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7/19/2017
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Pharmacy Technician II, PLC Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Il
Presence Health | Des Plaines, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 36446

Location: Presence Holy Family Med Ctr

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

 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

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  Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.

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 in a hospital 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

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