Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate
Job ID: 764154
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician looking to take the next step in your career? Western Pyschiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC is searching for a motivated and driven Pharmacy Technician to join their team! If you're looking to be apart of one of the largest behavioral health care providers in the country, apply today!

This position offers daylight hours with no weekends. 



Purpose:

The Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate provides pharmaceutical care to patients within the UPMC Health System by assisting with the sterile and non-sterile 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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the job.
  • 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

Qualifications

Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required OR Completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program AND one of the following:
Two years of previous pharmacy technician experience,  enrollment in good standing as a pharmacy student, or  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 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management

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

Salary Range: $14.53 to $22.86

Union Position: No

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