PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - Stroger Hospital-Central Fill/Mail Order - HIRING FAIR
Cook County Health
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Salary: $22.78-$28.05 HOURLY
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 00131315
Cook County Health will seek to fill the positions by means of the Hiring Fair Process.
Note: Onsite interviews will be held at John H. Stroger: 1950 West Polk Street - 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612. The only opportunity to interview for this position will be on Thursday, June 8th, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. You must attend onsite at the Hiring Fair (and sit for an interview if qualified) to be considered for the position. Same day contingent offers made on a first come, first serve basis while vacancies remain.
As a reminder, please bring your resume, driver license, and any applicable certifications
LOCATION: John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital -- Central Fill/Mail Order Department SHIFT: VARIOUS SHIFTS UNION: AFSCME 1178 JOB SUMMARY
Under supervision, provides pharmaceutical care to all areas of Pharmacy Services including Inpatient and Outpatient services.
Accurately fills medications and supplies from all areas of Pharmacy Services.
Prepares stock requisitions, places stock in proper storage place, delivers supplies and obtains stocks from storage room.
Accurately enters Over-the-Counter (OTC) and supply orders into computer.
Returns medications back to stock.
Operates robotic machinery after proper training has been provided.
Receives prescriptions into the pharmacy from ambulatory care patients.
Rotates stocks, and checks for expired medications.
Answers and screens telephone calls for pharmacists.
Receives and reviews prescriptions to provide fast and courteous service to patients.
Announces the names of patients whose prescriptions are available for pick-up.
Performs miscellaneous assignments given by pharmacist or supervisor, including but not limited to, clerical functions, organizing and maintaining good housekeeping for the pharmacy work areas.
May be assigned to different areas of pharmacy to provide proper coverage.
Performs related duties as required.
Reports to the Staff Pharmacist
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Licensure as a pharmacy technician in the State of Illinois
One (1) year of full-time work experience as a Pharmacy Technician
Must hold active certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) program or Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT)
Must demonstrate the ability to type at a corrected rate of 15 words per minute
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish
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 objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Physical and Environmental Demands
This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.
For purposes of the American with Disabilities Act, “Typical Duties” are essential job functions
VETERAN PREFERENCE PLEASE READ
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