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Pharmacy Tech - Pharmacy, Full-time, Rotating

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Lake Forest
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Identifies and fills medications, surgical kits, medication carts, emergency crash carts, requisitions and specialty items. Prepares IV admixtures solutions, correctly labeling all solutions for patient use. Fills and labels individual patient medication drawers according to a computer generated medication profile. Packages medications into a unit-of-use form, labeling all medications and supplies with the required information; maintains a log of each preparation. Delivers medications to nursing units and picks up orders during scheduled daily rounds. Maintains appropriate inventory of automated dispensing cabinets; rotates all floor stock and inventory to reduce outdated medications. Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations. Replaces returned medications to appropriate locations, rotating the inventory and checking for expired medications. Controls and checks medications outside of the department by performing unit inspections and emergency cart checks. Enters patient charges and credit information into the computer. Maintains logs, records and other required documentation. This role may support additional projects, perform administrative tasks, and other duties as assigned.
Required: Pharmacy Technician License (IDFPR). 1 to 2 years specialized or technical training, or equivalent, following successful completion of high school. Pharmacy Technician License (IDFPR). Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification through PTCB required for all those licensed after 2008. Newly licensed Technicians have 2 years from license effective date to obtain their CPhT. Desired: One year or less of related work experience required, demonstrating familiarity with routines and procedures customary to the position.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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