Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of hospital and pharmacy policies, procedures, and techniques, Federal and State Laws, and pharmaceutical entities available in the U.S. market and their proper nomenclatures
Knowledge of Pharmacokinetics, drug and poison information system, Drug Utilization Evaluation (DUE), and Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting systems
Dexterity to manipulate drugs and containers and labeling
Skill to compound and package medicines
Skill to use computer keyboard for prescriptions entry and to use typewriter, typing twenty-five (25) word per minute accurately
Ability and skill to communicate with a wide variety of individuals or groups
Ability and skill to maintain accurate records, perform within reasonably established standards of accuracy within the department
Ability to withstand the computer typing, prolonged periods of staring at the screen, and troubleshooting hardware
Physical dexterity and mental alertness
Ability to work under tension and at times under crowded conditions
Ability to walk and stand prolonged periods
Ability to maintain composure when dealing with patients who may be irritable and in discomfort
Ability to lift heavy objects; eyesight must be correctable to provide visual acuity of reading accurately
Ability to work various shifts
Willingness and ability to work other stations, and perform additional work assigned by management
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER