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Certified Pharmacy Technician Edwardsville, Illinois

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Job # 405500 Date posted 03/29/2021

Description

Full Time Pharmacy Technician 

Anderson Rehabilitation Institute - Edwardsville, IL

     Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Anderson Healthcare have begun construction on an acute rehabilitation institute being built on Anderson Healthcare’s Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois. This institute will be the first freestanding rehabilitation institute in the Central and Southern regions of Illinois. Anderson Rehabilitation Institute is a joint venture between
Kindred and Anderson Healthcare and is expected to open in Q2 2021.
The facility will provide care to patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other complex conditions. Staff will provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Other special services provided will include physiatry, internal medicine, medical/surgical consultations, rehabilitation nursing and nutritional services. The institute will have a dedicated pharmacy. The 49,920-square-foot facility will have 34 beds and feature all private rooms; a secured acquired brain injury unit with private dining and therapy gym; large interdisciplinary gym for all therapy services; transitional living apartment designed to simulate a residential apartment, to prepare patients for their daily living tasks before they are discharged home; and a therapeutic courtyard with exterior amenities. It will also have specially designed rooms to treat dialysis patients; and specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, and amputation.  We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team.

Essential Functions: 

  • Prepares patient drug orders.
  • Delivers medications to medication rooms, and nursing stations as appropriate.
  • Reviews patient MAR for potential admissions and plans medications to be delivered to medication machines.
  • Restocks usable medications/IVs returned to the pharmacy.
  • Files medication orders.
  • Assists the pharmacists with audits.
  • Completes assigned unit inspections.
  • Restocks automated medication dispensing machines
  • Communicates stock utilization and ordering needs, and/or assists with ordering inventory and supplies.
  • Checks medication expiration dates and alerts pharmacist when needed.
  • Compounds and labels extemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients according to procedure.
  • Answers telephone and processes requests according to procedures.
  • Properly unit doses medications that do not come prepackaged.
  • Assists pharmacist, and/or nursing staff with other staff as appropriate.
  • Prepares sterile and non-sterile compounds per USP standards
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Registered or eligible to register as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners within 30 days of hire date.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required
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