University of Rochester Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician Speciality Infusion Coordinator in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 089 Pharmacy SMH




*Position Summary: *

Assist pharmacist in the maintenance of the outpatient pharmacy’s drug distribution system, with a focus on quality and accuracy, patient care, and customer service. Under supervision of a pharmacist, and consistent with state, federal and local regulations, prepare prescriptions/home infusion order and supplies for final check by pharmacist. This includes, but is not limited to, processing orders and refills through pharmacy computer system, identification of patient in-hospital billing system to obtain demographic information, entering patient information into computer system, physically preparing drug product (doses) for pharmacist, correcting online adjudication rejects that occur, coordinating deliveries, and scheduling production of home infusion products. This position will work in collaboration with outpatient clinics to complete prior authorization and coordinate patient refills with the home infusion pharmacy staff.


Assists the pharmacists in the accurate and timely processing of prescription orders.

Works in collaboration with outpatient clinics and patient discharges to manage prior authorization and determine benefit coverage for specialty home infusion therapies.

Verifies prescription information – determines accuracy of the prescription based upon information provided, obtains the correct pre-made medications, and ensures that medications are delivered to the patient in a timely manner.

Monitors inventory levels, assists in maintenance and daily ordering of drug inventory;

Coordinates with IV product production for preparation of parenteral drug therapy

Completes other duties as assigned by pharmacists or supervisor.


High school education; including at least one of the following: Certified Pharmacy technician, successful completion of a formal technician training program, three or more year’s pharmacy experience, five or more year’s healthcare related experience, associates or bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in a science or business or enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school. Detail-oriented; computer literate; math aptitude including a basic understanding of units of measure; ability to work as part of a team; prioritization capabilities, and exceptional communication and customer service skills. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required within twelve months of entering into position. Previous experience with pharmacy applications a plus. Experience in sterile IV product production and home infusion preferred. Comply with all applicable company policies, procedures, and patient protocols. Comply with all current government regulations and professional standards respecting patient care and maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

Required License/Certification:

  • National certification (PTCB) required within one year of hire.
  • Must maintain national certification
  • Certified in sterile product production provided upon hire

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician Speciality Infusion Coordinator

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 208518

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time