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Pharmacy Ops Specialist, Associate/Intermediate - (Oncology)



Are you looking to take the next step in your Pharmacy Tech career? UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside, PA is looking for a motivated Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Associate/Intermediate to join their team! This is a great opportunity for someone who has an interest in oncology and a passion for providing amazing patient care. UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

This is a regular full-time position that will work daylight hours, Monday - Friday. No weekends or holidays are required. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefits package, and the ability to grow in your career with our built-in pharmacy career ladder. Apply today to learn more!

The Pharmacy Technician, Associate/Intermediate 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 Technician, Associate/Intermediate services are provided in compliance with the Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations. 

The incumbent will be hired into the appropriate level of our Pharmacy Tech Career ladder based on education/experience at either an Associate or Intermediate Pharmacy Operations Specialist level.


  • 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.




  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required 


  • Completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program 

AND one of the following: 


  • Two (2) 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

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life &emdash; because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct