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University of Virginia Pharmacy Technician General - Inpatient Pharmacy in Charlottesville, Virginia

Prepares and delivers medications to patients and/or nursing units under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist/licensed independent practitioner.

This position is listed for a Pharmacy Technician General. Applicants with prior hospital or health system pharmacy experience may be eligible for Cross-Trained or Specialist positions with a higher pay range.

The UVA Health System Pharmacy Technician Training Program is here to help you start a career as a registered pharmacy technician. Our program, which partners with Pharmacy Technician University, will give you all of the skills and knowledge you need to be a versatile, effective pharmacy technician in a variety of settings including hospital and retail pharmacy. Training is provided on the job, and you’ll receive pay and benefits while completing the program requirements. Classroom and experiential training will take place at UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville.

Training includes:

• Online classroom training through Pharmacy Technician University

• Experiential training in our state-of-the-art community pharmacy

• Preparation for passing the national certification exam

Candidates accepting a position will continue in their role as an inpatient pharmacy technician after completing the program and achieving their Virginia registration. Candidates must complete Pharmacy Technician University and achieve registration within 6 months of employment.

Any questions about the program should be directed to Lloyd Evans, Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor (JLE2G@virginia.edu) or Justin Vesser, Program Director (JLV2J@virginia.edu).

  • Fills and delivers medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist/licensed independent practitioner.

  • Ensures adequate supplies are available for continuous patient care.

  • Participates in the training of new employees.

  • Uses appropriate computers for entry of patient information and label generation.

  • Ensures quality assurance is maintained according to departmental and legal requirements.

  • Operates automated dispensing devices/repackaging machine/robots/pumps.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $14.20 - $22.01 Hourly


Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent

Experience: No experience required

Licensure: Registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy within 6 months of hire required.


Job requires standing for prolonged periods. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson’s vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.

The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.

The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.