Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate
Job ID: 684052
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


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 

  • Use computer skills to process and document information as needed for Operations Specialist's designated area 

  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations.  Conveys a positive, professional image at all times. 

  • Perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. 

  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required per designated area of expertise 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 


  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required OR Completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program
  • One of the following:
    • Two years of previous pharmacy technician experience
    • Enrollment in good standing as a pharmacy student
    • Demonstrated competency in all detailed aspects of the Pharmacy Operations Specialists DESIGNATED area 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: $15.52 to $25.35

Union Position: No

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