Pharmacy Courier/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Pharmacy Courier/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Pharmacy Courier/UKHC - Acute Care Supply Chain

Department Name:

H3330:Pharmacy Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally standing, walking with, and/or lifting objects up to 25lbs; driving motor pool vehicle, regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; standing for greater than 5 hours at a time; walking several miles per day; and performing repetitive motions (such as typing).


The shift for this position is day shift, 9-5pm Monday- Friday, with some Holiday requirements. Hours and days of the week subject to change on the needs and growth of the department.

Job Summary:

Assists the pharmacy central distribution center staff in the transportation and distribution of medications and supplies across the UKHC enterprise. Works closely with the pharmacy supply chain staff to meet the needs of the department including, but not limited to, assisting with procurement and movement of supplies, preventative maintenance of equipment, and routine cleaning of equipment. Requires excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as effective communication skills to patients and healthcare staff. Must be able to safely and effectively drive a University of Kentucky vehicle for courier services to both on-site and off-site locations.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will be reliable, dependable, have the ability to prioritize and be self motivated with a positive attitude.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Inventory management experience 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: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time