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Pharmacy Technician

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Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Vacancy Type SHRA
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length
Title Pharmacy Technician
Band Level Journey
Working Title Pharmacy Technician
Salary Range $23,365 - $55,749
Anticipated Hiring Range $31,000.00 - $33,000.00
Salary Grade Equivalency 60
Position Number 00101434
Work Schedule TBD (likely 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. M-F and occasional Saturdays from 8-12 when needed)
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital
Department (Enter Greeting, Customer Name), This email serves as confirmation that review of PeopleAdmin action #AC170167SP is complete. The position description of record has been updated for position #00101434. The position remains classified as Pharmacy Technic
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH), established in 1983, is one of the highest rated regional academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. The mission of the Veterinary Hospital is three-fold:
1. Compassionate, state of the art specialty health care
2. Expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine
3. Ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine
With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the VH is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, nearly 35,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from College of Veterinary Medicine, specialty training for veterinary pharmacy residents and pharmacy technology students, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

Essential Job Duties

The Pharmacy Technician will provide pharmaceutical care for patients in the Veterinary Hospital (VH). Specific responsibilities include assisting with prescription processing and compounding, providing pharmaceutical care for outside prescriptions and keeping pharmaceuticals stocked in various protected areas of the hospital for in-house treatment of patients. This position will also serve as a preceptor for pharmacy technology students rotating from the Wake Technical Community College program.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Completion of an accredited nine-month Pharmacy Technician program; or high school diploma or equivalency and one year of pharmacy-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Some positions may require certification as a Pharmacy Technician.

Departmental Required Skills

Basic drug information knowledge base.

Basic pharmacy technician skills (prescription processing, compounding, customer service.)

Basic computer skills, Microsoft office knowledge.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preferred veterinary knowledge and experience.

Required License or Certification

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 10/02/2017
Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you (or will you by date of hire) possess a current Pharmacy Technician certification?
    • Yes, I currently possess a Pharmacy Technician certification.
    • No, I do not currently possess a current Pharmacy Technician certification, but will possess the certification by the time of hire.
    • No, I currently do not possess a current Pharmacy Technician certification and will not possess it by the time of hire.
  4. * Please describe your general pharmacy technician skills (prescription processing, compounding, customer service).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have pharmacy experience in a veterinary setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents