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PRN - Pharmacy Technician - Chicago North

PRN - Pharmacy Technician - Chicago North

Job Description

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

The PharMerica Hospital Services team is recruiting a Per DIem Pharmacy Technician to join our Chicago-North Pharmacy.  Our hospital pharmacy joins a nationwide network of over 700 professionals. We provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients in over 80 specialty hospitals.  We are dedicated to our patients and to our employees. Our pharmacists take a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and are focused on clinical initiatives to optimize positive patient outcomes. Our technicians have an indispensable role in providing necessary support to the pharmacy and its staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Types prescription information to produce labels.
  • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
  • Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory.
  • Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system.
  • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments.
  • Packages medications for dispensing and for delivery.
  • Sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood.
  • Communicates with all customers in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
  • Knowledge of Data Entry and / or IV experience is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification if required by state.
  • One year experience in a hospital setting preferred. 
  • Pharmacy Technician certification preferred.

We offer competitive salaries, 401K and Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage.  You can grow and advance within one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the country. 

Please apply on-line at
Cindy Frederick
Senior Pharmacy Recruiter

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 734810
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PRN - Pharmacy Technician - Chicago North

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