Pharmacy Technician

Patient/Nursing Support

SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health


Full Time


0630-1500, 0900-1730, 1230-2100


Current license from the State of Illinois is required

Assists the Pharmacist in providing service to all areas of the SwedishAmerican Health System.  Performs technical duties necessary to maintain the medication distribution system and possess the capability of learning multiple software systems. Exemplary customer service skills including collaborative working relationships with patients, multi disciplinary teams, and the public. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as Health System initiatives. 

Hospital experience in unit dose distribution, compounding non-sterile medications, IV admixture including USP<797>, and  automated dispensing machine technology, preferred.


Current licensure from State of Illinois.  Pharmacy Technician Certification or must obtain certification within one year of hire.    


Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.  Good interpersonal, organizational and critical decision-making skills required.  Proficiency and ability to use a computer and a variety of common office equipment.  Ability to effectively communicate and develop collaborative working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.  Must be able to pass a pharmacy technician evaluation test with at least a 70% score.  The evaluation test is administered by the HR Department.