Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assists pharmacists in data entry of patient information, prescription processing, medication preparation and distribution for the Meds-To-Beds Delivery program of the Chandler Retail Pharmacy or Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy operating within the University of KY Ambulatory Pharmacy Services. Collects prescriptions and personal information, including insurance information, from patient rooms, over the phone, via fax or through the electronic medical record systems. Performs basic math skills. Fills prescriptions under pharmacist supervision, including non-sterile compounding. Delivers prescriptions to patient's bedside and collects payment. Uses a point of sale system and multiple computer devices and programs.

Job Title
Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

High School Diploma

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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Registration PTCB Registration

Physical Requirements

May include standing for greater than 5 hours at a time and possibly walking several miles per day. May require the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


Rotating Shift- Chandler Retail Pharmacy Meds-To-Beds position working currently during the operating hours of operation for the Chandler Retail Pharmacy are M-F 730am-9pm, Sat 9am-5pm, and Sun 9am-5pm. Hours of operation and days are subject to change as is location of Meds-To Beds service area. Current shifts covered for the service are from 8am-8pm Monday thru Friday and 9am-5pm Sat/Sun. Days and hours of operation are subject to change based on future growth of the department, which may include week-end rotations and holidays. This is a full-time position, therefore must have availability during hours of operation. May work a rotating schedule and schedule may flex to later hours based on business growth. Position may work a rotating schedule during these hours which equates to a 37.5 hour work week. May assist in pharmacy technician duties in the Chandler Retail Pharmacy.


This position requires dependability, and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

High School Diploma plus 2 years' experience, associates or bachelors preferred. Hospital and/or Retail pharmacy technician experience preferred but not required.

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold a National Pharmacy Technician Certification from either PTCB or ExCPT?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently registered with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate the amount of paid pharmacy technician experience you have working in either an inpatient hospital and/or retail pharmacy setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please tell me about your background and how it would assist with this position. Also tell me why you consider yourself the best candidate

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please provide an example of a time that you have provided excellent customer service to a patient.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Are you able to work full-time during the posted hours?
    • yes
    • no
  7. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter


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