Job Description

Payroll Title:
Cancer Center Retail Pharmacy
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#111830 Pharmacy Technician III - Oncology Specialty

Filing Deadline: Wed 10/27/2021

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This posting shall remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/27/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/06/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


UC San Diego Health, Moores Cancer Center is seeking a highly motivated pharmacy technician to work in a position covering the ambulatory oncology Specialty Pharmacy. This position will involve daily contacting of patients for their refill reminders, documenting the call in specialty software, processing oncology and non-oncology prescriptions through point of sale, setting up patients for their next refill reminder calls, and packaging the prescription for mail out or delivery.

The position will also encompass all general tasks in the outpatient pharmacy. Assists the pharmacist in the preparation of medications for patient use according to established procedures; assist in the distribution of medications; maintains skills applicable to all information systems within the pharmacy, record keeping, and billing functions; maintain inventory levels; and perform other duties as assigned including, but not limited to the following retail pharmacy technician and clerical duties-data entry, processing prescriptions, filling, inventory control and purchasing for both prescription and over-the-counter items, cashiering, greeting patients, filing of invoices and prescriptions, daily deposits and counting of tills.


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

  • Pharmacy Technician License issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of RETAIL experience is required.

  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacy terminology and calculations.

  • Proficient computer experience and accurate data entry skills.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision.


  • Oncology Pharmacy Experience.
  • Specialty Pharmacy Experience.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Experience with Epic and/or Willow Ambulatory.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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