Pharmacy Tech in Elmhurst, IL at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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    Elmhurst, IL
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Job Description


Title: Pharmacy Tech

Job Category: Administrative/Secretarial

Line of Business: Pharmacy Services

About Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Alternatives is a specialized closed-door pharmacy focused on serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  We are one of the only pharmacies in the nation that specializes in serving individuals with IDD, by providing innovative dispensing systems, electronic medication management and specifically trained pharmacists. We take out the guesswork by working directly with clients, family members, physicians and other supporting agencies.

As a(n) Pharmacy Tech you will: 

  • This position is responsible for assisting pharmacist in various aspects of pharmacy practice as permitted by regulations. It includes order entry, control room, pulling medications from shelf, compounding, packaging, and bagging.
  • Order Entry for new/refill medications
  • File documentation as required by ResCare/Pharmacy Alternatives and pharmacy regulations
  • Respond to customer inquiries as necessary
  • Fill drug kits under direct supervision applying accuracy and aseptic technique.
  • Match pre-printed label and delivery manifests with a source document
  • Locate medication from pharmacy supply area, count out, and package in correct system, including blister packs, vials, and maintains accuracy of drug database.
  • Pre-package medications according to standard procedures
  • Assist in other phases of computer operations including billing procedures
  • Clean all equipment and work areas and check equipment for calibration and safety
  • Rotate stock as required and keep up to date on inventory.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Pharmacy tech certified in appropriate state.
  • Minimum 1 year of related experience in data entry
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Attention to detail and be able to work under deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Additional Information


Our Company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

501 W LAKE ST STE 105 , ELMHURST, IL 60126-1419 USA