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Pharmacy Technician

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.


Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 


Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children's Hospital."


Site:  Advocate Condell Medical Center; Libertyville


Hours:  7 days on and 7 days off - NIGHT Shift (8:00 pm to 6:30 am)


Status:  Full Time (72 hours bi weekly)


Qualifications:


High school diploma.
Passes validation testing of proper aseptic technique by tester.
Demonstrates appropriate department specific competency.
1 2 years of pharmacy or related healthcare or technical experience OR completion of pharmacy technician course Typing.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to transport lightweight supplies.
Ability of perform duties carefully with direction.
Requires understanding that age specific patient care is provided with a special recognition for the neonate, child, and geriatric age groups and that appropriate age specific knowledge in the performance of their distributive activities is important to the provision of pharmacy service.
Current Illinois Pharmacy Technician license.
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Under the supervision of registered pharmacists, engages in preparation, control and distribution of medication. Performs duties to maintain the efficiency of the Pharmacy pursuant to the guidelines and policies set forth by the Pharmacy Department.
Accountabilities:
Educates, teaches, and coaches entry level technicians, new technician associates and pharmacy students to perform and accomplish their duties and responsibilities according to policy, procedures and general standards of pharmacy practice.
Performs select assigned tasks that may include specialized or advance training and competencies
Works with assigned pharmacist to provide accurate and timely medications to patients
Ability to prepare sterile admixtures using aseptic technique under the supervision and direction of a pharmacist
Performs general Pharmacy tasks related to medication control, delivery, and processing.
Performs floor stock duties as assigned
Performs computer tasks correctly according to current department policies
Maintains appropriate licensure requirements, continuing education requirements, age competency requirements, and updates knowledge base and skills on an ongoing basis.
 


About Advocate Health Care


 


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state's largest integrated children's network, the state's largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area's largest home health care companies, and the region's largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.




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