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Pharmacy Operations Specialist, Intermediate

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital Pharmacy is looking for a motivated Full-time Pharmacy Operations Specialist - Intermediate to join their INPATIENT 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 position will work day and evening shifts. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

 

We offer a competitive wage, a generous total reward benefit package, a bonus structure, and a career ladder that allows you to grow in your pharmacy career. Apply today to learn more!

 

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.
  • Take an active role in the training of fellow staff members in one’s area of expertise.
  • Assist in training other Operations Specialists in determining their ability to function in DESIGNATED area of the Pharmacy department. 
  • 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.
  • Oversee and instruct other associates in the DESIGNATED area regarding day-to-day activities. 
  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations. Conveys a positive, professional image always.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Develop and maintain a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required.
  • 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.
  • Oversee and instruct other associates in the DESIGNATED area regarding day-to-day activities.
  • Demonstrate a service orientation in all interpersonal relations.
  • Use computer skills to process and document information as needed for Operations Specialist's designated area.

 

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 is required. 
  • 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 within Specialty AND/OR Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

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

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.  

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