L1 Pharmacy Technician - Decentral I Pharmacy

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 111143
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Pharmacy
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Responsible for performing the technical and clerical duties not requiring professional judgment in the inpatient pharmacy distribution system. These duties are associated with providing comprehensive pharmaceutical services to inpatients of Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. Competencies required for Pharmacy Technician, Level 1 must be completed and successfully assessed within 6 months of start date and at annual evaluation thereafter.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Education, Experience and Training:
1. High school diploma or equivalent required.
2. One of the following requirements must be met for minimum training or minimum experience in lieu of training:
a. 6 months of Shands Pharmacy Technician, Level 1 experience and completion of all required competencies.
b. Completion of Shands Hospital Technician Training Program.
c. Current enrollment in the Shands Hospital Pharmacy Technician Training Program with the consent of the program director.
d. Completion of military hospital core school and/or completion of field service school.
e. Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy technician training program.
f. Completion of a college-based pharmacy technician training program.
g. One year of hospital pharmacy technician experience.
h. One year of retail pharmacy technician experience.
I. One year of pharmaceutical inventory function experience, including proper ordering from approved vendors to ensure adequate inventory based upon demand, as well as maintenance of a pharmacy inventory.
j. One year (24 credit hours) of science-based, college-level study, which must include successful completion of algebra.
k. One year of experience transcribing/interpreting physician orders plus 12 credit hours of science-based, college-level study, which must include successful completion of algebra.
l. Active status as a certified pharmacy technician with PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board).
3. Candidates presenting with multiple qualifications defined in section 2 are preferred.
4. Knowledge of aseptic technique, laminar air flow hood experience, and knowledge of repackaging and compounding techniques preferred.

Job Knowledge:
1. Must know how to operate typewriter, calculator and computer workstation.
2. Must demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations required to prepare medications.

All pharmacy technicians must be registered with the Florida Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or licensed Pharmacist Intern prior to their first day of employment.

Additional Requirement:
As a condition of employment within the Pharmacy Services Department of Shands Hospital, all employees must be accessible by telephone. This requires each employee to provide a valid telephone number to the department staff assistant in order for the department to reach them in the event of hospital need and/or emergency.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $18.82
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $22.84


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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system. We're an integral part of the University of Florida, which ranks as the nation’s Number 1 public university by the Wall Street Journal.

Our steadfast commitment to delivering top-tier clinical care leads to outstanding outcomes, consistently garnering our hospital national acclaim, including:

  • Nine of our specialties rank among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our hospital has received four consecutive Magnet® designations for high-quality nursing.
  • UF Health Shands Hospital is recognized as a Designated Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for scientific leadership in laboratory and clinical research.
  • We received an “A” on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

It's our privilege to provide exceptional, patient-centered health care that bolsters our communities and strengthens our role as the perennial health care leader in Florida.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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