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Fill Technician in Monticello, IL at Senior Care Pharmacy Services

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description


Senior Care Pharmacy Services - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking a Fill Technician. Under the supervision of a Licensed Pharmacist the Pharmacy Fill Technician I prepares, counts, labels, packages, and dispenses pharmaceuticals for Pharmacist’s approval . Also assumes responsibilities involving receiving, preparing, and putting away inventory deliveries.

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Accident, & Critical Illness
  • 403(b), & Flex Spending
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

Essential Tasks:


  • Under Pharmacist’s supervision prepares, processes and packages prescriptions using Parata PassWare, Pass 500, STS and Check Pass.
  • Manages the drug inventory requirements for all packagers
  • Exports batches from Frameworks for processing
  • Under Pharmacists supervision, fill prescription orders for facilities not dispensed in automated packaging machines: choosing proper medications based on drug name and NDC.
  • Note on each prescription: lot, expiration date on card and I.D. stamp on label.
  • Prepares packages and affixes proper auxiliary labels specifying medication pass time, medication specific information and/or monitoring, and re-order parameters.
  • Assist in reordering or notify the appropriate personnel of medication and/or supply needs through proper use of reorder log. Also monitors back-order requests.
  • Assist in coordination with the Purchasing Technician that the inventory stock levels of drug items or legend ancillary equipment are  appropriately maintained.
  • Checks for overages, shortages, damaged materials of the daily drug deliveries and follows procedures for documentation, calling in, and resolving.
  • Prepare simple drug compounds under the Pharmacist’s supervision.
  • Responsible for filling bulk products, blister packs and putting away the daily drug order.
  • Stages deliveries using the Frameworks Delivery Dashboard to assure that all meds have been scanned and delivered.
  • Manage multiple delivery systems
  • Manage multiple delivery times each day
  • Manage multiple order cut off times each day
  • Perform expiration dating review of all medications on a scheduled basis and properly store outdated medications in designated areas.
  • Replace emergency boxes as requested. Replaces medications in emergency boxes. Checks all emergency box medications for expiration date before sealing the box.
  • Maintain all related compounding records, delivery receipts, and any other related files as determined by pharmacy management.
  • Remove and sort by work function the delivery totes and equipment from return area inside pharmacy. Ensure proper dispensation of returned medication items for proper outlet, i.e. destruction vs. credit
  • Assure that creditable meds are returned to stock promptly; including bulk, tabs/caps and strip packaged meds.
  • Perform technician assignments for the day or by special assignment as requested by pharmacy management.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the specific pharmacy area/functions.
  • Maintain neat, clean and organized work place at all times to avoid contamination.
  • Perform pharmacy cleaning duties daily and document on Fill Technician cleaning
  • Checklist or IV Room cleaning checklist as applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year previous pharmacy technician experience preferred.
  • Previous pharmacy or a health care setting experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to successfully complete a pharmacy technician certification program within (1) year of practical experience.
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