Assists in the non-professional aspects of preparing and dispensing medications. Such duties to include, but are not limited to the following: properly operate all functions of the prescription pharmacy computer system including patient entry, drug selection, pricing, and correct SIG information. This position provides appropriate customer service support activities associated with the pharmacy.
Collaborates with physicians and nurses to establish drug administration schedules for patients.
Manufactures and prepares sterile products.
Prepares billing statements and processes patient credits and payments.
Maintains required record-keeping.
Maintains an established inventory of commonly used supplies and ensures medications have not expired.
Present products prepared or manufactured to a Pharmacist prior to issuing to patients.
Other duties as assigned.
Licensed to practice in Illinois required.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Certification (or eligibility) as a pharmacy technician by completion of an accredited technician training program or current enrollment in an accredited college of pharmacy. Individuals not meeting this requirement may be hired contingent on achieving certification within one year of technician application.
Bi-lingual in Spanish/English as follows: Reading - Required. Written – Required. Speaking – Required. This position verbally communicates in Spanish with many patients throughout the business day. Must be able to interpret and translate.