Pharmacy Technician - Central Pharmacy
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, the pharmacy
technician engages in the preparation, control an distribution of
medications. Performs other related duties as assigned.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Pharmacy Technician License Illinois; Must submit proof of IDFPR
application upon hire date to be eligible for 60 day allowance to
obtain license within 60 days and Certified Pharmacy Technician
(PTCB) For pharmacy technicians licensed after December 31, 2007.
Must be certified within two (2) years of licensure acquired date.
Exempt: Anyone enrolled in a first professional degree program in
pharmacy and designated a "student pharmacist" by IDFPR. within 2
years or Certified Pharmacy Technician (NHA) For pharmacy
technicians licensed after December 31, 2007. Must be certified
within two (2) years of licensure acquired date. Exempt: Anyone
enrolled in a first professional degree program in pharmacy and
designated a "student pharmacist" by IDFPR. within 2 years.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Communication skills, written and verbalOrganizational skills with
attention to detail
- Accurately and efficiently perform computer functions according
to department policies in various programs including but not
limited to the pharmacy computer system/electronic health record,
automated dispensing equipment, packaging machine software and
- Understand pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations, symbols and
commonly used in prescribing and dispensing medications. Perform
calculations necessary to prepare compounded medications.
- Process new prescriptions and refills. Fill medication orders
in an accurate and timely manner, including new or lost doses,
floor stock replacement items and unit dose cartfill.
- Transport medication to/from nursing units, including
controlled substances, per department protocol/policy
- Restock automated dispensing cabinets according to current
- Perform miscellaneous non-sterile compounding.
- Demonstrate understanding of aseptic technique according to
department protocols and procedures. Prepare sterile admixtures
using aseptic technique under the supervision and direction of a
pharmacist including parenteral nutrition and batched IV products.
*PRN Technicians are not required to complete this task*
- Respond to phone call inquires and walk-up service requests,
resolving issues or redirecting them appropriately.
- Restock emergency/ crash carts and kits according to department
- Assist in maintaining drug and department supplies at
appropriate levels. Follows department procedures for checking in,
scanning, packaging and barcoding medications
- Perform monthly inspection of assigned areas following the
standard of practice guidelines for medication storage, control and
dating. Removes expired medications, rotates stock, cleans and
organizes assigned areas
- Maintain appropriate licensure requirements, continuing
education requirements, competency requirements and updates
knowledge/ skills on regular basis by participating in departmental
meetings, educational programs, in-services. Completes competency
requirements successfully in a timely manner.
- Assist in developing and maintaining training materials as
- Assist in special projects not requiring clinical
decision-making capacity as assigned by pharmacy leadership.
- Travel to Carle Eureka Hospital may be required for the
provision of pharmacy services such as automated dispensing
equipment restock and maintenance.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
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