Sinai Health System Pharmacy Technician - Registry in Chicago, Illinois
The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for preparing for dispensing unit dose medications and IV admixtures, medication delivery rounds to nursing units, medication charge/credits, ordering, receiving and checking drug inventory, etc.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES
Adheres to all Hospital/Departmental Policies. Must be able to explain policy and procedures accurately.
Accurately fills, checks and re-checks all orders (stats, unit dose, IVs, floor stock, etc. ) to prevent errors.
Accurately labels all medications prior to pharmacist checking order. Does NOT dispense any medication without a pharmacist's approval.
Fills all cart fill reports, crash carts, anesthesia drug kits, floor stock, and departmental requests daily as needed.
Runs reports, fills below PAR report, maintains proper documentation.
Coordinates buying efforts closely with the buyer to ensure adequate supplies are maintained.
Prepackages medications as needed.
Employee maintains a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance and work area. Restock and rotate stock in unit-dose, IV admixture areas.
Demonstrates knowledge of Safety and Infection Control (i.e. uses aseptic technique while preparingLVP, IVPB, TPN, PCA, Epidural, Chemos, etc) Policies and Procedures. Reports any unsafe/unsanitary practices and conditions to the director.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, general assembly meetings, teams, programs, committees, and functions as required.
Displays ability to prioritize workload, strives to make good use of time; works to complete all tasks within time frames, recognizes when additional effort is needed and takes action without being asked, reports free time to supervisor; and assists others as requested.
Consistently prepares narcotics and maintenance of proper record keeping.
Is in compliance with Holy Cross Hospital Attendance Standards.
Employee shows ability to work well under pressure in a busy atmosphere.
Strives to improve recognized personal weaknesses; sets goals and works diligently to achieve them. Willingly accepts suggestions for improvements.
Put away drug orders and maintain proper documentation.
Maintains all pharmacy logs/records as defined by depart.policies and procedures (cart fill check list, refridge logs, etc)
Completes other duties/projects as assigned by manager/director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Bilingual a plus but not required.
High School graduate or equivalent.
PTCB Certification preferred.
Illinois licensed pharmacy technician by the Department of Professional Regulations.