Student Employee-OPC Pharmacy

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Student Employee-OPC Pharmacy

Requisition ID




Position Type

Temporary Full-Time


ICE PTSL Outpatient OP C

Post End Date






The Student Employee assists the pharmacy service with patient outreach, prescription fulfillment and prior authorizations for patients enrolled in the patient management program. This position is an educational training position for pharmacy students. This position can be utilized in Outpatient Pharmacy, Specialty and Retail.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered commensurate with experience. Student positions are not eligible for benefits.









Accurately fills orders and complies with all the requirements of URAC accreditation.

Responsible for pharmacy medications and office supplies, mailing of patient's medications and assisting patient/other hospital employees with medication refills.

Excellent interpersonal relationship skills in dealing with patients, caregivers and providers.

Packages shipments appropriately for room temperature and cold chain shipments.

Processes prior authorizations for specialty medications in a timely manner.

Calculates medication possession ratio to correctly determine patient need.

Documents in the electronic medical record in a profession and accurate manner.

Manages the patient calendars accurately.

Claims adjudication and resolution.

Financial assistance for specialty medications.









Minimum Qualifications:

Must be enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy.

Must hold pharmacy intern licensure/certification or be eligible for registration as a pharmacy intern by the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.







Physical Requirements



Stand: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Continuously

Taste or smell: Occasionally

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently

Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment

Noise Level: Moderate

Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity

Hazards: Chemical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 2991812

Posted On: Jul 22, 2021

Updated On: Jul 30, 2021