Job Description

Payroll Title:
Outpatient Pharmacy
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Kearny Mesa
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113819 Pharmacy Shipping Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Wed 2/9/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/11/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/21/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision of the pharmacy manager, daily shipping of medications to patients, testing and validating our cold chain medication shipping practices, EPIC prescription order entry, POS sales of prescriptions via EPIC stored credit cards.Duties also include filling delivery ticket orders, staging compound worksheets, pulling the necessary ingredients, packing supplies and medication for Dynamex or Fedex delivery. Coordinates delivery via courier service. Equipment cleaning and testing. Procurement of a wide variety of medical and pharmacy supplies for areas under the purview of the UCSD Specialty Pharmacy Service. Maintains daily control over pharmacy supply inventory stock. Assists in verifying invoices and authorizing payments. Maintains and assists in required record keeping for supply purchasing activities.


  • Three (3) years of performing Outpatient Pharmacy related knowledge around duties that include medication shipping and distribution and prescription order entry.

  • Demonstrated fundamental knowledge of procurement practices and procedures.

  • Demonstrated general knowledge of vendor sourcing and negotiation techniques.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with departments, staff, and vendors.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Customer service oriented and team focused.


  • Knowledge of warehouse duties in a Outpatient Pharmacy environment.
  • Shipping experience: FedEx / UPS.
  • Basic understanding of medications.
  • Basic understanding of health insurance.
  • Familiar with UCSD systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Medical terminology training and/or certificate. Experience with Epic.


  • 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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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