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Pharmacy Technician II

Req #:  109918
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Pharmacy
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

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Pharmacy Tech II

Good Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove, IL

PM Shift 2:15pm -10:45pm every other weekend

Part Time .5/20hr per week 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Pharmacy Technicians II assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications / sterile products, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy Technicians II work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They complete documentation and follow policies / procedures to comply with legal / regulatory, system, hospital, and departmental requirements to maintain a safe environment.

Additional job activities Pharmacy Technicians II participate in include: Maintains current Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) serves as a preceptor for the orientation / training of new Pharmacy Associates, job shadow students, and College of Pharmacy students serves as an individual mentor to new Pharmacy Technician Associates completes departmental projects as assigned participates on departmental teams.
 


ACCOUNTABILITIES:
MAINTAINS COMPETENCE REQUIRED FOR CURRENT JOB TITLE / POSITION.

ASSISTS THE PHARMACIST IN THE PREPARATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICATIONS ACCORDING TO ESTABLISHED POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND PROTOCOLS.

PREPARES IV ADMIXTURES, CHEMOTHERAPY, AND HYPERALIMENTATION SOLUTIONS ACCORDING TO ESTABLISHED POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND PROTOCOLS.

MAINTAINS ADEQUATE STOCK OF MEDICATIONS AND SUPPLIES ACCORDING TO ESTABLISHED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.

ADDITIONAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN II JOB ACTIVITIES

UTILITIZES THE HOSPITAL AND PHARMACY COMPUTER SYSTEMS TO PERFORM DATA ENTRY AND MEDICATON BILLING FUNCTIONS.

CONTRIBUTES TO THE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT..

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires current pharmacy technician certification by PTCB or ExCPT.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of hospital or home health care pharmacy experience OR 4 years of other pharmacy related experience. Basic personal computer skills.
  • Familiar with basic medical terminology.
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Basic math and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills to achieve understanding and acceptance.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Adaptable to performing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize orders.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy regulatory standards.
  • Maintenance of a professional appearance.
  • Licensure as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in the State of Illinois.
  • Ability to perform work accurate with attention to detail within specified time periods.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize work to complete urgent tasks preferentially.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and weekends. Schedule flexibility to meet the needs of the institution, adaptable to changes in workload and/or work schedule.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of hospital staff
  • Ability to travel to various operating units of the hospital. Ability to walk up / down stairs and use the elevators.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Ability to use hands and fingers repetitively (ie. use of computer keyboard)
  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, and kneel
  • Ability to do medium lifting (20~50 lbs occasionally, 10~25 lbs frequently, and 10 lbs. Consistently)
  • Ability to perform work and communicate with normal range of hearing and vision
  • Ability to physically operate the equipment used in the job
  • Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances (including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions).
  • Potential for stocks or cuts by needles and other sharp items.
  • Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

 


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