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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN II
Requisition ID: 66237
Ministry: PLC Senior Services
Location: Presence Holy Family Med Ctr
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
LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY - LOCATED IN HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER - DES PLAINES, IL. 60016
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 Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.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.
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
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.
| Location: Des Plaines, IL 60016
| Document ID: AD275-0GFP
| Posted on: ||2019-08-2208/22/2019