Reg/Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy, St Francis Hospital, Evanston

Requisition ID: 47090

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

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  Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.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.

 

Assists in receiving wholesales orders for placement into pharmacy inventory.  Verifies accuracy of receipt of order.  Repackages, labels, and bar codes unit doses accordingly.

 

Answers department phone and screens calls for the Pharmacist.  Responds to routine questions and refers other questions to the Pharmacist.

 

Fills premixed intravenous medications and solutions.  May aseptically prepare I.V. solutions upon department training.  Performs hood cleaning per protocol and documents completion.

 

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

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: Presence St Francis Hospital

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Company
Presence Health Network
Posted
03/24/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Evanston, Illinois 60202, US