Receives and reviews prescriptions to provide fast and courteous service to patients.
Announces the names of patients whose prescriptions are available for pick-up.
Performs miscellaneous assignments given by pharmacist or supervisor, including but not limited to, clerical functions, organizing and maintaining good housekeeping for the pharmacy work areas.
May be assigned to different areas of pharmacy to provide proper coverage.
Performs related duties as required.
Reports to the Staff Pharmacist
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Must hold active certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) programor Exam or Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT)
Licensure as a pharmacy technician in the State of Illinois
One (1) year of full-time work experience as a Pharmacy Technician
Must demonstrate the ability to type at a corrected rate of 15 words per minute
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge and familiarity with hospital and pharmacy policies, procedures and techniques
Effective interpersonal communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Ability to follow written and verbal instruction from other staff and supervisors
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements
Desire and ability to provide excellent patient service at all times
This position requires various types of physical exertion including, but not limited to, walking, climbing, pulling, pushing, prolonged standing, and lifting and moving heavy objects
Physical and Environmental Demands
This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.
For purposes of the American with Disabilities Act, “Typical Duties” are essential job functions.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER