Pharmacy Technician I - Pharmacy Storeroom (Full-Time)

Duke Health | Durham, NC, United States

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Posted Date 6/17/2022
Description Duke University Hospital

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Work Location: Pharmacy Storeroom, Duke University Hospital- Durham, NC

Working hours:

  • Monday-Friday
    • 5 weeks: 1st shift (6:30am – 3:00pm)
    • 1 week: 2nd shift (3:00pm – 11:30pm)
  • Saturday & Sunday
    • Every 6th week (5:00am – 1:30pm)

Position Summary: This individual performs medication ordering, receiving, storage, and distribution duties to support the Department of Pharmacy’s role in ensuring safe medication use and appropriate inventory to provide for the medication needs of the hospital. This individual will work 5 weeks (M-F) of 1st shift followed by 1 week (M-F) of 2nd shift. First shift is 6:30am-3pm. Second shift is 3pm-11:30-pm. He/she will also work 1 weekend (5am-1:30pm Sat & Sun) every 6th week.

Specific duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide exemplary customer service
  • Appropriate utilization of the Omnicell WorkflowRx software and associated carousel hardware
  • Appropriate execution of supplemental pharmaceutical and supply orders
  • Accurately fill and deliver departmental and interdepartmental requisitions
  • Independently identify appropriate storage conditions for pharmaceuticals, consistent with manufacturer labeling
  • Comply with OSHA, NIOSH, USP <797> and USP <800> regulations for the safe handling of hazardous medications
  • Consistently adhere to first-in first-out methodology for inventory distribution
  • Collaborate with team members to surpass customer expectations
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent communication skills; customer service experience; organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Pharmacy Tech I: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an accredited pharmacy technician-training program. or Acceptance into pharmacy school. or High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.
  • Pharmacy Tech II: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an accredited pharmacy technician-training program. or Acceptance into pharmacy school. or High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.


  • Pharmacy Tech I: N/A
  • Pharmacy Tech II: Minimum of one years related experience.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

  • Pharmacy Tech I: Must be registered with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy within the first 180 days.
  • Pharmacy Tech II: North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration is required. Pharmacy Technician certification is required from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or The Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Employment Type
Full time
Healthcare & Public Health | Pharmaceutical

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