May 20, 2024

Inpatient Pharmacy Tech II Certified (Per Diem)

  • UNC Health
  • Durham, NC, USA

Job Description

Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Certified Technician’s primary duties will include sterile compounding of category 2 and category 3 products under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Additionally, this position will be part of the clean room sterilization team with a minimum requirement of 3 cleans per month. Working hours will rotate between days, evenings, and weekends.


    • Under the supervision of a pharmacist, fulfills medication and supply orders for distribution to hospitals and clinics within and/or affiliated with the health-system.
    • Compounds and/or repackages medications (sterile products, oral, topical, etc.) under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist.
    • Coordinates shipments to hospitals and clinics with multiple couriers and shipment pathways and ensures compliance with temperature requirements (i.e., cold chain, room temperature).
    • Documents pharmaceutical distribution activities for medications and equipment, quality control requirements, etc. using automated and paper systems. Ensures accuracy of data.
    • Responds to and triages requests from customers for assistance with pharmacy distribution or compounding services.
    • Supports hospital automated dispensing technology to supply correct refill medications thru targeted distribution programs.
    • Receives, restocks, and rotates inventory, and completes expiration date management.
    • Assists with training of new employees, educating them in job-specific functions.
    • Contributes to process improvement projects.
    • Participates in regulatory compliance inspection of medication storage areas, including inspections and/or controlled substance inventories, USP <797> (2023) and other regulatory documentation as required.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High school diploma or GED. Completion of an academic pharmacy technician training program preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy unless enrolled in a PharmD program.
·CPhT from PTCB or ExCPT from NHA unless enrolled in a PharmD program.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Prior pharmacy technician experience is preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Requires standing and walking for extended periods (most of an 8-hour shift). Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds repeatedly throughout the shift. Must be able to reach over head to access shelved product or for cleaning.

Other Information

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: SSC Compounding Pharmacy

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Salary Range: $17.50 - $24.63 per hour (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Durham

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care; except that, if you are currently a UNCHCS State employee already working in a designated shared services department, you may remain a UNCHCS State employee if selected for this job.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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