Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate
Job ID: 32247452
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varying daylight hours, Monday - Friday
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Retail Pharmacy_Falk
Location: 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC Falk Pharmacy is looking for a motivated Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate to join their outpatient team! This position will have Pharmacy Technician duties as well as inventory responsibilities.  Our outpatient pharmacy helps to provide prescriptions for patients, UPMC Staff, and Pitt staff. If you are looking to take the next step in your Technician career, we invite you to apply today!

This is a full-time position that will work varying daylight hours, Monday - Friday. No weekends or holidays are required. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefit package, and a career ladder that allows you to grow in your pharmacy career. Apply today to learn more!


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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 all drugs are processed accurately in conjunction with the bar-coding process.
  • Ensures that all drugs received into inventory are properly slotted as to shelf location 


Completion of high school diploma or equivalent 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)

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $15.42 to $24.25 / hour

    Union Position: No

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