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Pharmacy Tech I

Req #:  109638
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Pharmacy
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

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Pharmacy Tech I

Lutheran General Hospital - Park Ridge

Rotate all Shifts

Registry – meaning there is no set schedule or number of hours and there is no benefits

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory and documentation to satisfy legal and regulatory requirements. Pharmacy technicians work only under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.

Maintenance of medication and supply inventory to prevent stockouts, limit overstock, minimize waste, and provide efficient customer service.

Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g., preparing IV admixtures, use of a keyboard).

May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lbs.), including boxes, equipment, unit dose cassettes and IV solutions.

Ability to transport cart containing patient medication cassettes to patient care areas.

Walking or standing for long periods of time (4~8 hours ) is often necessary.

Must be able to physically operate the equipment used for the job.

Ability to perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified time periods.

Ability to read small print on medication labels

Ability to work cooperatively with health system and pharmacy staff.

Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.

Ability to work a variety of shifts to meet the staffing needs of the department.

Ability to set priorities and solve problems.

Ability to respond quickly to emergent requests.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Registered as a Pharmacy Technician in Illinois

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Basic knowledge of a typewriter or computer keyboard

Ability to perform basic math calculations

 

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