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Pharmacy Technician, Associate (Hillman Cancer Center)

  • Job ID: 095342438
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Community Pharmacy
  • Department: HCC Pharmacy (PUH)
  • Location: 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.77 to $26.31 / hour


UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is looking for a full time Pharmacy Technician, Associate to join their dedicated team in the outpatient pharmacy. 

This position provides pharmaceutical care to patients by showing proficiency in essential technician functions such as nonsterile medication preparation, packaging and labeling of medications, medication filling, and medication distribution. These services are provided in compliance with the PA Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

Qualified candidates are eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus. Apply today to learn more!

This role will work daylight shifts, ranging from 8 am to 6 pm weekdays. There is also one required Saturday shift, rotating every fourth Saturday.

UPMC offers a generous benefits package, an expansive total rewards package, opportunity to grow your career and much more. Apply today!


  • Develop and maintain a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Ensure that all medications in all areas have been safely and securely stored according to all relevant regulatory agencies.
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive service relationships during medication distribution process.
  • Use computer skills to process and maintain all patient information and records.
  • Finalize sales using cash register, follow proper cash handling policies and procedure
  • Possess a high level of knowledge regarding insurance prior authorization process including communication with patient and health care providers.
  • Assist patients and health care providers with financial coordination using programs such as: copay assistance, pharmaceutical manufacturer assistance programs, foundation assistance and UPMC programs.
  • Demonstrate very strong customer service skills with both hospital staff and patients.
  • Monitor pharmacy activities including but not limited to turn around time, out of stock situations, and expired med returns.
  • Assist in filling medication orders through correct labeling, counting, and stocking practices. Ensure timely and accurate filling of prescriptions, including for patients upon discharge. This may include transportation of the physical prescription and coordination of payment from the patient to the outpatient pharmacy.
  • Maintain an understanding of best practices associated with inventory control processes, ordering, and receiving medication. Demonstrate a solid understanding related to laws, regulations, and policies and procedures related to procurement.
  • Assist with the order entry of medications into the pharmacy information system
  • Consistently exhibit the following actions: submission of prescription information to correct insurance processor, troubleshoot and resolve rejected claims, reliably coordinate multiple benefit payers, including Medicare, obtaining all necessary paperwork for third parties.
  • Able to lift 25 pounds as well as stand for long periods of time. Must also be physically able to deliver medications on foot throughout the hospital when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the job.


  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required AND one of the following:
  • Completion of an accredited pharmacy technician program
  • Six months of previous pharmacy technician experience
  • Six months experience as a Pharmacy Assistant within the UPMC Health System
  • Enrollment in a college program and in good standing

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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