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Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number RE31676

Working Title Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC - GSH Transitions of Care

Department Name H6290: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 HS

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 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).

Shift Primarily 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday; some weekends and/or holidays required per departmental need

Job Summary Assist pharmacist(s) in obtaining prior to admission medication histories, assesses patient risk factors for adherence to prescribed regimens, reviews/enters patient allergies, and triages medication related problems identified via communication with pharmacists, other providers, or patients. Assists pharmacist(s) with M2B prescription processing and distribution to patients / families within the Good Samaritan hospital. Collects prescriptions and patient information required to process prescriptions under the direction of a pharmacist, delivers medications to patients, collects payment using a point of sale system. Use of multiple computer devices/programs for adequate medication history investigation, documentation, benefits investigation, and prescription processing are required.

The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $18.50/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate's experience.
Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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 Associate or bachelor's degree and hospital and/or retail pharmacy technician experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/16/2022

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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