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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 7/19/2017

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest, IL
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Identifies and fills medications, surgical kits, medication carts, emergency crash carts, requisitions and specialty items. Prepares IV admixtures solutions, correctly labeling all solutions for patient use. Fills and labels individual patient medication drawers according to a computer generated medication profile. Packages medications into a unit-of-use form, labeling all medications and supplies with the required information, maintains a log of each preparation. Delivers medications to nursing units and picks up orders during scheduled daily rounds. Maintains appropriate inventory of automated dispensing cabinets, rotates all floor stock and inventory to reduce outdated medications. Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations. Replaces returned medications to appropriate locations, rotating the inventory and checking for expired medications. Controls and checks medications outside of the department by performing unit inspections and emergency cart checks. Enters patient charges and credit information into the computer. Maintains logs, records and other required documentation. AA/EOE

* Pharmacy Technician License (IDFPR).

* 1 to 2 years specialized or technical training, or equivalent, following successful completion of high school.


* Pharmacy certification preferred.

* One year or less of related work experience required, demonstrating familiarity with routines and procedures customary to the position.