Pharmacy Technician/UKHC

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Job Title:

Pharmacy Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Pharmacy Technician/UKHC – 1st Shift Central Pharmacy

Department Name:

H3330:Pharmacy Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Nationally certified Pharmacy Technician by either PTCB (PTCE) or NHA (ExCPT) within 6 months of hire date.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); 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, blood-borne or airborne pathogens.


1st shift, 7:00am – 7:00pm (5 shifts), or 7:00am – 5:30pm (2 shifts). 7 days on/7 days off.

Job Summary:

UK Healthcare is seeking a Pharmacy Technician to assist pharmacists in providing medications to patients in an inpatient hospital setting. This position will be a vital part of our growing team serving UK HealthCare patients and staff.

The selected candidate will prepare and/or deliver products for individual patient doses including batch doses, as well as participate in ongoing inventory management, replenish automated dispensing cabinets, and provide customer service to UKHealthCare patients and other healthcare professionals participating in patient care. The Pharmacy Technician will also assist nursing personnel by assuring that patient medications are available on the patient care unit.

UK Healthcare offers candidates who do not currently hold a National Pharmacy Technician certification the opportunity to gain the 500 hours of on-the-job experience required to be able to obtain your certification. Please note that either a Pharmacy Technician certification through PTCB (PTCE) or NHA (ExCPT) is required within 6 months of hire.

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:

Hospital 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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Posted: 4/10/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time