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Pharmacy Technician

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

Medical Services invites applications for a Pharmacy Technician! This position is responsible for the data entry, filling, and billing of prescriptions at the pharmacy along with sterile compounding preparations with a pharmacist final check. In addition, this assignment includes working with various pharmacy benefit managers (insurance claims) to ensure accurate billing along with reimbursement.

The technician also will work directly with patients and provide outstanding customer service. The pharmacy technician provides support to the pharmacists as needed, along with assistance in training and working with pharmacy students.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Medical Services staff understand and are committed to the unique health concerns of our student population, making us an unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness! The Medical Clinic provides a wide range of health care services for students including: primary care for illnesses and injuries, as well as chronic conditions, physicals, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, allergy shots, vaccinations, travel health care, and concussion care.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Prescription Filling
  • Use pharmacy software system to enter data, bill prescriptions, and fill prescriptions efficiently and accurately, providing direct patient contact along with exceptional customer service.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws including having all prescriptions checked by a licensed pharmacist and perform opening and end-of-day duties.
Insurance Claim Resolution
  • Connect with Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to resolve claim issues and accurately bill and adjudicate pharmacy claims in a timely manner.
Purchasing and Inventory
  • Use pharmaceutical wholesaler order system to purchase medications for the pharmacy and track the cost of purchases to ensure fiscal responsibility.
  • Supervise the par levels (minimums and maximums) of retail items to maintain adequate supplies and maintain accurate inventory records of prescription drugs.
What You Should Know

This position is anticipated to work on-campus full-time.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range is $18-20 per hour for 0-2 years of related experience and $21-22 per hour for 2+ years of relevant experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require
  • Current, valid certification or provisional certification as a Pharmacy Technician from the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy.
What You Will Need
  • Outstanding customer service skills, attention to detail, flexibility, and continual improvement. Organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and thrive in a team environment.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Experience in retail or community pharmacy operations.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. A current resume.
  2. Optional: A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by February 2, 2022 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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