Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician procures, prepares, packages, and distributes prescription drugs and pharmaceutical supplies. This position provides appropriate customer service support activities associated with the pharmacy. We currently have one opportunity in our Aurora facility. This position is part-time, 30 hours a week.
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.
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.
Bilingual in English/Spanish oral and written required. This position verbally communicates in Spanish with many patients throughout the business day. Must be able to interpret and translate.
About VNA Health Care
VNA has been at the forefront of health services in area since 1918, bringing exceptional healthcare delivered in homes, VNA clinics and community settings with extensive programs and services. VNA clinics are located in seven large suburban communities: Aurora, Elgin, Carol Stream, Bensenville, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, and Joliet . With a staff of over 400 we serve 90,000 annually, providing primary care at our Federally Qualified Health Center. In 2012 VNA Health Care was voted Top 50 Best Places to Work in Illinois. As a Joint Commission accredited organization we offer a strengths based culture where you can put your talents into action. Here’s your opportunity to serve the greater good in a supportive team environment.