University of Utah Pharmacy Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/20/2017

Requisition Number PRN14029B

Job Title Pharmacy Technician

Working Title Radiopharmacy Technician

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Initial two week training period 0400-1200 then transition to regular daily shift from 0900-1700

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00877 - Radiology Clinical

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16-20

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health – Academics exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Intermountain Radiopharmacy seeks staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.


Assists the Radiopharmacist in preparing patient prescriptions for in-patient and out-patient services.

Reconstitutes medications as needed to prepare radiopharmaceuticals.

Orders pharmaceutical supplies; receives and documents receipt of supplies.

Prepackages and compounds radiopharmaceutical supplies as required to maintain stock levels; orders and rotates stock supplies;

Uses the pharmacy computer system to complete medication order entry, billing, computer reports, audits, file maintenance,ADTrectification, prescription distribution, and submission of drug orders.

Communicates with staff and customers regarding pharmacy activities.

Answers telephone calls; performs all aspects of customer service, including typing and filling prescriptions; maintains files; completes clerical duties; maintains clerical equipment; and completes other duties required to maintain proper functioning of the Pharmacy Department.

Cleans laminar flow hoods and other sterile work areas.

Performs and documents monthly unit inspections of areas where medications are dispensed, stored, and administered; identifies and retrieves outdated drugs and supplies.

May perform billing functions.

May develop, implement and coordinate quality improvement, staff orientation, or staff development programs.

May assist in training new employees in some pharmacy areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a licensed Pharmacy Technician in the State of Utah.

Familiarity with medical terminology is preferred.

Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Applicant must be comfortable working with radiation in a radiopharmaceutical compounding environment

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.