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Pharmacy Senior Technician/OnCall/UKHC - Specialty Pharmacy

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/7/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Pharmacy Senior Technician/OnCall/UKHC - Specialty Pharmacy

Requisition Number

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range
$15.26/hr - $23.89/hr

Type of Position

Position Time Status
On Call

Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

National Pharmacy Technician Certification thru either PTCB or ExCPT with CPhT designation and Registration with Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.

Physical Requirements

May include standing and/or walking for greater than 5 hours at a time. Walking could be of significant distance throughout the medical center campus for medication delivery to clinic patients. May require the ability to reach items above the shoulder level and to carry items up to 25 pounds.


Current operating hours are Monday thru Friday 730am-5pm. Hours and days of week subject to change based on the needs and growth of the department. May require call center duties which could expand to later hours and may require occasional holiday and weekend rotation based on growth of department. Shifts assigned based on scheduling needs not to exceed 40 hours/week. Number of hours scheduled per week may vary.

Job Summary

This position will provide a variety of specialty pharmacy services including obtaining prior authorizations, enrolling patients’ in financial support programs, mail order tracking and drug inventory management, and coordinating first time dispenses and refills for specialty medications prescribed within UK HealthCare. You will work closely with nurses, physicians, and UK Specialty Pharmacy staff to improve access to medications for a variety of sub specialty disease states.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

This position requires dependability, excellent customer service and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail. Must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task. Must be reliable and punctual. This position requires teamwork, excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills to be applied with both patients and other medical professionals.
Creates and maintains cultures where all staff delivers friendly, patient centered care.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Retail and/or Hospital pharmacy technician experience preferred but not required. Hired candidate must maintain licensure as CPhT from PTCB/ExCPT during employment in this position. Salary range based on experience and certification

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.