Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Intermediate
Job ID: 84677613
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Rotating daylight hours
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: HBC CC Pharmacy
Location: 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is looking for a motivated Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Intermediate to join their pharmacy team! If you have a passion for Oncology and are looking for a new Pharmacy Technician opportunity, we invite you to apply today!

This is a full-time position that will work rotating daylight hours, Monday - Friday. This position will be based at Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside but will float to other Cancer Center locations 75% of the time. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefits package, and the ability to grow in your career with our built-in career ladder. Apply today to learn more!



Purpose:

The Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Intermediate provides operational support within pharmacy by demonstrating proficient knowledge of the responsibilities of a designated pharmacy role (i.e. Inventory Control, Chemotherapy, Medication Safety, Automation, and Information Technology etc) Will act as a Mentor to the Pharmacy Ops Specialist, Associate. The Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Intermediate 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 of designated area
  • Assist in training other Operations Specialists in determining their ability to function in DESIGNATED area of the Pharmacy department.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversee and instruct other associates in the DESIGNATED area regarding day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversee and instruct other associates in the DESIGNATED area regarding day-to-day activities.
  • Use computer skills to process and document information as needed for Operations Specialist's designated area
  • Take an active role in the training of fellow staff members in ones area of expertise.
  • Provide feedback to the needs of the department and other associates in a respectful and effective manner consistent with UPMC values
  • Perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Provide feedback to the needs of the department and other associates in a respectful and effective manner consistent with UPMC values

Qualifications

Completion of high school diploma or equivalent is required OR Completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program. 
Three years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Operations Specialist. 
Must have 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:

Certification in Specialty Area AND/OR Pharmacy Technician Certification

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

    Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour

    Union Position: No

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