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Pharmacy Technician

Apply now Department: 3670009270 Lafene Student Health Center
Job no: 516040
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Health Profession, Medical, Health & Safety
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

This position exists to provide assistance with daily operation of the Pharmacy while providing good customer service. This is a regular 9-month position that runs with the academic year.


Some of the duties include but are not limited to:

Assist with dispensing of medications within the work flow. This may include data entry upon receiving prescriptions, preparation/packaging of medications, selling OTC products, dispensing medications for clinic use and providing quality customer service to patients.

Act as liaison between insurance companies/patients/LHC billing. This may include entering/updating insurance information from patients, submitting and adjudicating insurance claims within the workflow, contacting insurance companies regarding denied claims, billing out to insurance companies, and posting insurance payments.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.


Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Five years experience in a human or veterinary pharmacy. Experience dealing with insurance companies. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to interpret inventory data so that reorders of pharmaceuticals and supplies may be processed in a timely manner. Be responsible, reliable, demonstrate initiative and accomplish tasks in a professional manner.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician with the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy or be able to obtain registration upon beginning employment.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) within 12 months of appointment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$17.50 - $19.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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