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Pharmacy Technician II

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Scheduled Hours: -Every other weekend - day shift. -Day shift = 6-14:30, flexibility to do PM shift ideal, PM shift = 14:15-22:45 -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 ACTIVITIESUTILITIZES THE HOSPITAL AND PHARMACY COMPUTER SYSTEMS TO PERFORM DATA ENTRY AND MEDICATON BILLING FUNCTIONS.CONTRIBUTES TO THE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT. -Position Requirements:High school diploma or GED equivalent.1 year pharmacy tech 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.Current Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB). 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 staffAbility 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 environmentAbility to use hands and fingers repetitively (ie. use of computer keyboard)Ability to stand, sit, stoop, and kneelAbility 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 visionAbility to physically operate the equipment used in the jobPotential 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. -

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove , Pharmacy Technician II, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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