Pharmacy Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assists pharmacists in medicine preparation and distribution for the KY Clinic Pharmacy or future discharge or retail pharmacy sites operating under University of KY Pharmacy Services. Fills prescriptions in a busy retail based setting. Requires attention to detail and the ability to provide excellent customer service. Must be reliable and punctual. This position also requires teamwork, excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate and be understood in the English language.

Job Title
Pharmacy Technician/UKHC

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Pharmacy Technician/Chandler Retail Pharmacy

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Required Related Experience

1 yr

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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.


Must be available to work during operating hours of Monday-Friday (7:15am-9:00pm), Saturday (8:30am-5:00pm) and Sunday (8:30am-5:00pm) May be required to work on some holidays which currently are being rotated by all Ambulatory Pharmacy Services staff. Position may work a rotating schedule during the hours of operation which equates to a 37.5 hour work week. Must have availability to work during operating hours which includes weekend shifts.


Requires attention to detail and the ability to provide excellent customer service. Must be reliable and punctual. This position also requires teamwork, excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills. High school diploma or equivalent required. General chemistry knowledge, basic algebra, and proficient reading/writing in the English language, preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

One year previous work experience (preferably in a related field). Prefer previous pharmacy tech experience or work/classes in medical field. Hired candidate must maintain certification as CPhT from PTCB/ExCPT during employment in this position.

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 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Are you able to work full-time during the posted hours?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please provide an example of a time that you have provided excellent customer service to a patient.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * 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)

  7. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter


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