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Pharmacy Assistant - IE

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Position Information

Working Title Pharmacy Assistant - IE
Posting Number J1083
Position Type
Position Status Part Time
College/Division Wellness, Orientation and Multicultural Engagement
Department 300016 - Student Health Serv
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $7.50 - $8.00

Position Summary Information

General Information

The pharmacy assistant will perform tasks that assist the pharmacist and pharmacy technician and maximize the efficiency of the pharmacy. Assisting with sales of over-the-counter products and entering sales information into the electronic inventory and accounting system will be the primary activities. Our goal is to cover Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Interested students who can cover part or all of that time should apply.

Employment will be through Spring Semester with no hours during exam weeks, Spring Break, or when the University is closed.

HIPPA, OSHA, and MEDICAT (Electronic Medical Record) training is required and will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Understand and maintain 100% patient confidentiality.
2. Enter customer information and sales data into the electronic inventory and accounting system.
3. Handle sales of over-the-counter medications when necessary.
4. Assist with order processing and stocking.
5. Work with pharmacy staff to maintain and update inventory records.

  • Ability to learn how to use the Electronic Medical Record
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Pharmacy Tech certification is preferred
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

Candidate must be a JMU student in order to apply.

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 11/30/2017
Beginning Review Date 12/07/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 01/08/2018
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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