Providence Health & Services Pharmacy technician -Long Term in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services - Pharmacy Elderplace (1.0 FTE, Days) to Home Service Building in Portland, OR
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We are seeking a Technician 2 Specialty Pharmacy Services - Pharmacy Elderplace 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 pharmacy.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Prepare medications ((oral, bottles or blister cards) 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 databases
Interact with patients regularly on the phone or in person about their therapy, drug and supply needs and changes in health, physician or insurance
Enter orders of new or altered prescriptions
Mix antineoplastic preparations
Intellifill Robot operation
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:
- Current Oregon Board of Pharmacy Technician registration
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Coursework/Training: Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician Program
One (1) year (2080 clock hours) of pharmacy technician experience
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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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.
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.
Job Category: Pharmacy Technician
Req ID: 313800