1+ months

Pharmacy Senior Technician/OnCall/UKHC - Transitions of Care

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Pharmacy Senior Technician/OnCall/UKHC - Transitions of Care
Requisition Number DU05528
Department Name H3330:Pharmacy Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15.26 - $23.89/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education

HS Diploma

Required Related Experience

2 yrs Pharmacy Experience

Required License/Registration/Certification

National Pharmacy Technician Certification and Registration with Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.

Physical Requirements

May include standing and/or walking for greater than 5 hours at a time as well as lifting up to 30 pounds. Walking could be of significant distance throughout the medical center campus. May require the ability to reach items above the shoulder level.


Varies Covers days off for fulltime employees; shifts include 7a 5p; 12n 10p; 4p 2a; 7 days a week.

Job Summary

Assist Pharmacist(s) in obtaining prior to admission medication histories; assess patient risk factors for adherence to prescribed regimens; review/enter patient allergies and triage medication related problems identified via communication/collaboration with ED pharmacists and/or providers. Participate in care coordination for patients entering and leaving the healthcare facility. Provide drug distribution support, including pyxis reviews, discrepancy/missing medication resolutions, and drug delivery. Liaison with Meds-to-Beds (M2B) staff to successfully enroll interested patients into M2B program for discharge prescription pharmacy services.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

This position requires dependability, excellent customer service and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail. Must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task. Must be reliable and punctual. This position requires teamwork, good communication skills and interpersonal skills to be applied with both patients and other medical professionals. Must be proficient in speaking/hearing English and must be able to be understood in English.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Retail and/or Hospital pharmacy technician experience preferred but not required. Hired candidate must maintain licensure as CPhT from PTCB/ExCPT during employment in this position. Salary range based on experience and certification

Deadline to Apply 04/25/2020
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: 2020-02-25 Expires: 2020-04-26

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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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