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Providence Pharmacy Technician 1- Retail - Credena Health in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician 1- Retail (Lakeshore Pharamcy, Variable, 1.0) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • 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.

  • Maintains 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. Refers 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:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Individual technicians are required to be certified by the National Certification exam (PTCB or ExCPT) as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

  • The technician must have a current license to practice as a pharmacy technician in the state of Montana

  • Upon hire: Valid Montana State Driver's License and current insurance.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Graduation of Pharmacy Tech program

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 287026