Pharmacy Assistant

Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA4.4

To assist the pharmacist in the daily operation of the hospital pharmacy by preparing, delivering and charging medications ordered by clinicians. Performance of various technical and clerical duties to ensure accurate professional and lawful execution of standards established by the State Board of Pharmacy for clinical and hospital operations. Students encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:
Previous work experience in veterinary health care and/or previous technical pharmacy experience; Experience in data entry; Knowledge of medical terminology; Proficient computer and math skills; Knowledge of veterinary pharmaceuticals; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to organize work by tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:
National Pharmacy Technician Certification (or eligible) preferred; Courses in animal science or biology at college level desirable.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Other (Describe Below) Must have a conviction check: Yes Describe Other:
This position may be considered essential and required report to work during emergency and inclement weather closings. Hours of work to be discussed during interview.

Employment Comments: How to Apply for this Job:
For a full description of the position, the requirements, and to apply, please go to To be considered, applicants MUST apply on-line to posting SW0180897, by the close date of December 18, 2018. If you have any questions please call our HR Service Center @ 540-231-9331 or email the HR Service Center at

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage If restricted or temporary, enter end date: FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year Percent Employment: Part-time If part time, enter Percent Time: 75 Pay Band: 2 Pay Range: Pay band 2-Wage;Commensurate with experience Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital Work Location: Blacksburg Location, if not Blacksburg: Location Zip Code: 24060 Work Schedule: To be determined Posting Date: 12/06/2018 Review Begin Date: Job Close Date: 12/18/2018 Restricted to university employees only? No Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.