Pharmacy Technician

Lakeshore Talent

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


Location: Chicago, IL
Shift: Varied shifts available Monday-Friday: an 8 hour shift between 7:00am-9:30pm and Sat-Sun: an 8 hour shift between 7:00am-6:00pm.
Pay Rate: $37.00 per hour (depending on experience)


An employee in this position may be called upon to perform any/all of the following duties as well as additional related tasks
  • 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  • Return unnecessary and/or outdated medication to pharmacy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
What you Bring:
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician certification through PTCB or ExCPT
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience within sterile compounding 
  • Previous experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred
  • Proficient in Epic (EHR) and Omnicell (ADC)
Because this position is in a healthcare setting, immunization records must be up-to-date (MMR, Varicella, Tdap, Flu, Covid-19)

JOB ID 47680

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