OPS Pharmacy Technician

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Health Professions

Classification Title:

OPS Pharmacy Technician

Job Description:

The Student Health Services OPS Pharmacy Technician position works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist and assists the pharmacists in providing medication and other health care products to patients and customers of the Student Health Services Pharmacy.

  • Under the direct supervision of licensed Pharmacist, assist in preparation of filling the prescriptions.
  • Proficient interpretation of physician orders and prescription information.
  • Ability to accurately enter prescription data into the computer for processing.
  • Responsibility for ordering, stocking, and inputting new shipments of medication into the computer and returning overstock. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact with Pharmacist, nurses, physicians and support staff.
  • Ability to stock and market OTC medications.
  • Responsible for ordering and keeping adequate stock of prescriptions vials and keep vial bins filled for more efficient dispensing.
  • Keep shelves fronted, cleaned, 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.
  • 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 turning all calls relating to medical questions over to the Pharmacist.
  • Verify eligibility status of patients.
  • Conduct biannual physical inventory.
  • Contact appropriate physician when patient needs refill authorization (RAF's).   
  • Check expiration dates monthly, remove medication that will soon be outdated and reorder those that are needed and return expired medications to reverse distributor. 


Student Health Services

Hours of work:

Varies 20-25 hours a week

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Saturdays 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)

Hourly Rate:

$11.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be registered with the State of Florida, Board of Pharmacy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference may be given to candidates with 2-3 years experience working in a busy retail pharmacy environment.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with a flexible schedule and availability to work Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Additional Application Materials Requirement:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.

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: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. 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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