Pharmacy Technician II -Pharmacy - Presence Mercy Medical Center - Aurora:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Aurora Colorado

Requisition ID: 46879

Location: Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location Address:
1315 North Highland, Aurora, IL  60506 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating





Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director, Manager, Supervisor and/or  Pharmacists, prepares and distributes medications including all intravenous product preparation.  Serves as a mentor and trainer to other Pharmacy Technicians.





Prepares IV admixtures including but not limited to chemotherapeutic medications and Total Parenteral Nutrtion (TPN).  Performs calculations necessary to determine appropriate amount of drugs needed to prepare admixtures doses.


Prepares and packages medications for delivery to automated dispensing system and/or designated medication areas using manual or automated packaging methods.  Retrieves, counts, measures, and compounds drugs under the direction of the Pharmacist.  Applies bar codes and labels to packaged medication for Pharmacist review.  Loads medications for delivery(s).


Delivers medications and supplies safely and accurately to the nursing unit, stock area and/or automated dispensing cabinet. 


Accurately fills automated dispensing machines. Matches medication to dispensing labels and selects appropriate components for dispensed product.  Checks dispensing machine stock for outdated and unused items.


Returns discontinued and unused medication to pharmacy for credit and re-stocking.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or G.E.D. required

3 years of pharmacy experience in a hospital setting preferred


Computer Skills                                                          

Basic knowledge of computers and automated dispensing systems


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Illinois Pharmacy Technician License required.  If not licensed, may consider hiring with the stipulation that the license must be received within 60 days of hire.


Certificate by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required unless grandfathered.  If not certified, may consider hiring with the stipulation that certification must be received within 2 years of licensure.


Business Unit: Presence Mercy Medical Center


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Basic Qualifications