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UAB Medicine

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024
Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000S2)


Pay Range: $16.00 - $17.20 / hour
- Increases are made through merit-based programs, certifications, and our Technician Retention Step-Program.
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:
UAB Pharmacy supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:
Full-Time, Part-Time, 7on/7off, and Flexi/PRN shifts

Job Highlights:
Our team of approximately 150 pharmacists and 150 technicians work together to support pharmacy operations and serve a diverse patient population with compassion and clinical expertise. As a pharmacy technician at UAB Medicine, you’ll be an integral part of the pharmacy team. Pharmacy technicians work directly with pharmacists and have a variety of responsibilities that support patient care at UAB Hospital. Duties may include preparing sterile IV medications, filling medication order requests, filling automated dispensing cabinets, compounding non-sterile medications and preparing prescription orders. Whether you are a career technician or looking to gain exposure to health care opportunities, you’ll find the
UAB Department of Pharmacy to be a dynamic, diverse, and close-knit workplace, where you form positive relationships with colleagues.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To perform duties in the pharmacy department that do not require a licensed professional including processing and delivering medication, ordering and issuing products and receiving and ordering supplies. May be required to prepare sterile products.

  • Assists pharmacist with dispensing activities. Assists with inventory control. Maintains adequate drug supplies necessary to support daily operations.
  • 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 the correct drug name, strength, lot number, expiration date and barcode are labeled correctly. Ensures the pharmacist verifies the unit dose medication prior to placing it in stock.
  • Ensures medications are delivered and distributed to correct patient care area or Automated Medication Management System (AMMS) in a timely manner. Observes established guidelines. Ensures Pyxis medications are loaded properly.
  • Fills and delivers controlled substances to and from designated patient care areas according to established guidelines. Maintains correct controlled substance counts and resolves discrepancies as necessary.
  • Prepares sterile products as necessary following proper protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Licenses / Certifications / Registrations 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.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Pharmacy


: 707502000 TKC Pharmacy

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts