Pharmacy Technician

City of Hope

Zion, IL

Job posting number: #7205537 (Ref:JR-11392)

Posted: March 18, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $20.96 - $34.52 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

Hours: Mon - Fri 1.30pm - 10pm (possible holiday (once a year) and weekends (as needed))*

*There will be rotational on-call (Sat/Sun 7am - 7pm) every 7-8 weeks

Job Summary:

The Specialty Pharmacy Technician under the supervision of a registered pharmacist is fully trained and competent in assisting in a multitude of pharmacy technician roles within the department. These may include but are not limited to the areas of inpatient/hospital, retail, purchasing, ADM’s, clean room competency testing, training, and medication history. In addition, the Specialty Pharmacy Technician also holds additional knowledge in the areas of medication insurance processing on either the hospital side, retail side, or both and steps in regularly to assist in these areas.

This position typically will not have direct reports but will assist in the coordination of other technician operations and function especially in times when a direct supervisor is not present.

Minimum requirements:

  • Meets all current State of Illinois licensing requirements for a Pharmacy Technician as specified in the Pharmacy Practice Act including certification. Must be certified

  • Two years of college preferred (High School graduate, including courses in mathematics, typing and general science is acceptable)

  • 5 years Pharmacy Experience preferred (or equivalent in any setting) with 3 years in a hospital environment.

  • Experience in working with 3rd party coverage policies and reimbursement required

Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Spreadsheets/Word-processing)

  • Mathematically able to calculate dosages.

  • Previous IV experience as well as chemotherapy preparation experience

  • Previous experience with hospital and retail pharmacy IT systems

  • Strong customer service skills and ability to work efficiently in satisfying patient needs is required.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.96 - $34.52 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7205537 (Ref:JR-11392)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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