Job no: 242186-US
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
VET M/CEN SRVS/CS-PHARMAC
Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Health Care,
Medical, Social Services
Join the fun and fast-paced pharmacy environment, supporting the
animal patients of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC)! Launch your career by
providing technical support to the in-patient and out-patient
activities at UWVC. The position requires knowledge of sterile
product preparation, appropriate drug therapy uses, product
identification (human vs. veterinary), problem-solving abilities
and communication skills. The incumbent must be able to function
independently in the full realm of technical responsibilities, as
well as in interactions with UWVC clients and clinicians. The
position functions under the supervision of a UWVC
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
High School Diploma required; Advanced degree given
Pharmacy Technician Certification is preferred
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations. Knowledge of
standard safety and quality control practices. Basic computer
Ideal applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills,
effective teamwork and problem solving skills, and is proficient in
basic math. Previous experience working in a pharmacy and pharmacy
technician certification is preferred.
License or Certificate:
Pharmacy Technician Certification is preferred
Ability to handle and prepare sterile and non-sterile
pharmaceutical products, including but not limited to the use of
mortar and pestle and syringes. Ability to read and interpret
prescription requests accurately.
- Constant standing and walking
- Constant handling, grasping, eye/hand/foot coordination, and
- Frequent carrying up to 50 pounds
- Frequent reaching
- Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds
- Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, and
Posted at 100% FTE, Pharmacy Technician Entry and Objective
Entry level candidates are new to the pharmacy technician field
(less than two years experience) and bring minimal skills and
expertise to the position.
Objective level candidates have been employed as a pharmacy
technician for a minimum of 2 years and bring knowledge and
experience to the position.
UW Veterinary Care offers competitive wages (including night and
weekend differential, if applicable), outstanding employee benefits
), ample paid time off ( https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/leave/paid-leave/
), and financial support for continuing education and pursuing
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Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation;
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Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live,
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academics and athletics. Please see the following link for more
A878450-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CEN SRVS/CS-PHARMAC
Monday-Friday, 7:45AM - 4:15PM, with rotating weekend coverage.
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Potential for on-call hours as required by the hospital.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Begin the online application process by clicking the "" button.
Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your
experience as related to the position, current resume, as well as a
list of professional references. The cover letter should describe
your knowledge of standard safety and quality control practices,
computer skills, ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations and
math proficiency, and your communication skills. This position is
being posted at the entry and objective levels. Level and pay are
commensurate with experience.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
PHARMACY TECH - ENTRY(36401) or PHARMACY TECH - OBJ(36402)
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