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Outpatient Physical Therapy Assistant

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital
Jacksonville, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

The Physical Therapist Assistant is a licensed professional whom provides physical therapy services to the patient as...

Outpatient Physical Therapy Assistant

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital
Jacksonville, IL
Tracking Code 2023-16720

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

The Physical Therapist Assistant is a licensed professional whom provides physical therapy services to the patient as prescribed by the ordering physician and determined by the evaluating Physical Therapist.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Carry out a program of treatment and education as determined by the evaluating Physical Therapist for assigned patients
  1. Instruct patients on the segments of program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, prosthetic appliances and devices
  1. Completes timely and accurate clinical documentation to include therapeutic approach as well as administrative/billing documentation
  1. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity
  1. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families/care givers
  1. The clinician will need to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to ages specific to the patient population for the clinician. This could include the following groups:  infants (0-12months), children (1 year – 12 years), adolescents (13 years -18 years), adult (18 years-65 years), older adults (65 years +). 
  1. Assists in maintaining department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental, and infection control programs
  1. Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
  1. Attend and participates in meetings as required
  1. Enhance professional development through participation in continuing education programs and in-service meetings
  1. Meets productivity and utilization expectations as established by the facility.
  1. May supervise rehabilitation aides, volunteers, and students in regards to patient care techniques and needs
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

 

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Illinois licensed/licensure eligible as a Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Certified in BLS CPR or complete certification within 30 days of employment

Experience:

Previous PTA experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Working Conditions-Physical Requirements & Atmosphere:

  • Ability to work professionally, effectively, and efficiently in a team environment with customers, management, co-workers and physicians.
  • Strong organizational skills a must.
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively.
  • General office, health care setting – exposure to infectious disease.
  • Requires moderately heavy physical exertion on a regular and reoccurring basis such as assisting patients in transfer activities (wheelchair to bed, to tub, to commodes) and providing substantial support to individuals in ambulation therapy.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move over 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Jacksonville, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Provide physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist....

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2023-16818

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Provide physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist. All procedures are carried out in accordance with established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Follows treatment plan established by the physical therapist with no unauthorized variations.
  2. Educates about disease process, equipment use, and rehabilitation techniques, as appropriate and documents education and patient response in medical record.
  3. Recognizes changes in condition that may require re-evaluation by the physical therapist.
  4. Engages in at least one yearly activity which promotes individualized professional development.
  5. Actively researches and develops new services and/or continuously suggests improvements to existing services.
  6. Maintains complete and accurate patient record.
  7. Treat patients in aquatic environment.
  8. Reviews existing documentation in current chart prior to patient treatment.
  9. Performs treatment procedures safely and in accordance with APTA standards and department policies.
  10. Communicates with the Physical Therapist and other team members to assure effective teamwork within the work setting.
  11. Demonstrates support for and participates as requested in accomplishing MHS, departmental and team goals and objectives.
  12. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Education:

Associate Degree required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Maintains (or is eligible for) licensure as Physical Therapy Assistant in State of Illinois.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

Experience:

Two years of PTA experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient rights by considering their cultural, psychosocial and spiritual values.
  • Knowledge of proper procedure for all physical therapy modalities, including age-specific, precautions and contra-indications.
Lincoln, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Pharmacy Technician II

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Part-Time
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulation...

Pharmacy Technician II

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-16851

Position Summary

Part-Time
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulations, prepares and distributes medications and maintains drug inventory and patient records.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

Required Skills

  1. Assists the pharmacist in filling medication orders including orders for IV admixtures, surgical kits, compounded orders, or floor stock.
  1. Complies with all Federal, State, or other regulatory requirements as they relate to drug control, drug storage, drug dispensing or drug returns.
  1. Monitors medication stock levels and advises appropriate pharmacy staff of depletion or low levels of critical medications and supplies.
  1. Adheres to all necessary State, Federal (USP) sterility requirements in preparation of sterile products.
  1. Delivers medications in a timely manner, placing patient needs first.
  1. Utilizes pharmacy computer program / software to generate labels, post charges and issue credits, run reports, and enter patient specific information.
  1. Complies with all department, State and Federal requirements for completing appropriate online and paper records and reports for historical and auditing purposes.
  1. Serves as a back-up for other areas within the unit or department, especially during times of special needs or staff absences.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Occupational Hazards:  Potential for exposure to infectious patients and materials, though rare.  Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions.  Potential for sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp, potentially contaminated items.  Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

 

 

 

Required Experience

Education:

High School diploma/GED or current enrollment in High School/GED program required.

 

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Possesses a current State of Illinois Technician license or is able to obtain such license within 60 days of application. Applicants may not begin work without proof of licensure application, either electronic (Web) verification or hard copy of application.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board-(PTCB) or the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) is required by the second pharmacy technician license renewal except for:
    • Pharmacy technicians who obtained initial licensure prior to January 1, 2008.
    • Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Prior pharmacy training preferred

Experience:

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, basic math, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates basic computer knowledge, with the ability to operate keyboard and mouse to access and store information into an electronic database.
  • Ability to push, pull, and transport up to 50 lbs. and stand/walk for long periods of time.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Occupational Therapist

Taylorville Memorial Hospital
Taylorville, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization ...

Occupational Therapist

Taylorville Memorial Hospital
Taylorville, IL
Tracking Code 2023-17084

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Perform Patient assessments with patients in a specific service area.
  1. Assign an Occupational Therapy treatment diagnosis.
  1. Establishes plan of care with objective, measurable goals.
  1. Provides interventions supported by evidenced based practice in accordance to the established plan of care.
  1. Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.
  1. Plans for discharge.
  1. Communicates with patient, family, caregivers and members of team to promote maximum benefit of care.
  1. Provide patient care documentation that meets quality standards and supports ethical billing practice.
  1. Demonstrates ability to organize workload and manage time effectively.
  1. Develops collaborative relationship with physicians in area of specialization.
  1. Triages patient care in the event of high volumes, call-ins, etc.
  1. Serves as a role model/facilitator in handling difficult and/or stressful situations.
  1. Develops Annual Plan related to area of clinical expertise.
  1. Shares expertise through implementation of evidence based practice, participation in research, presenting at national conferences.
  1. Serves as a resource to respective professional community through participation with professional associations.
  1. Performs all other related work assignments as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Illinois licensed/licensure eligible.
  • CPR Certification is required.

Experience:

  • Experience with neurologic and orthopedic injuries desirable.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic Knowledge in occupational therapy practices in accordance with O.T. Practice Act.
  • Universal Precautions Category I.
  • Must possess valid Illinois driver’s license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (five year MVR will be required). Must show proof of automobile insurance.
Taylorville, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
PRN
Night Shift

Provides basic respiratory therapy, diagnostics and monitoring to patients of all ages.

REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-17250

Position Summary

PRN
Night Shift

Provides basic respiratory therapy, diagnostics and monitoring to patients of all ages.

Highlights & Benefits

Required Skills

Essential Functions and Job Duties

  • Performs assessment (chest auscultation, need for therapy, ABG results) on assigned patients as ordered by a physician; demonstrates accurate assessment skills in relation to age of patient.
  • Establishes priorities and plan of care based on assessment.
  • Provides care according to respiratory standards of practice.
  • Documents tolerance to treatments and patient variances; revises plan of care to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Completes all annual educational requirements; demonstrates competency in respiratory areas, including assessment, 02 administration, patient ventilators, treatment, medications, etc.
  • Documents care; completes CQI projects.
  • Participates in continuing education and development of department staff by providing inservices and acting as a resource to staff in a specific specialty area of respiratory care (i.e. ventilator management)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Education and/or Other Requirements:

Successful completion of an AMA accredited respiratory therapy program. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.   RRT credential awarded by the NBRC.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors:

Job duties involve the potential for frequent exposure to blood and body fluids.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to walk, stand, stoop, kneel and assist in lifting patients; able to assist patients and/or adjust equipment at floor level; able to reach, change and read IV’s 5 feet from the floor unaided; able to move quickly from place to place on occasion, including from floor to floor in emergency situations; able to utilize fine motor control in hands for tasks such as medication preparation and administration; able to hear to take blood pressure and to hear breath, heart and bowel sounds. Must possess visual acuity to meet visual demands in charting and operating equipment.  Is expected to be an example of good health habits.

Mental Demands

  • Must be able to work under stress and to adapt to changing conditions.
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.
Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Provide physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist....

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2023-17877

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Provide physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist. All procedures are carried out in accordance with established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Follows treatment plan established by the physical therapist with no unauthorized variations.
  2. Educates about disease process, equipment use, and rehabilitation techniques, as appropriate and documents education and patient response in medical record.
  3. Recognizes changes in condition that may require re-evaluation by the physical therapist.
  4. Engages in at least one yearly activity which promotes individualized professional development.
  5. Actively researches and develops new services and/or continuously suggests improvements to existing services.
  6. Maintains complete and accurate patient record.
  7. Treat patients in aquatic environment.
  8. Reviews existing documentation in current chart prior to patient treatment.
  9. Performs treatment procedures safely and in accordance with APTA standards and department policies.
  10. Communicates with the Physical Therapist and other team members to assure effective teamwork within the work setting.
  11. Demonstrates support for and participates as requested in accomplishing MHS, departmental and team goals and objectives.
  12. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

Associate Degree required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Maintains (or is eligible for) licensure as Physical Therapy Assistant in State of Illinois.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

Experience:

Two years of PTA experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient rights by considering their cultural, psychosocial and spiritual values.
  •   Knowledge of proper procedure for all physical therapy modalities, including age-specific, precautions and contra-indications.
Lincoln, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Full-Time
Night Shift

Perform clinical laboratory examinations, proficiency testing, quality control, professional consultation, instrument...

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2023-17952

Position Summary

Full-Time
Night Shift

Perform clinical laboratory examinations, proficiency testing, quality control, professional consultation, instrument maintenance and validation, testing validation, and testing management. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Perform waived, moderate, and highly complex analytic processes (for which competency has been validated) in each section of the laboratory including limited Microbiology. This includes the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic phases of such testing according to laboratory and national standards.
  2. After proper instruction, must be able to operate any laboratory instrumentation and perform any required procedure.
  3. Calibrate laboratory instruments to ensure accuracy of test results.
  4. Perform periodic maintenance on laboratory equipment. May be a key analyzer operator with proper training and documentation of skills. Follows the laboratory safety policies and participates in safety education programs.
  5. Perform quality control procedures as specified in SOPs and maintain quality control records necessary for accrediting agencies and quality assurance indicators.
  6. Prepare, label and perform QC on lab reagents and does not report patient results unless QC data are within accepted parameters. Recognized out-of-control values, takes corrective action, and notifies other of changes.
  7. Evaluate and resolve problems related to specimen collection, preparation and analysis.
  8. Utilize academic, technical, and clinical skills and knowledge to evaluate, troubleshoot, research, and resolve day-to-day problems that arise.
  9. Participate in or perform special projects as assigned by the laboratory manager.
  10. Enters and reports results in an accurate, timely, and confidential manner.
  11. Maintain accurate laboratory records and follows laboratory policy for data retrieval, record keeping, specimen identification, requisition, reporting, charting and billing procedures.
  12. Perform internal and external proficiency testing.
  13. Maintain inventory levels and monitor supplies.
  14. Occasional clerical duties and phlebotomy duties may also be assigned as warranted.
  15. Assist in training and evaluation of medical laboratory technician students.
  16. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related field of study.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

               MLS or MT certification required within 12 months of employment and maintained throughout course of employment.

Lincoln, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Night Shift

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18038

Highlights & Benefits

Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Night Shift

*OVERNIGHT* (10:30pm-7:00am) Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all...

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18220

Position Summary

Full-Time
Night Shift

*OVERNIGHT* (10:30pm-7:00am)

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulations, prepares and distributes medications and maintains drug inventory and patient records.  

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Assists the pharmacist in filling medication orders including orders for IV admixtures, surgical kits, compounded orders, or floor stock.
  1. Complies with all Federal, State, or other regulatory requirements as they relate to drug control, drug storage, drug dispensing or drug returns.
  1. Monitors medication stock levels and advises appropriate pharmacy staff of depletion or low levels of critical medications and supplies.
  1. Adheres to all necessary State, Federal (USP) sterility requirements in preparation of sterile products.
  1. Delivers medications in a timely manner, placing patient needs first.
  1. Utilizes pharmacy computer program / software to generate labels, post charges and issue credits, run reports, and enter patient specific information.
  1. Complies with all department, State and Federal requirements for completing appropriate online and paper records and reports for historical and auditing purposes.
  1. Serves as a back-up for other areas within the unit or department, especially during times of special needs or staff absences.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Occupational Hazards:  Potential for exposure to infectious patients and materials, though rare.  Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions.  Potential for sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp, potentially contaminated items.  Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

High School diploma/GED or current enrollment in High School/GED program required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Possesses a current State of Illinois Technician license or is able to obtain such license within 60 days of application. Applicants may not begin work without proof of licensure application, either electronic (Web) verification or hard copy of application.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board-(PTCB) or the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) is required by the second pharmacy technician license renewal except for:
    • Pharmacy technicians who obtained initial licensure prior to January 1, 2008.
    • Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Prior pharmacy training preferred

Experience:

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, basic math, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates basic computer knowledge, with the ability to operate keyboard and mouse to access and store information into an electronic database.
  • Ability to push, pull, and transport up to 50 lbs. and stand/walk for long periods of time.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Part-Time
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulation...

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18222

Position Summary

Part-Time
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulations, prepares and distributes medications and maintains drug inventory and patient records.  

Highlights & Benefits

  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

Required Skills

  1. Assists the pharmacist in filling medication orders including orders for IV admixtures, surgical kits, compounded orders, or floor stock.
  1. Complies with all Federal, State, or other regulatory requirements as they relate to drug control, drug storage, drug dispensing or drug returns.
  1. Monitors medication stock levels and advises appropriate pharmacy staff of depletion or low levels of critical medications and supplies.
  1. Adheres to all necessary State, Federal (USP) sterility requirements in preparation of sterile products.
  1. Delivers medications in a timely manner, placing patient needs first.
  1. Utilizes pharmacy computer program / software to generate labels, post charges and issue credits, run reports, and enter patient specific information.
  1. Complies with all department, State and Federal requirements for completing appropriate online and paper records and reports for historical and auditing purposes.
  1. Serves as a back-up for other areas within the unit or department, especially during times of special needs or staff absences.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Occupational Hazards:  Potential for exposure to infectious patients and materials, though rare.  Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions.  Potential for sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp, potentially contaminated items.  Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

High School diploma/GED or current enrollment in High School/GED program required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Possesses a current State of Illinois Technician license or is able to obtain such license within 60 days of application. Applicants may not begin work without proof of licensure application, either electronic (Web) verification or hard copy of application.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board-(PTCB) or the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) is required by the second pharmacy technician license renewal except for:
    • Pharmacy technicians who obtained initial licensure prior to January 1, 2008.
    • Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Prior pharmacy training preferred

Experience:

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, basic math, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates basic computer knowledge, with the ability to operate keyboard and mouse to access and store information into an electronic database.
  • Ability to push, pull, and transport up to 50 lbs. and stand/walk for long periods of time.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

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