Amb/Retail Pharmacist/OnCall/UKHC--Specialty Pharmacy

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/7/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Amb/Retail Pharmacist/OnCall/UKHC--Specialty Pharmacy

Requisition Number

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range
$42.09/hr - 60.71/hr

Type of Position

Position Time Status
On Call

Required Education

BS Pharmacy or Pharm D

Required Related Experience

0 yrs.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Pharmacist in Kentucky

Physical Requirements

May include sitting or standing for greater than 5 hours at a time. May require the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift up to 30 pounds.


Current operating hours of UK Specialty Pharmacy services are Monday thru Friday 730am-5pm. Hours and days of the week subject to change based on the growth and needs of the department. Shifts to be scheduled to not be more than 40 hours per week and number of hours available may vary.

Job Summary

This position will provide a variety of specialty pharmacy services aimed at improving the care for patients enrolled within the UK HealthCare Specialty Pharmacy service. This position will provide oversight of a variety of areas, including appropriateness of prescription processing, workflow improvement, mail order support, patient counseling, and coordination of prescription with clinic-based and call-center based specialty pharmacists. This position will provide a high patient-touch service while obtaining affordable access to these medications, both cornerstones of a high functioning Specialty Pharmacy.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Requires attention to detail and the ability to provide excellent customer service. Must be reliable and punctual. This position also requires teamwork, excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate effectively in English within a diverse population. Creates and maintains cultures where all staff delivers friendly, patient centered care . Must know State and Federal regulatory dispensing requirements, have attention to detail, must maintain knowledge of drug specific storage and shipping requirements, knowledge of current laws, procedures, and pharmaceutical knowledge.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Ambulatory/Retail Pharmacy Experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.