Pharmacy Technician
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Description

Who we are:

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.

La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place. Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions.


Our lakefront location is spectacular. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place.

Job Summary:


Registry/Per Diem position (evenings an weekends)

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Distributive

  • Prepares IV admixtures, hyperalimentations, chemotherapy drugs, and compounded drugs according to specific department procedures
  • Fills patients' orders under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Fills and exchanges unit-dose carts and cassettes
  • Fills and charges interdepartmental IV and stock orders
  • Delivers and picks up drugs and orders per established routine (i.e. approximately hourly) and as necessary
  • Has knowledge of and is able to use the pharmaceutical balance
  • Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients, visitors, and all hospital personnel
  • E nters patient medication and treatment orders into the pharmacy computer system, which requires: A working knowledge of the pharmacy computer system
  • The ability to understand, recognize and respond to actual and potential drug interactions, drug allergies, and adverse reactions as identified by the pharmacy computer system

Non-Distributive

  • Maintains, stocks, and orders supplies and drugs from designated vendors, in quantities in keeping with established directives.
  • Continually checks pharmacy stock for current dating
  • Checks in, prices and puts away drug and supply orders
  • Checks floor stock as designated
  • Returns credited drugs to stock according to established department policy
  • Performs general good housekeeping procedures
  • Continuously updates knowledge and skills by attending department meetings, in-services, and educational programs as required

Job Requirements

What we need from you:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1-2 year's hospital pharmacy technician experience required.
  • Illinois Registered Pharmacy Technician License required.
  • Able to handle and manipulate various medication preparation materials required. (i.e., IV and oral syringes, bottles, vials, bags, etc.)

What you will receive:

•         Competitive Salary

•         Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

•         Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance

•         Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching

•         Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!

•         Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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