Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, Inpatient and Infusion Pharmacy, Shift Varies

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, First Shift, Pharmacy-Inpatient Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time Pharmacy Technician Supervisor for the inpatient pharmacy department at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Pharmacy Department's Pharmacy Technician Supervisor will support the University of Cincinnati Medical Center's and the Greater Cincinnati's only Level I Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs. Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, and according to standard procedure, manage, develop and plan the nonprofessional operations of the departmental services and programs. The Pharmacy Technician Supervisor is responsible for supervising pharmacy technician operations and ensuring that pharmacy technicians provide safe and timely services on a daily basis. The Pharmacy Technician Supervisor provides support to pharmacists, physicians, patients, clinical pharmacy specialists/practitioners and managers.


Supervise, coordinate, and direct operational activities within the area of responsibility:
• Ensure team members remain competent in all technical areas
• Authenticate that all technical staff obtain and maintain certifications and/or licensures as required by state and federal law and/or UC Health policy
• Assists in the resolution of problems relating to drug distribution/procurement as identified and/or referred from patients, pharmacy management, nurses, and others.
• Assign staffing responsibilities; assist in scheduling of staff department wide
• Prepare and maintain technician schedule. Update as necessary
• Assist in development and implementation of policies/procedures or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to area of responsibility
• Develop, prepare, and maintain work/activity data and summary reports for compliance

Supervise and direct human resource activities within the area of responsibility:
• Interview and recommend selected applicants for employment
• Assist in personnel orientation, training, and development
• Fosters a team environment by providing continuous feedback during orientation and training of new team members
• Evaluate personnel and give continuous feedback for technical team members
• Provide corrective action counseling or recognition, as appropriate

Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the department:
• Reviews the performance of direct reports
• Establishes productive, collaborative relationships with team members
• Participate in department and hospital continuous quality improvement processes

Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director or Director of Pharmacy Services:
• Works cooperatively with all team members; voices concerns and suggestions to appropriate persons in a positive manner
• Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, medication-use safety, security, fire safety, and infection-prevention; complies with all applicable federal/state/local laws, rules, and regulations
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director or Director of Pharmacy

Maintains competence required for current job title/position:
• Meaningfully contributes to assigned meetings
• Sustains professional competence and promotes development of self and others through participation in committees, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations
• Completes all assigned competencies/skills assessments within the expected timeframe

Ensures that the pharmacy meets or exceeds all accreditation standards (CMS, TJC, URAC, etc.) and other standards related to pharmacy:
• Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, medication-use safety, security, fire safety, and infection-prevention;
• Complies with all applicable federal/state/local laws, rules, and regulations


  • Minimum Required: High School Diploma or GED. Preferred: Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Health Administration or Public Health (MHA or MPH).
  • Must have and maintain pharmacy technician certification (Preferred: PTCB pharmacy technician certification.
  • Minimum Required: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience Hospital/Health System Pharmacy or Equivalent.
    • Preferred: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience in Hospital/Health System Pharmacy Leadership; 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience in Hospital/Health System Pharmacy or Equivalent.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at