Pharmacy Technician - Keck Medicine of USC Specialty Pharmacy

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC's School of Pharmacy is accepting applications for a Pharmacy Technician at the USC Specialty Pharmacy.  This individual is responsible for distribution aspect of pharmacy operations. Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Order entry in dispensing software
  • Drug receipt, invoice/PO verification, assuring orderly stock
  • Order fulfillment
  • Order shipment
  • Shipment follow up, trouble shooting, error resolution
  • Ensuring sufficient shipping supply stock and maintaining organization in the shipping facility
  • Payment processing
  • Scheduling calls
  • Answering telephones and addressing patient concerns
  • Other tasks as assigned by management

Work that requires use of a computer keyboard for 80% of the day.

Work that involves exerting up to 25 lbs. of force to lift, carry, push or pull objects 5% of the day.

Minimum education: high school

Minimum experience: 2 years working at a community pharmacy

Minimum field of expertise: pharmacy technician license

Preferred knowledge: third party billing, Medicare Part B billing, prior authorizations, TARs

Preferred experience: specialty pharmacy, CernerEMR, NewLeaf dispensing software, cold chain shipping


Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training Minimum Experience: 1 year Minimum Field of Expertise: Completion of accredited pharmacy technician training program or equivalent experience as per Board of Pharmacy technician regulations, sec. 1793.4. Knowledge of pharmacy law, rules, regulations, pharmacology & medical terminology, manufacturing procedures. Valid Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Registration, State of California.
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