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Pharmacy Technician

Advocate Aurora Health Normal Full-Time
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Pharmacy Tech

Advocate BroMenn/Normal IL

Inpatient Pharmacy

Full time, 1400-2230 and every third weekend

 

Purpose:
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.

Accountabilities:
Maintains drug and department supplies at appropriate levels.
Maintains appropriate licensure requirements, continuing education requirements, competency requirements, and updates knowledge base and skills on an regular basis
Works with pharmacist to provide accurate and timely medications to patients
Performs general Pharmacy tasks related to medication control, delivery, and processing.
Accurately and efficiently performs computer functions according to department policies.
Maintains areas used for the preparation, dispensing, and storage of drugs.

High school diploma.
Previous pharmacy technician experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Organized and detail oriented.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
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.
Typing

Current Illinois Pharmacy Technician license.
Illinois Pharmacy Technician Certification
Beginning on January 1, 2010, within 2 years after being employed as a registered technician, a pharmacy technician must become certified by successfully passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination or another Board~approved pharmacy technician examination in order to continue to perform pharmacy technician's duties. This requirement does not apply to pharmacy technicians hired prior to January 1, 2008.
~ Works with hazardous materials (medications).
~ Ability to push heavy carts with stock.
~ Requires standing for long periods of time
~ Ability to read labels and a computer screen.
~ Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize work to complete urgent tasks preferentially.
~ Schedule flexibility to meet the needs of the institution
~ This position will need to recognize needs and behavior of a variety of age groups of patients treated (neonate, infant, child, adult, elderly)

Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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