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Job Title Pharmacy Technician/UKHC
Requisition Number RE38502
Working Title Pharmacy Technician/UKHC - KY Clinic Pharmacy
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 06
Salary Range $16.20-24.82/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
No experience required
Required License/Registration/Certification
Registered with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of hire. Must maintain annual registration thereafter and remain in good standing.
Physical Requirements
This position requires use of a computer workstation, completion of tasks with repetitive motions, and occasional pushing, pulling, and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. This position may require personnel to wear personal protective equipment to reduce risk of exposure to work-related hazards (e.g. handling of hazardous medications).
Current schedule is a rotating mostly 4 day per week schedule (Dayshift—also have 5 day per week option) with hours to equate 40 hours per week to meet FTE min. May include rotating shifts during the hours of operation of KY Clinic Pharmacy 7:30am – 9:00pm, 9:00am – 5:00pm Sat/Sun to include weekend and an occasional holiday shift. Hours of operation are subject to change based on the needs of the department and future growth.
Job Summary
UK HealthCare is seeking compassionate, detail-oriented individuals who want to join our growing retail pharmacy team servicing UK HealthCare patients, students, faculty, staff, and community members.

The selected candidate performs basic pharmacy technician duties of filling, billing, and dispensing which includes processing prescription refills, renewals, and new prescriptions at patient facing or patient support phone stations as allowed by KY Board of Pharmacy law. Some more advanced functions may require CPhT certification. The Pharmacy Technician will demonstrate excellent customer service skills while interacting with all patients, faculty, and staff. UK Retail Pharmacy Services is committed to providing outstanding patient care to those who choose UK HealthCare. The Pharmacy Technician position requires the candidate to register with the KY Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of hire or on the first day on the job if previous registration has lapsed.

UK HealthCare offers candidates who do not currently hold a National Pharmacy Technician certification the opportunity to gain the 500 hours of on-the-job experience required to be able to obtain your certification. UK HealthCare provides a pharmacy technician career ladder to eligible candidates who possess National Pharmacy Technician Certification obtained through PTCB or NHA (ExCPT). The candidate must also meet the minimum requirements of the position. Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC positions are a grade 7 with a pay range currently at $18.50/hour-$27.31/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
This position requires dependability, and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Retail/hospital pharmacy experience or work in a related field is preferred. Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
Deadline to Apply 03/08/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-07

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