Certified Pharmacy Technician

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with one of the Midwest’s leaders in healthcare in their search for a Certified Pharmacy Technician to support one of their hospitals in Downtown Chicago, IL. This position will start as a 3 month contract with potential for extension and/or permanent hire! 

Shift: Monday – Friday, 10:00am-8:30pm
Pay Rate: $43 per hour


  • Prepare medication orders for inpatients and prepare prescriptions for outpatients 
  • Pick up and deliver medications to nursing units
  • Answer phones and screen calls to determine if call should be handled by a pharmacist or a technician
  • Enter new drug orders and refill information into patient profiles
  • Compare patient medication bins with pharmacy and nursing records
  • Return unnecessary and/or outdated medication to pharmacy
  • Reconcile use records and report any discrepancies
  • Receive, prepare, and distribute floor stock requisitions
  • Assist in maintaining adequate inventory levels in dispensing areas
  • Prepare and maintain the emergency medication systems
  • Prepare sterile products for administration to patients
  • Select proper diluents and vehicles and determine appropriate stability
  • Prepare cytotoxic agents for administration
  • Prepare and deliver narcotics and narcotic admixtures
  • Conduct narcotic perpetual inventories as directed
  • Meet quality and quantity requirements for new orders, unit doses, and IV admixtures
  • Ensure compliance with hazardous waste collection and disposal procedures


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician certification through PTCB or ExCPT
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with inpatient and oncology/infusion sterile compounding
  • Previous experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred
  • Proficient in Epic (EHR) and Omnicell (ADC)

Job ID: 45843

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