Pharmacy Technician I

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Little Rock, ARKANSAS
Job Type: FullTime

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Type of Position:
Other Health Care - Medical Ancillary Support

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Pharmacy Technician I/II/III supports the outpatient pharmacist with the preparation and delivery of medications to ambulatory patients or outpatient clinics. Duties supporting the outpatient pharmacy include but are not limited to operating the point of sale system, automated counting machines, working the filling queue within the dispensing software, as well as general phone or face-to-face customer service. Duties also included inventory cycle counts, receiving, and shipping. This position also supports bedside delivery on discharge, including patient education, enrollment, prescription processing/filling and delivery. The Pharmacy Technician I/II/III will work as a team member to efficiently, accurately perform day-to-day work along with any additional tasks or projects to help achieve departmental goals. According to the UAMS Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder, a Pharmacy Technician II/III may be assigned one of these specialized roles: automation, controlled substances, pharmacy buyer, investigational drugs, medication reconciliation, compounding specialist or WAM (retail) order entry, and may also support operations of the vaccine clinics.



  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Arkansas Pharmacy Technician Registration


  • National Technician Certification (PTCB)
  • Specialized Certification (i.e. Sterile Compounding Certification, Immunization Administration Certification, 340B Certification, etc.)
  • 1 year pharmacy technician experience relevant to retail pharmacy

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact  for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

Constant Physical Activity:


Frequent Physical Activity:

Feeling, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Talking, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Pulling, Pushing, Sharps, Stooping

Benefits Eligible:

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