Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC – Investigational Drug Services

Department Name:

H3330:Pharmacy Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Registration PTCB Registration

Physical Requirements:

This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from using job-related equipment; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.


Nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Job Summary:

The major job responsibilities for this position include; 1) Assisting in the development of step-by-step procedures, sterile/non-sterile compounding and distribution of investigational and study drugs, as well as performs appropriate IDS cleaning/documentation 2) Assisting in establishing and maintaining appropriate and easily retrievable recordkeeping systems for protocols, study subjects, drug inventory, manufacturing and dispensing investigational drugs. Makes accurate entries into appropriate forms and established recordkeeping systems, including automated systems. 3) Assists in establishing and maintaining standards which assure the quality, proper storage, and safe use of all investigational agents and supplies. –Prepares for audits of inventory, drug dispensing records and files by investigator or study sponsors. Temperature monitoring for room temp, refrigerators, -20 freezer, -70 freezer and any other storage unit as needed; report and act upon any excursion. -Assist in student teaching and/or shadowing. –Perform other activities deemed necessary based on workload.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

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

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Associate or bachelor’s degree and hospital and/or retail pharmacy technician 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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Job No:
Posted: 4/10/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time