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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician 2 - Long Term Care in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician 2 - Long Term Care (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Home Services Building in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician 2 who will perform duties relating to the filling and dispensing of medications from the pharmacy to the patient's home or appropriate facility in a prompt and accurate manner. This technician has advanced knowledge and skills in two or more specialty areas in the pharmacy.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare oral medications in bubble cards and/or vials for dispensing.

  • Complete appropriate documentation per state and federal regulations/guidelines.

  • Check inventory of drugs and solutions for outdates and removes or recycles.

  • Access Pyxis CII safe per policy.

  • Correct any discrepancies upon discovery.

  • Inform supervisor of any irresolvable discrepancies/unusual occurrences.

  • Train new personnel in respective areas of the pharmacy.

  • Provide clean and/or aseptic work area by assisting in area maintenance.

  • Assist with the shipment of medications.

  • Dispose of all waste in accordance with State and Federal regulations.

  • Perform data entry and alter prescriptions as ordered by the Physician


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician registration

  • 1 year (2080 clock hours) of pharmacy technician experience

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-Oregon (OR) Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician Program

  • Inpatient, Long Term Care or Specialty Pharmacy experience and previous experience with Pyxis CII Safe

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 256381