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IV Pharmacy Technician

MAC Rx LLC Des Plaines, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

MAC Rx, a growing long term care pharmacy, is seeking an IV Technician to join our second shift team!   This role performs a wide variety of technical functions within our IV department including sterile/aseptic compounding of IV medications encompassing calculations, proper mixing technique, accurate labeling, and inventory management.  The successful candidate will be able to work well in teams and in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive and enter prescription or refill requests and verify information is complete and accurate
  • Establish or maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients
  • Proper use of aseptic technique for sterile compounding
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs
  • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests
  • Clean and help maintain equipment and work areas according to prescribed methods
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform manager of stock needs
  • Interpret lab results and work with pharmacists for high risk therapies
  • Dispense the highest quality of sterile products for every patient
  • Provide the highest quality of customer service by utilizing friendly, efficient and accurate customer communication methods
  • Utilize all state and federal laws and guidelines to align department initiatives with generally accepted practices for compliance purposes
  • Coordinate with internal departments to increase efficiency, problem solve and maintain excellent customer service

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Intimate knowledge of federal and state pharmacy laws and guidelines
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic
  • Ability to compound IV therapies
  • Ability to follow direction and prioritize tasks
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds as necessary
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, and/or crouch occasionally
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Two years of pharmacy technician experience required, preferably in a long term care setting, IV technician experience preferred
  • Illinois Pharmacy Technician license and certification is required

We are seeking a full-time hire for our 2nd shift at this time.  The full time position will be comprised of a 40 hour work week and will qualify for health, dental, and vision insurance along with short and long term disability, life insurance, access to a 401(k) with company match as well as a generous PTO plan.   

Please apply to join our team!



Des Plaines, IL
60018 USA



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