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Providence Health & Services Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services - Home Services Specialty Pharmacy (1.0 FTE,

Rotating/Variable) to Home Services Building in Portland, OR.

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We are seeking a Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services - Home Services Specialty Pharmacy that will perform duties

relating to the filling and dispensing of medications from the pharmacy to the patient's home or appropriate facility in a

prompt and accurate manner. This technician has advanced knowledge and skills in two or more specialty areas in the


In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare medications (oral, injectable or IV solutions) for dispensing

  • Complete appropriate documentation per state and federal regulations/guidelines

  • Monitor patient transfers and discharges to assure continuance/discontinuance of patient medications

  • Assist in stock and inventory control to maintain an adequate supply on hand

  • Check inventory of drugs and solutions for outdates and removes or recycles

  • Access Pyxis CII safe per policy

  • Correct any discrepancies upon discovery. Informs supervisor of any irresolvable discrepancies/unusual occurrences

  • Train new personnel in respective areas of the pharmacy

  • Provide clean and/or aseptic work area by assisting in area maintenance

  • Assist with the shipment of medications

  • Dispose of all waste in accordance with State and Federal regulations

  • Functionally support at least two additional practice areas or additional specialty areas:

  • Environmental Testing/Monitoring - Oversee USP 797 compliance

  • Quality Improvement Efforts - Assist in continued regulatory readiness and/or actively leads/monitors department

improvement efforts

  • Database Management/Maintenance - Support informatics personnel through specialized knowledge of respective


  • Interact with patients regularly on the phone or in person about their therapy, drug and supply needs and changes in

health, physician or insurance

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

  • Enter orders of new or altered prescriptions

  • Mix antineoplastic preparations

  • Intellifill Robot operation

  • Accuflex Robot super user

  • Pyxis narcotic safe/Cubie replenishment super user

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

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


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • 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.

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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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 298253