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Pharmacy Tech I

Req #:  126211
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Pharmacy
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/Night
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

Illinois Masonic Medical Center


Pharmacy Tech I

Chicago, IL



Position Requirements:
High school diploma.
1~2 years of pharmacy or related healthcare or technical experience or completion of pharmacy technician course or currently enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school. Basic knowledge of computer or typewriter.
Average typing skills
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to transport lightweight supplies.
Ability to perform duties carefully with direction.
Requires understanding that age specific patient care is provided with a special recognition for the neonate, child, and geriatric age groups and that appropriate age~specific knowledge in the performance of their distributive activities is important to the provision of pharmacy service.
Current Illinois Pharmacy Technician license.
Illinois Pharmacy Technician Certification if initial license is obtained after 1/1/2008. N/A

Under direct supervision of the registered pharmacist, the pharmacy technician engages in the preparation, control and distribution of medications. Performs other related duties as assigned

Works with pharmacist to provide accurate and timely medications to patients.
Ability to prepare sterile admixtures using aseptic technique under the supervision and direction of a pharmacist.
Performs general Pharmacy tasks related to medication control, delivery, and processing.
Performs floor stock duties as assigned.
Performs computer tasks correctly according to current department policies.
Maintains appropriate licensure requirements, continuing education requirements, age competency requirements, and updates knowledge base and skills on an ongoing basis.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago