Pharmacy Technician – John H Stroger – Outpatient – Shift: Rotating – Internal Only

JOB SUMMARY                          RWDSU 200 ONLY                                       
Provides pharmaceutical care to all areas of Pharmacy Services including inpatient and outpatient services.  Performs miscellaneous assignments given by the pharmacist-in-charge or supervisor, including but not limited to clerical functions. Organizes and maintains good housekeeping for the pharmacy work areas.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate is 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)
    • Must hold active certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCP). (Must provide proof at time of interview)
    • Must demonstrate ability to type at a corrected rate of 15 words per minute.*
*INTERVIEWEES, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CURRENT COOK COUNTY EMPLOYEES HOLDING THE JOB TITLE OF PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE A TYPING TEST.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Fundamental knowledge of hospital and pharmacy policies, procedures and techniques.  Ability to: accurately enter OTC and supply orders into the computer, prepare stock requisitions, and attain and distribute stock from the stock room; work all different shifts as required or scheduled; inspect for diminishing supplies and submit requisitions for stock replenishment; interact with persons of different social and ethnic backgrounds; convey information and explain client prescription usage and side effects to clients in person or over the telephone; read, write and prepare basic arithmetic calculations with accuracy; deal with patients who may be irritable and in discomfort, as well as the ability to work under tension and in crowded conditions; lift up to 50 lbs., and to walk and stand for prolonged periods; develop skills in the operation or machines for pharmacy use.
 

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

Degrees and transcripts from non-U.S. accredited institutions must be translated and certified to the US equivalent academic credentials by a recognized US education interpreter service.

COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Requisition ID: 00115428

Post Date: February 20, 2014

Closing Date: March 6, 2014

Salary: $18.15 Hourly

Collective Bargaining Unit: RWDSU 200

Location: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Visibility: Internal

This position is no longer available.