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Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate

Description

Are you looking to take the next step in your Pharmacy Technician career? UPMC Presbyterian is looking for a Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate to join their inpatient pharmacy team. This is a great opportunity for someone who is ready for the next step or who may be looking for a new unique opportunity. 

This is a full-time position that will work daylight hours from 6:00 am - 2:30 pm. There is a rotating weekend requirement of every 4th weekend and a rotating holiday schedule. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefit package, and the ability to grow in your career with our career ladder. Apply today to learn more!


Purpose:

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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations. Conveys a positive, professional image at all times.
  • Use computer skills to process and document information as needed for Operations Specialist's designated area
  • 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.
  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required per designated area of expertise
  • Take an active role in the training of fellow staff members in ones area of expertise.
  • Develop and maintain a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Create and evaluate policy, procedure, and training materials regarding operational workflow
  • Perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ensures that all drugs received into inventory are properly slotted as to shelf location (NEW)
  • Ensures all drugs are processed accurately in conjunction with the bar-coding process.
  • 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.

Qualifications

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
  • Demonstrated competency in all detailed aspects of the Pharmacy Operations Specialists DESIGNATED area which includes (Inventory Control, Chemotherapy, Medication Safety, Automation, Information Technology..etc)
Inventory, medication repackaging, and non-sterile compounding experience is a plus. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Total Rewards

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