Pharmacy Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Pharmacy Assistant
Role Title: Direct Service Associate II
Posting Number: SW0170855
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

To assist the pharmacist in the daily operation of the hospital pharmacy by preparing, delivering and charging medications ordered by clinicians. Performance of various technical and clerical duties to ensure accurate professional and lawful execution of standards established by the State Board of Pharmacy for clinical and hospital operations. The posting will remain open, until filled.

Required Qualifications:

Previous work experience in veterinary health care and/or previous technical pharmacy experience; Experience in data entry; Knowledge of medical terminology; Proficient computer and math skills; Knowledge of veterinary pharmaceuticals; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to organize work by tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

National Pharmacy Technician Certification (or eligible) preferred; Course work in Animal Science or Biology at college level.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

This position may be considered essential and required report to work during emergency and inclement weather closings. Hours of work to be discussed during interview.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position, the requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu. To be considered, applicants MUST apply on-line to posting number SW0170855. Review of applications will begin on November 09, 2017 and the posting will remain opened until filled. If you have any questions please call our HR Service Center at 540-231-9331 or email the HR Service Center at HRServiceCenter@vt.edu.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time: 75
Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24060
Work Schedule: To be determined/discussed during interview
Posting Date: 10/26/2017
Review Begin Date: 11/09/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/80999

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