assists in inventory control of drug supplies and solutions for the pharmacy department.  Performs inventory checks to help ensure stock does not fall below required levels, confirms items are properly stored, and reviews expiration dates to rotate or retrieve items according to their date.

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

One year of pharmacy experience in a hospital and/or retail setting preferred

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Basic 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: 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 postoffer.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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