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.
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