Providence Health & Services Retail Pharmacy Technician I in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Retail Pharmacy Technician I (Medical Arts Pharmacy, 1.0, Day shift) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

In this position you will:

  • Perform technical duties related to pharmaceutical care under the direct supervision of a licensed Pharmacist.

  • Use excellent customer service skills and communication to assist patients when dropping off or picking up prescription orders.

  • Accurately and productively assist the pharmacist in the prescription filling process and with compliance of local, state, federal, and company regulations as necessary.

  • Prioritize work duties to ensure efficiency and customer satisfaction at all times.

  • Utilize technical skills in performance of daily operations which may include accurate updating of patient profiles in software and computer entry of new and refill prescriptions, assist the pharmacist with filling prescription orders, accurate use of cash register, answering telephone calls, assisting the pharmacist with filling and maintenance of automation.

  • Collaborate with team members to utilize resources efficiently to ensure customer service is the top priority.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Pharmacy Technician Licensure in the State of Alaska; must submit current, valid and original Alaska Pharmacy Technician license at time of hire, copies of the license as well as the wallet card verification are not acceptable

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • National certification

  • 6 months experience working as a technician in a retail or hospital pharmacy

  • Knowledge of drug names, generic and trade, drug strengths, and dosage forms

  • Insurance billing knowledge

  • Knowledge of computer operations and insurance systems

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 168707