Pharmacy Technician

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7111497 (Ref.No. ta222643)
Posted: September 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join our team.


  • Prepares compounds using aseptic techniques and dispenses medications, intravenous medications, and chemotherapy according to physician's orders
  • Responsible for following all applicable laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Responsible for reporting safety issues and errors in a timely matter to supervisor
  • Researches, reviews, and replies to a wide range of correspondence and written inquiries regarding dispensing, inventory management, and storage of study provided drugs (Investigational Drug Services only)
  • Obtains pharmaceuticals via Patient Assistance and Medication Assistance Programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies; keeps abreast with manufacturers Patient and Medication Assistance Programs; distributes all indigent pharmaceutical inventories to appropriate volunteer Pharmacies; interviews referred patients to obtain qualification status
  • Completes all required initial and ongoing training assigned by the department, OU Physicians, and OU Health
  • May be required to assist with training new employees or pharmacy students
  • Contributes to the operations of special projects
  • May assist in documenting cost savings and assist with funding from local hospitals
  • Maintains adequate and accurate inventory of drugs and supplies
  • Ensures drugs are stored under proper conditions and removed from inventory upon expiration
  • Unpacks shipments and receives drugs into inventory system
  • Performs related duties as assigned or as required to successfully fulfill function of the position

Job Requirements

Education: High School diploma or GED
Experience: 12 months experience in a pharmacy, retail, medical, or customer service setting
Certifications/ Licenses: Pharmacy Technician Permit issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy or eligible to receive the permit within 90 days of hire.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs: Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Office/clerical or administrative experience to include answering the telephone, filing, making copies, computer/data entry, greeting and assisting the public
Preferred: Pharmacy and/or prior authorization experience
Working Conditions: 
  • Physical: Must be able to work on feet, or sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Environmental: Standard outpatient pharmacy and/or office

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.  

Diversity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.