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Providence Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services - Home Services Specialty Pharmacy in Portland, Oregon


The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

Prepares medications (oral, injectable or IV solutions) for dispensing.

Completes appropriate documentation per state and federal regulations/guidelines.

Monitors patient transfers and discharges to assure continuance/discontinuance of patient medications.

Assists in stock and inventory control to maintain an adequate supply on hand.

Checks inventory of drugs and solutions for outdates and removes or recycles.

Accesses Pyxis CII safe per policy. Corrects any discrepancies upon discovery. Informs supervisor of any irresolvable discrepancies/unusual occurrences.

Trains new personnel in respective areas of the pharmacy.

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

Assists with the shipment of medications.

Disposes of all waste in accordance with State and Federal regulations.

Functionally supports at least two additional practice areas or additional specialty areas:

• Environmental Testing/Monitoring - Oversees USP 797 compliance.

• Quality Improvement Efforts - Assists in continued regulatory readiness and/or actively leads/monitors department improvement efforts.

• Database Management/Maintenance - Supports informatics personnel through specialized knowledge of respective databases.

• Interacts with patients regularly on the phone or in person about their therapy, drug and supply needs and changes in health, physician or insurance.

• Prepares IV preparations regularly including TPNs using the compounder and/or level one through three manual mixes.

• Enter orders of new or altered prescriptions.

• Mixes antineoplastic preparations.

• Intellifill Robot operation.

• Accuflex Robot super user.

• Pyxis narcotic safe/Cubie replenishment super user.

• Acts as Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) for Patient Specialty Management Program (PSMP).

• Coordinates patient web portal management and/or patient co-pay assistance programs.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician registration

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

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician Program

  • Inpatient, Long Term Care or Specialty Pharmacy experience

  • 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

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: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 350020