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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician - Medication History *CPhT* *$1000 Sign-On Bonus* in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician - Medication History (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland , OR. This position's shift will be 8 shifts on followed by 6 shifts off. Shifts will be 10-hour shifts and work from 1:30pm to 12:00am. You will get an evening differential added to your pay!

Aside from the fantastic benefits offered by Providence, which begin on your first day of employment, we are also offering a $1000 Sign-On Bonus to eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment!

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician - Medication History that will conduct patient, family or caregiver interviews to obtain a list of medications a patient was taking prior to admission. If needed, the MHtech may utilize other data sources to further investigate and complete an accurate medication list. The medication list compiled by the MHtech will be entered into the hospital's computerized medication reconciliation program and verified by a registered pharmacist. On occasion, may perform pharmacy technician job duties as assigned.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform medication history assessments for new admissions to the hospital, providing complete information regarding each medication identified (drug, dose, route, frequency, indication for PRN, and last dose taken-date/time)

  • Verify patient allergy information and ensure complete documentation (substance, allergy category, reaction description)

  • Coordinate medication history assessment

  • Document the medication history and allergy information in the electronic medical record accurately and in a timely manner

  • Participate in performance improvement activities

  • Participate in the training of Pharmacy Technicians, Externs, and Pharmacy Students regarding home medication interviews and documentation

  • In addition to these specialized responsibilities, the Medication History Technician will also be able to function as a standard pharmacy technician

  • Assist the pharmacists in preparing and distributing drugs and maintaining drug inventory

  • Knowledge and application of hospital wide compliance policies as well as specific compliance issues for area of accountability


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician license

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program

  • Experience with current pharmacy information systems (i.e. EPIC, Pyxis applications).

  • Two (2) years of experience as a certified Pharmacy Technician in retail or inpatient setting

  • Experience working directly with patients

  • CPhT certification

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Evening

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 326841