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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician 1 - West Portland Retail in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an Pharmacy Technician 1 - West Portland Retail (1.0 FTE, Days) to Saint Vincent Mob East Pavillion in Portland, OR. This position will typically work M-F, 5 8-hour shifts starting as early as 7:30am and ending as late as 7:30pm. This position also has rotating weekends, the frequency of which varies based on need.

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We are seeking an Pharmacy Technician 1 - West Portland Retail who will perform all typical duties of a retail pharmacy staff technician as defined by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy and local pharmacy drug outlet procedures. Fills physician orders for patient medications under a Registered Pharmacist's supervision. Communicate with and service the needs of the Retail Pharmacy clientèle.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Receive new written prescriptions or refill requests from patients and clarify patient and prescriber information

  • Fill prescriptions and place them in baskets with bulk drug bottle used for dispensing verification and final check by pharmacist

  • Accurately input patient demographics, allergy, medical conditions, and billing information and verifies current eligibility for non-electronic billing methods

  • Check reasonableness of billing before inputting prescriptions

  • Assist in maintaining adequate inventory by ordering products as they are used or needed including over the counter medications

  • Restock bins for vials, bottles and jars

  • Check in received orders and do returns to suppliers

  • Maintain current awareness of and complies with the Quality Management programs, including awareness of current monitors and participates as indicated

  • Ensure patients identified by policy are consulted by pharmacist

  • Answer phones in a timely manner and sorts multiple phone calls in a friendly and efficient manner

  • Refer to pharmacist as appropriate

  • Acknowledge customers presence as they reach the counter and help them in a friendly and efficient way

  • Meet customer service excellence standards


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician license

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

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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: 324796