Job Description

Specialty Pharmacy Technician-1

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hospital Inpatient Setting

Hours: 8hr shifts between 5am and 630pm Monday - Friday. Occasional nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

Job summary:

The Specialty Pharmacy Technician under the supervision of a registered pharmacist is fully trained and competent in assisting in a multitude of pharmacy technician roles within the department. These may include but are not limited to the areas of inpatient/hospital, retail, purchasing, ADM’s, clean room competency testing, training, and medication history. In addition, the Specialty Pharmacy Technician also holds additional knowledge in the areas of medication insurance processing on either the hospital side, retail side, or both and steps in regularly to assist in these areas.

This position typically will not have direct reports but will assist in the coordination of other technician operations and function especially in times when a direct supervisor is not present.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Meets all current State of Illinois licensing requirements for a Pharmacy Technician as specified in the Pharmacy Practice Act including certification when required.

  • Two years of college preferred (High School graduate, including courses in mathematics, typing and general science is acceptable)

  • 5 years Pharmacy Experience (or equivalent in any setting) with 3 years in a hospital environment

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Spreadsheets/Word-processing)

  • Mathematically able to calculate dosages

  • Previous IV experience as well as chemotherapy preparation experience

  • Previous experience with hospital and retail pharmacy IT systems

  • Strong customer service skills and ability to work efficiently in satisfying patient needs is required

  • Experience in working with 3rd party coverage policies and reimbursement required

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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