Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate
Job ID: 672230
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: standard business hours, Monday- Friday
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: Nurse Administration
Location: , Butler PA


This position is going to float between five difference CancerCenter locations around the Butler area, north of Pittsburgh. If you are looking to take your Pharmacy Technician skills to the next level, apply today! 


The Pharmacy Ops Specialist, Associate provides pharmaceutical care to patients within the UPMC Health System by assisting with the sterile and nonsterile medication preparation, medication filling, and medication distribution. The Pharmacy Ops Specialist, Associate services are provided in compliance with Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

  • Create and evaluate policy, procedure, and training materials regarding operational workflow
  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations. Conveys a positive, professional image at all times.
  • 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 Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.
  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required per designated area of expertise
  • Perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Provide and received information (via telephone, person-to-person, or written) to hospital personnel, patients and visitors. Refer all drug information questions to Staff Pharmacists.
  • Take an active role in the training of fellow staff members in ones area of expertise.
  • Use computer skills to process and document information as needed for Operations Specialist's designated area


  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent is required or completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program 
  • One of the following is required:
    • Two years of previous pharmacy technician experience 
    • Enrollment in good standing as a pharmacy student and able to work 40 hours per week.
    • Demonstrated competency in all detailed aspects of the Pharmacy Operations Specialists role which includes (Inventory Control, Chemotherapy, Medication Safety, Automation, Information Technology..etc)

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.87 to $21.19

Union Position: No

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