Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician - On-Call - Valdez, AK in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician to perform technical duties related to pharmaceutical care under the supervision and oversight of a licensed Pharmacist. Accurately and productively fills and delivers routine orders using various unit dose systems, and computer based order entry and billing systems. The pharmacy technician does not supervise other employees, but may provide guidance to less experienced personnel.

In this position you will:

  • Monitor stock and inventory of all pharmaceutical supplies in the pharmacy and the nurses station narcotics cabinet and Emergency Room.

  • Maintain the formulary. This entails communicating proactively with the medical staff in developing, maintaining and updating the medications on stock.

  • Orient new staff to the pharmacy and provides continuing education in providing pharmacy services to ensure competency of staff.

  • Provide written feedback regarding Quality Improvement Issues and ensures compliance with the Quality Management reviews.

  • Develop and maintains public relations both internally with patients, physicians and co-workers, and externally with visitors and community members to promote a positive Medical Center image.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • State of Alaska Pharmacy Technician License.

  • BLS or the ability to attain certification within 90 days of date of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in an approved pharmacy technician program.

  • Prior experience in hospital or pharmacy settings.

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 141867