About CPS

We're Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the nation's largest pharmacy services provider for 600+ acute-care hospitals, long term acute-care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Since 1971 we've delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we’re growing at a breathtaking rate. You'll discover, along with almost 2,000 other employees; that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.

Pharmacy Technician
Location IL-Chicago
Department Mercy Hospital & Medical Ctr
Employment Duration Full time
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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - FULL TIME 
MERCY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

CHICAGO, IL 

Hours: This position is scheduled 40 hours per week during the evening, working 8 hour shifts, and included in an every other weekend rotation. 

As a full time Pharmacy Technician with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, you’ll assist in various pharmacy activities, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and other duties not requiring the review of a pharmacist.  The majority of tasks and responsibilities are related to preparing, dispensing, and distributing medications.  Other duties include maintaining patient records, and setting up, packaging, and labeling of medication doses and billing.  You will perform job duties under minimal supervision within pharmacy standards, written procedures and guidelines, and state regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for the accurate completion of daily activities and the follow through of tasks to ensure completion. 

Required Qualifications:

  • IL pharmacy technician license & PTCB both are required
  • 1 full year of recent Pharmacy Technician experience in an inpatient hospital setting required
  • IV certification is preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

About the Facility: Located in downtown Chicago near public transportation and freeways, Mercy is known for a number of distinguished programs including cardiology, labor and delivery, urology, and diabetes. The Mercy inpatient pharmacy is open 24/7 and is a stand-alone pharmacy with a hybrid centralized/decentralized staffing model and is supported by centralized and decentralized automation products. Management of the pharmacy is outsourced to CPS.

Benefits: All CPS employees enjoy a competitive salary and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match.  Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.

About CPS: Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, centralized distribution, regulatory & compliance, and 340B programs leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs.   Services provided by CPS include pharmacy management, pharmacy consulting, specialized pharmacy services, telepharmacy, 340B program compliance assurance, ambulatory & retail pharmacy services, medication related transition of care, and pharmacy analytics.  For more information, visit http://www.cpspharm.com.

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