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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician in Everett, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician (0.5 FTE,Variable Shift) to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA.

The Pharmacy Technician performs functions associated with the preparation, issuance and recording of unit dose, IV admixtures, floor stock, and other hospital pharmacy processing which are permitted by state regulations under the immediate supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Performs routine functions assisting the pharmacist in collecting and verifying patient medication histories.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates age specific patient care considerations for the population served.

  • Demonstrates application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PRMCE age specific care competency assessment tool.

  • Fills automated medication dispensing machines on patient care units.

  • Inventories are accurately maintained on a daily basis or as required.

  • Accurately pulls medication(s) for dispensing.

  • Responds to patient and provider inquiries.

  • Performs in person and telephone reception duties in a professional manner consistent with the core values of the organization.

  • Triages questions and consults appropriately to the Pharmacist.

  • Maintains inventory.

  • Accurately orders medications and supplies in a cost-effective manner according to par levels/usage.

  • Medication related documents are timely and accurate.

  • Routinely and accurately check stock for expired medications.

  • Ensure monthly inspections are completed in a timely manner.

  • Order transcription and set up of IV medications.

  • Aseptically prepares medications accurately per label instructions and department guidelines.

  • Ensures that work is thoroughly checked by pharmacist.

  • Certification of technique and methods of handling hazardous chemicals are kept as appropriate.

  • Strictly follows all pharmacy policies regarding chemotherapy disposal/handling.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma -OR- GED equivalent.

  • Registered with WA State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Third party billing or reimbursement

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 260192

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