Job Description

Payroll Title:
Fac Prac Medicine Specialties
Hiring Pay Scale
$30.00 - $37.29 / Hour
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#124034 Pharmacy Technician III - Allergy Clinic

Initial Review Date: Wed 9/27/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/15/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/27/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, Pharmacy Technician in the Allergy Clinic will perform a full range of duties in a specialized functional area. This position entails two primary responsibilities: 1) prepare allergy serums in a USP compliant environment, and 2) performing administrative functions to address medication access issues for allergy, immunology and angioedema medications. Roles may also include but are not limited to review and processing of patient medication requests, triage of medication-related issues within the electronic health records, general support of provider and clinic staff Epic inbaskets, and other duties as assigned.


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician.

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

  • 5 years of relevant experience required.

  • Must become CSPT certified within 120 days of hire.

  • Strong knowledge of pharmacy operations, including compounding procedures and sterile techniques.

  • Strong knowledge of Epic electronic health record system and management of inbasket tasks.

  • Must be driven to self-teach with regard to a rapidly changing clinical environment.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with patients, healthcare professionals, and insurance representatives.


  • Proficiency in using pharmacy software and computer systems for order processing.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team-oriented environment.
  • Familiarity with prior authorization processes and insurance coverage verification.


  • Must be able to work various hours, hybrid and at multiple locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications required for the role of Pharmacy Technician in the Allergy Clinic. It may be modified as necessary to meet the evolving needs of the organization.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $62,640 - $77,862 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $30.00 - $37.29

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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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