Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy

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Job location: Medley, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-08
Req: R100042256
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Pharmacy Technician.

The Specialty Pharmacy Technician works under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, the Specialty Pharmacy technician assists the pharmacist in pharmacy tasks related to outpatient ambulatory care medication/specialty medication management. The pharmacy technician will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to triage specialty pharmacy prescriptions for University of Miami patients to appropriate pharmacies and other clinical and pharmacy initiatives to streamline continuity of care and increase compliance.

Work as a multidisciplinary team member to triage specialty medication prescriptions as mandated by patients’ PBM to ensure continuity of care for patients for management of chronic disease states Work and communicate with physicians, mid-level providers, case managers and social workers at a vast number of University of Miami clinics to ensure timely initiation of treatment prescribed by providers for ambulatory care use across the health system Communicate all pertinent information to patients and providers as necessary in a timely manner and document such encounters Keep accurate and timely records of all tasks, including but not limited to prescriptions, and authorizations Must be a self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and organize time to meet priorities in a timely manner Provides routine reports to pharmacy management team on project progress Perform other pharmacy and administrative tasks as necessary

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Florida Department of Health
  • Pharmacy Technician certificate preferred.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 10/24/2020
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