• Pharmacy Technician

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/6/2018 1:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-12136
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Rotate
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    743 Clerical
    Union Bid Open Date
    3/30/2018
    Union Bid End Date
    4/5/2018
  • Job Description

    Pharmacy Technician, DCAM Outpatient Pharmacy, full time rotating shift, Chicago, IL. 

     

    We're hiring for a Pharmacy Technician for DCAM Outpatient Pharmacy as a full time rotating shift job in Chicago, IL. 

     

    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in the role of Pharmacy Technician. This opportunity allows for growth and collaboration, while supporting a team that is dedicated to enhancing lives and being on the forefront of all we do.

     

    The Pharmacy Technician also prepares inventories, orders drugs and supplies from pharmacy storeroom, receives drugs and stocks shelves in various pharmacy locations. In the absence of the pharmacist, facilitates the timely distribution of medications by prioritizing orders, seeking out the pharmacist for checking when necessary and working to prioritize STAT order handling. Completes and passes required annual technician competencies in a timely fashion. Complies with all departmental, hospital, and regulating agency policies or recommendations. Complies with all state and federal laws regulating their practice. Prepares outpatient prescriptions and performs cashiering duties in the Outpatient Pharmacy. Assist in the training of new pharmacists and technician employees in their work areas.

     

    Pharmacy Technician Education and Experience Requirements: 

    • Current Illinois Pharmacy Technician License.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • Minimum of one year pharmacy experience in hospital setting and retail pharmacy experience.
    • Completion of an ASHP approved pharmacy technician vocational course.
    • Student enrolled in a college of pharmacy or at the University of Chicago. Graduates of foreign pharmacy programs are also eligible for consideration.

    The Pharmacy Technician rotates through all work areas of the pharmacy department, works as a team player to achieve pharmaceutical care for the patient, fills first doses, restocks and patient specific medications from the carousels, performs monthly nursing unit, clinic and pharmacy area inspections as directed, maintains work areas (IV Room, UD Area, Manufacturing area, store rooms, pharmacy satellites) by restocking and cleaning as needed, answers phone calls, Triages phone communication appropriately and according to policy, collects quality assurance data and maintains workload records as required, performs other patient and/or drug related duties within the legal scope of their licensure as assigned by the pharmacist and/or supervisor.

     

    The Pharmacy Technician prepares medications and supplies for dispensing under the supervision of a pharmacist including: prepackaging bulk medications by filling unit dose-specific syringes and vials of medications for both adult and pediatric patients, excluding non-antibiotic compounded oral suspensions and Grade One mouthwash unless competency trained utilizing the UCMC authorized Tech II training program. Compounds IV admixtures excluding chemotherapy, desensitization medications, high-cost biologics and pediatric IV’s unless competency trained utilizing the UCMC authorized Tech II training program.

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