Collective Bargaining Unit: RWDSU Local 200 PTECHS
Posting Salary: $21.89-$23.79 HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Cook County Health will seek to fill the position by means of the Hiring Fair process. Note: Onsite interviews at 1950 West Polk Street - 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612 will be held at the Pharmacy Hiring Fair. The only opportunity to interview for this position will be on January 24, 2023, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. You must attend the Pharmacy Hiring Fair (and sit for an interview if qualified) to be considered for the position.
LOCATION: Cermak Health Services
SHIFT: VARIOUS SHIFTS
Salary is commensurate with years of experience.
JOB SUMMARY UNION MEMBERS RWDSU - LOCAL 200
Under supervision, provides pharmaceutical care to all areas of Pharmacy Services including Inpatient and Outpatient services.
TYPICAL DUTIES • Gathers and delivers medications to/from patient care units • Fills and prepares Pyxis for patient specific medication needs • Prepares intravenous admixtures, including chemotherapeutic agents • Prepares stock requisitions and places stock in proper storage locations • Returns medications to stock • Rotates and inspects medications for expiration dates • Receives medications from the storeroom or outside delivery • Fills orders for par-stock replenishment, as needed • Prepares extemporaneous solutions and/or ointments, as needed • Prepares medications for unit-dose distributions • Answers and screens telephone calls for pharmacist, as needed • Troubleshoots problems related to Pyxis stations • Performs documentations, as instructed • Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED Equivalent is required. (Must provide proof at time of Interview)
Must hold active certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT), required. (Must provide proof at time of Interview).
Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Illinois is required. (Must provide proof at time of Interview)
A minimum of one (1) year of full-time work experience in a hospital as a Pharmacy Technician is required.
Must demonstrate the ability to type at a corrected rate of 15 words per minute, required.
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS • Knowledge and familiarity with hospital and pharmacy policies, procedures and techniques • Effective interpersonal communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction from other staff and supervisors • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements • Desire and ability to provide excellent patient service at all times • This position requires various types of physical exertion including, but not limited to, walking, climbing, pulling, pushing, prolonged standing, and lifting and moving heavy objects
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER