Pharmacy Compliance Coordinator/UKHC

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Job Title:

Pharmacy Compliance Coordinator/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Pharmacy Compliance Coordinator/UKHC - Investigational Drug Services

Department Name:

H3330:Pharmacy Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Certified Pharmacy Technician (by PTCB or ExCPhT) and registered with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Physical Requirements:

May include standing for greater than five hours at a time and possibly walking several miles per day, as well as the ability to reach items above shoulder-level and lift up to 25 pounds.


Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; some nights, weekends, and/or holidays may be required in order to meet departmental needs.

Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Compliance Coordinator/UKHC actively provides guidance to staff regarding compliance for research related Pharmacy Policies, Procedures and Regulations pertaining to study protocols, Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA, USP 795/797/800 and the The Joint Commission. Also completes distributive and inventory maintenance activities including study drug accountability, and management of investigational product (IP) delivery and satellite transfers; oversees controlled substance management requirements and best practices; compounds sterile and non-sterile drug preparations; trains personnel within all pharmacy areas participating in research, and monitors staff competency; identifies causes/potential prevention methods of medication errors to determine strategies for improvement and to promote medication safety; triages IDS correspondences to coordinate efficient operations with clinical research team members and associated healthcare personnel; assists with protocol billing and budget creation; submits accurate billing records to the appropriate finance group(s) and assists in preparing invoices for drugs used in clinical trials.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and effective written and verbal communication abilities; planning and organization skills and a high regard for attention to detail; the ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; and a proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The ability to provide excellent customer service is essential to the success of the individual in this position.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Associate or bachelor’s degree and hospital and/or retail pharmacy technician experience preferred. Experience managing investigational drug study inventories highly preferred.

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.




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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
Work Type: Full Time