Pharmacy Technician

Orlando, Florida
May 24, 2023
Jul 23, 2023

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges, and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission of unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

The Opportunity:

Join the University of Central Florida (UCF) Student Health Team as a Pharmacy Technician and become part of our dedicated team that is committed to providing excellent healthcare to the community that we serve. The Pharmacy Technician position works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist and assists the pharmacists in providing medication and other healthcare products to patients and customers of the Student Health Services Pharmacy.


  • Under the direct supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, assist in the preparation of filling prescriptions. Proficient interpretation of physician orders and prescription information.

  • Ability to accurately enter prescription data into the computer for processing. Billing 3rd party insurance + PBM's, obtaining prior authorizations, formulary + reimbursement monitoring.

  • Responsible for inventory management, ordering, stocking, and inputting new shipments of medication into the computer and returning overstock items to wholesalers and reverse distributors.

  • Ability to communicate and interact with Pharmacists, nurses, physicians, and support staff (Team Players).

  • Ability to stock and market OTC medications (DAILY/WEEKLY).

  • Responsible for ordering and keeping adequate stock of prescription vials and supplies for more efficient dispensing.

  • Receive and document drug samples on a computer. Assist consultant Pharmacist in ordering and preparing for dispensation of drug orders to the Health Center. Deliver drug orders when needed (DAILY/WEEKLY). Assist in hiring and scheduling OPS Pharmacy Technicians.

  • Check expiration dates monthly, remove medication that will soon be outdated and reorder those that are needed and return expired medications to reverse distributor.

  • Assist in developing and writing policies and procedures, and developing appropriate forms (medication errors, intervention reports, etc.) as pertains to Pharmacy Technicians. Serve as an active mentor of various committees as delegated.

  • Contact the appropriate physician when a patient needs refill authorization (RAF's). Monitor nightly closing duties. Assist in the record-keeping process for Modified IIB Institutional Pharmacy (WEEKLY).

  • Keep shelves fronted, cleaned, and adequately stocked, and place new medication behind older medications.

  • Maintain and complete record keeping and filling duties.

  • Maintain efficient prescription flow. Must be able to assist in filling 300 or more prescriptions a day.

  • Monitor wait times on prescriptions.

  • Greet patients and other professionals on the phone and in person. Ensure telephone messages are legible, detailed, completed, and handled, in a timely efficient manner.

  • Ensure appropriate patient care by notifying the pharmacist of all emergencies or special attention messages.

  • Ensure appropriate patient care by turning all calls relating to medical questions over to the Pharmacist.

  • Verify the eligibility status of patients.

  • Understand the inner workings of the health center.

  • Conduct a biannual physical inventory.

  • Assist the Pharmacist by answering telephone calls.

  • Assist in orientation and training of new Pharmacists, both full-time and OPS and Pharmacy Technicians.

  • Other assignments/duties when needed. Timely completion of all required university, AHSC, and SHS training.

Minimum Qualifications:

Registered with the State of Florida, Board of Pharmacy, and 2+ years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with 2-3 years of experience working in a busy retail pharmacy environment,

  • Candidates with a flexible schedule and availability to work Saturdays and evening shifts as needed.

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

In addition to your application please submit a Cover Letter and Resume.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefits packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page and click here.

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.



Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC) - Health Center Operations

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, within the hours of 8:00am-6:30pm with occasional Saturdays, 10:00am-3:00pm (8-hour shifts/40 hours per week). Hours are subject to change due to operational needs, special projects, and emergencies.

Type of Appointment


Expected Salary

$17.64 to Negotiable

Job Posting End Date

Veteran's Preference:

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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