Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, compounds and dispenses medications and pharmaceutical supplies.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a pharmacy technician. Must provide proof of licensure within 60 days of hire. Pharmacy technician licenses issued after December 31, 2007 must have Certified designation by second renewal in accordance with Section 9 of the Illinois Pharmacy Practice Act.
Previous experience in health-system pharmacy and experience with sterile compounding preferred
This position is performed within a general office environment.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist performs the following duties:
Checks in and puts orders away, double checking the integrity of barcodes, and files associated paperwork.
Performs assigned quality control activities on schedule.
Runs reports for automated dispensing cabinets as necessary.
Maintains good staff and customer relations; provides courteous, cooperative services.
Shares responsibility for answering telephone calls and assisting hospital staff at service window.
Participates in pharmacy performance improvement activities.
Recognizes periods of decreased workload and seeks out secondary activities.
Meets State of Illinois educational requirements for Pharmacy technician license renewal; completes all hospital required education, and pursues other educational opportunities.
Functions as a team member in the department and promotes teamwork.
Takes an active role in the training of new pharmacy technicians according to the new technician training checklist.
Performs other duties as required.