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University of Utah Health System Fulfillment Pharmacy Technician II in Murray, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides the technical functions associated with the warehousing and delivery of system wide pharmacy services for the Main Hospital, Clinics and Mail Order operations. This is accomplished through the fulfillment of high volume orders, by maintaining proper stock levels in multiple pharmacy locations, compounding or otherwise preparing, filling, pricing, and delivering pharmaceuticals or other related items. The incumbent may perform duties such as receiving and breaking down large shipments from the manufacturer, operating and maintaining automated robotic systems, preparing and packaging orders for mail or central distribution, maintaining pharmacy records and providing all aspects of customer service that are required to provide Pharmacy Department services. This position completes the essential functions of the job under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. As a System Fulfillment Pharmacy Technician II, this position provides advanced services such as maintenance of automated robotic systems and narcotic coordination. Incumbents are expected to plan, coordinate, and implement training programs for other staff. A System Fulfillment Pharmacy Technician II has a higher level of responsibility for departmental and organizational problem solving.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the pharmacist in advanced tasks associated with patient care.

  • Effectively manages large scale supplies of the department.

  • Troubleshoots the automated robotic systems used for the request and delivery of pharmaceutical products in the warehouse.

  • Problem solves operational issues within the department and organization related to the medication use process.

  • Assists in education and training of staff and other trainees.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

  • Familiarity with medical terminology.

  • Technical aptitude which can be applied to the operation of the automated robotic systems and multiple software systems

  • Challenges encountered may include problem solving for operation and maintenance of all automated systems in the Pharmacy Department.

  • May determine options from a variety of pre-established departmental policies and procedures, but cannot act outside of these unless authorized to do so by a Pharmacist.

  • May vary work routines according to patient care priorities.

  • Performing the essential duties of this position will involve standing for extended periods of time and/or handling heavy or bulky supply containers.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform mathematical calculations for extemporaneous compounding and special dose preparation, rectifying drug distribution errors, reconciling billing and administration records, etc.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Current Pharmacy Technician licensure in the State of Utah.

  • 6 months experience as a Licensed Pharmacy Technician.

Licenses Required

  • Current Pharmacy Technician licensure in the State of Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves manual work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require work involving repetitive motions, lifting, bending, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position is exposed to a low frequency hum which may require ear protection. This position involves standing for extended periods of time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Multi-lingual Candidates Welcomed

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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

Requisition Number 65472

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Monday thru Friday 0730-1600, but can vary

Clinical/Non-Clinical Status Non-Clinical

Location Name Midvalley Pharmacy

Workplace Set Up On-site

City Murray

State UT

Department UUH RET 11M MIDVALLEY PHARMACY

Category Pharmacy