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Pharmacists

UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services is a place of teamwork where you can positively impact patient care on a daily basis. You will be challenged to grow your skills as pharmacists when working within the healthcare teams. You are also immersed in an academic setting where research projects and teaching experiences are readily available. You will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy residents and pharmacy students as well. If you are interested in an employment opportunity at UK HealthCare, we encourage you to explore the possibilities. View open positions

Pharmacy technicians

Pharmacy technicians are an important member of the healthcare team and work with pharmacists in providing patient care. UK HealthCare Pharmacy Service has advanced roles for pharmacy technicians, allowing for career development. Our technicians have the opportunity to work in one of our inpatient pharmacies, specialty pharmacy, or retail pharmacies.  Interested in an employment opportunity at UK HealthCare? View open positions

Pharmacy residency program

UK HealthCare offers several pharmacy residencies in many different areas of practice including:

  • Post Graduate Year One
  • Administration
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medication Use Safety
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Specialty Pharmacy

While the program focuses on enhancing patient care skills, residents are encouraged to develop their communication skills by teaching PharmD students in classroom lectures, and pharmacotherapy breakout groups. There is also a robust support system for research projects. Learn more about the program.

  • Ordering Medications for Clinics

    When ordering medications for your clinics, please follow the procedure below:

    Fax requests

    Locate and print your clinic form. Hand-write your own order if necessary with contact information and account number. Fax all requests to 859-257-4656 

    Clinic or Unit-Specific Forms »

    Drug Category-Specific Forms »

    Phone requests

    Call 859-218-5556. Leave a message if no answer; we will respond as quickly as possible to all requests.

    Pickup

    1. Prescription Pads and RX Writer Printer paper – Must have Medical Center ID badge for pickup.
    2. Please have clinic account number ready for orders to be processed accurately. 
    3. All orders will be processed and ready for pick up through the new Chandler Central Pharmacy in Pavilion A, room A.03.101. 

    Note

    All requests should allow 24 hours. Please specify if you need orders immediately. Deliveries are made every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for on-campus locations (within Chandler Hospital or within the Kentucky Clinic Building) for all orders received that haven’t been picked up. For off-campus locations unless other arrangements are made, Pharmacy will utilize UK’s contract courier vendor.

    We do NOT accept email requests at this time.

    Primary contact: Holly Abner, CPhT 

    Secondary contact: Paulette Bryan, CPhT 

    Pharmacy - Central Distribution Center 
    UK Chandler Hospital 
    Room Pavilion A.03.101 
    Lexington KY 40536 

    Phone: 859-218-5556 

    Fax: 859-257-4656