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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Department Summary

The University Health Service Pharmacy is an on campus pharmacy, as part of the medical team. at the University Health Service.  We serve the MCommunity of Faculty, Staff, and Students of the University of Michigan.

Job Summary

To participate in prescription dispensing processes such as patient profiling and the preparing, packaging, and labeling of various pharmaceuticals in order to fill written prescriptions, under the supervision of a Pharmacist.



95% Core Pharmacy Responsibilities:

  • Perform various technical aspects of ambulatory prescription dispensing processes including patient profiling, product measurement, packaging, compounding, counting, and labeling.
  • Use Pharmacy Computer system to perform various prescription dispensing processes including patient profiling, prescription profiling,  and refilling prescriptions orders.
  • Respond to Pharmacy telephone inquiries referring them to appropriate professional staff, fielding patient requests and concerns, and exhibiting excellent communication skills.
  • Perform calculations and/or prepare, compound, package, and label non-sterile pharmaceuticals and supplies.
  • Assist in the acquisition and maintenance of appropriate inventories of pharmaceuticals and supplies.
  • Assist in various third party prescriptions insurance processes.
  • Responsible for pharmacy payments by cashiering.

5% Supplemental Responsibilities:

  • Support the pharmacy students interns with academic development.
  • Assist in the training and orientation to new Pharmacy staff.
  • Assist in assurance of compliance with Quality Improvement, federal and state regulations, and safety programs.
  • Under the direction of Pharmacy Manager/ Pharmacist in Charge, or designee, assist in the development, revision and implementation of unit policies, procedures and programs.
  • Participate in conferences, staff development programs and workshops for Pharmacy Technician discipline in order to meet licensure requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Michigan
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of ambulatory prescription processes

Desired Qualifications*

  • Completion of Pharmacy Technician certificate training program
  • Previous experience in technical aspects of ambulatory prescription processes
  • Familiarity with pharmacy computer systems
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills
  • Cashiering experience

Additional Information

Position Criteria:

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working under time constraints and pressures
  • The ability to work in diverse and collaborative environment

Financial/Budgetary Responsibility

  • Cashiering and accounting for prescription copays and prescription totals
  • Accounting of product, inventory, budgetary restraints of inventory costs
  • Inventory usage and limits on stock

Working conditions

Position is for Monday through Friday standard hours. 

Physical requirements

  • The ability remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time and or do repetitive tasks
  • Transport objects weighing up to twenty (20) pounds on a regular basis

This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.

 $34,600 - $37,200 - Salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and education of selected candidate

Relocation will not be offered for this position. 



Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.