Department Name: H5000: CHANDLER - RETAIL PHARMACY
This position will assist the pharmacist in managing pharmaceutical care workload in a fast-paced retail pharmacy setting through medicine preparation and distribution in order to support the Turfland Retail Pharmacy and/or other retail pharmacy sites operating under UK Chandler Retail Pharmacy Services. Primary duties will include filling and distribution of prescriptions in a busy retail-based setting and providing exceptional customer service to pharmacy customers and patients.
Additional duties include vendor and UKIT resource coordination related to ambulatory and custom pharmacy application troubleshooting, maintenance, or upgrades. Contributes to problem analysis in collaboration with Pharmacy and IT teams. Performs and monitors hardware to provide regular maintenance of equipment (i.e. headsets, UK hardware, Pharmacy automation devices, printers, etc.)
The successful Pharmacy Technician will be reliable, punctual, cooperative, and will have the ability to work well within a team and be an effective communicator. Pharmacy Technicians for Ambulatory Pharmacy Services will play an integral role in ensuring overall customer satisfaction and that a positive patient experience is achieved for all Chandler and Good Samaritan retail pharmacy patrons. The ability and desire to work and grow in a fast-paced, complex, and ever-changing field within a dynamic and cutting-edge pharmacy is essential for individuals in this position. The potential for growth within this nationally-recognized enterprise is truly unsurpassed; the University of Kentucky was recently named as one of The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2019 Great Colleges to Work For, an award based solely on randomly-selected employee survey results.
This position requires dependability, and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Registration PTCB Registration
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).
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.