Our pharmacy technician positions allow you the opportunity to build a lasting health care career, develop leadership skills, and make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. More than 150 pharmacists and 150 technicians work together at UAB to support pharmacy operations and serve a diverse patient population with compassion and clinical expertise. Whether you are a career technician or are wanting to gain exposure to the many opportunities in health care, you will find the UAB Department of Pharmacy to be a dynamic, diverse, and close-knit workplace, where you often form positive relationships with both colleagues and patients. We have pharmacy technician positions available in a variety of collaborative settings including central pharmacy, decentralized inpatient pharmacy, retail pharmacies, outpatient infusion pharmacy, and ambulatory clinics.
Mission, Vision & Values
UAB Medicine's mission is to deliver world-class patient care to the residents of Alabama and beyond, advance medical science through pioneering research, and train the sharpest medical minds.
We expect all employees to adhere to our core values of Always Care, Own It, Work Together, and Do Right.
UAB Medicine's Mission, Vision & Values can be found here: https://www.uabmedicine.org/about
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Assists pharmacist with dispensing activities, drug inventory control, and supply inventory control.
Maintains the daily operations within the department to include answering phones, assisting individuals at the pharmacy window, entering charges for medications, receiving and stocking drug orders and maintaining cleanliness of assigned area.
Repackages bulk medication into unit dose containers ensuring appropriate labeling.
Ensures medications are delivered and distributed to correct patient care area or Automated Medication Management System (AMMS) in a timely manner. Observes established guidelines.
Prepares sterile products as necessary following proper protocols.
Participate in medication error prevention by reporting prevented and actual medication-related errors.
For retail pharmacies: answering phones, assisting with filling and counting prescriptions, helping customers at the point-of-sale register, shipping prescription medications.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Knowledge of supplies and equipment ordering and inventory control
Written and verbal communication skills
Ability to perform basic calculations
Financial Incentives: Technicians can achieve pay increases through merit-based programs, certifications, and our technician Step-Program. We offer reimbursement for certification and registration renewals and provide live Continuing Education Programs.
Tuition Assistance & Loan Forgiveness: Full-time employees receive 100% paid tuition at UAB through the Educational Assistance Program. Also, we are an eligible employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for qualifying educational loans.
Comprehensive Benefits: We offer comprehensive benefits package that include excellent health, dental, and vision insurance.
Flexible Schedule and Paid Time Off
Generous Retirement Plan and Life Insurance
Wellness Offerings: Walk the UAB Medicine walking trails on your break, take advantage of a discounted membership at the UAB Campus Recreation Center, and buy fresh produce throughout the year at the on-site Farm Stand.
Perks & Discounts: UAB employees are eligible for discounts at a variety of local and national retailers.
Hourly Pay: $15.00 - $21.15
High School diploma or GED required. Currently registered or eligible to be registered as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy intern/extern by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP) required. Active registration will be required prior to date of hire.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.