Pharmacy Technician - Outpatient/SMH

Rochester, NY


UR Medicine Pharmacy is seeking Pharmacy Technicians and Technicians-in-Training for its Outpatient Pharmacy program. This role is a great way to begin a career in healthcare with free, on-the-job, paid training available for qualified candidates.

The Outpatient Pharmacy is a very busy place in Strong Memorial Hospital, filling over 12,000 prescriptions every month. It serves patients, employees and students of the University of Rochester and offers prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.

  • The Outpatient Pharmacy is located at Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

  • Current openings offer a Full-Time schedule of 40 hours per week

What does a Pharmacy Technician do?

The Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacist with the preparation of medications. Based on the work location, responsibilities may include processing orders through the pharmacy computer system, entering patient information into the computer system, filling medication carts, and physically preparing drug doses for a Pharmacist’s review and final check prior to delivery to patient care areas.

Pharmacy Technician Requirements :

  • For those interested in training to become a Pharmacy Technician, our program only requires a High School diploma or equivalent!

  • For those with prior Pharmacy experience, we also offer opportunities to become Certified Pharmacy Technicians!

  • Please note that Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification is required within 12 months of entering into position, if not already certified.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 17.00 - $ 22.10 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time