• Pharmacy Technician

    Job Locations US-IL-Monticello
    Senior Care Pharmacy Services
    1212 Bear Lane
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Senior Care Pharmacy - 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 Pharmacy 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.


    Full Time M-F 10:00am-6:30pm with weekend rotation every thire week Sat & Sun 7:00am-3:30 pm


    We offer:

    • Competitive Wages
    • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
    • Generous PTO Program
    • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and 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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