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Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC
Requisition Number RE33216
Working Title Ambulatory Retail Pharmacy Technician - Fountain Court Pharmacy
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $17.50-27.31/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
2 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Nationally certified Pharmacy Technician by either PTCB (PTCE) or NHA (ExCPT); Registered with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of hire.
Physical Requirements
This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Also involves exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.
Target shift is to be a dayshift weekday position in a pharmacy with operating hours of 730am-9pm Monday thru Friday/weekends 8am-6pm. This position may include some holiday shift requirements to help other locations open on holidays, and may require weekend coverage if weekend shifts are open due to staffing issues. Shifts and rotations will be discussed during interview and are subject to change based on needs of the department.
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 Senior 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 rate will be based on candidate’s experience.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, 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
Two years of previous work experience (in a related field). Prefer previous pharmacy tech experience or work/classes in medical field. Hired candidate must maintain state licensure in good standing. Must have 2 years of full-time (or pro-rated) pharmacy technician experience and must be a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).
Deadline to Apply 05/11/2022
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.


Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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