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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician I in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician I to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a full-time, day and evening shift position. Technician working hours are 8 hour shift rotations between the hours of 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM, 7 days a week. When needed, all full time technicians rotate through covering the night shift (from 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM) during vacations or leave of absences. We are seeking applicants who are available to work any day Monday-Sunday. In this position, you will have the ability to cross-train as a Medical History Pharmacy Tech.

The Acute Care Pharmacy Tech I performs duties relating to the filling and dispensing of unit dose and stock medications from the pharmacy to the nursing units and other ancillary departments in a prompt accurate manner. Fill/dispense oral and IV medications, triaging patient orders and maintaining the integrity of the Pyxis Profile System.

In this position, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare medications (extemporaneous solutions) for batches (cart fill).

  • Fill and deliver medications for both inpatients and outpatients.

  • Complete appropriate documentation per state and federal regulations/guidelines.

  • Ensure accurate, up-to-date stocking by assisting in stock and inventory control to maintain an adequate supply on hand.

  • Inventory and stock Pyxis machines on the units.

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

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

  • Determine quantity needed and package drugs purchased in bulk containers into unit dose packets.

  • May prepare sterile IV medications calculating the correct amount required to deliver the prescribed dose, measuring accurately the appropriate dose for volume and concentration of solution necessary.

  • Screen and refer phone calls and drug information requests to pharmacists as appropriate.

  • Ensure that all bar-codes are correct and functioning before releasing stock for patient use.

  • Maintain integrity of code cart replenishment process for a final Pharmacist check.

  • Train new personnel as well as students in respective areas of the pharmacy.

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

  • Access Pyxis CII safe per policy. Correct any discrepancies upon discovery. Inform supervisor of any unresolvable discrepancies/unusual occurrences.

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

  • Complete code cart and anesthesia tray replenishment.

  • Conduct unit inspections on-time per facility requirements.


Required qualifications in this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician registration

Preferred qualifications in this position include:

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program

  • Inpatient experience

  • Experience with Pyxis, Pyxis CII Safe and Epic

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.

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

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 247464