Providence Health & Services Oncology Technician - Centralia in Centralia, Washington
Providence is calling a Oncology Technician (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Days) to work in the Pharmacy at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA
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The Oncology Technician will support and assist in the coordination of Pharmacy Services activities including preparation of sterile compounds both hazardous and non hazardous using aseptic technique, compounding pharmacy maintenance and scheduled cleanings, inventory management of drugs and infusion supplies, ordering, stocking and receiving of medications and supplies, processes specialty orders, and maintains and stocks pyxis under the supervision of Pharmacy Technician Supervisor/pharmacist.
In this position you will:
Customer service and teamwork responsibilities:
Take initiative to help others
Follow through on commitments
Share information effectively with co-workers
Good verbal communications skills; communicates without appearing rushed
Resolve conflicts in an effective manner
Coordinate work with others
Demonstrate respect for co-workers from all disciplines
Cooperate with other departments
Establish good rapport with medical staff
Act in caring manner
Use organizational knowledge and common sense
Is willing to learn
Consider others’ viewpoints in resolving issues
Position Specific Expectations:
Prepare, compound and dispense hazardous/chemotherapy and non-hazardous intravenous medications following policies and procedures which are compliant with current legal and regulatory agencies, including Washington State Board of Pharmacy, USP 797/800, NIOSH, and OSHA.
Complete initial competency assessment requirements; successfully completes annual competency assessment exams
Prioritize work effectively
Contribute to quality improvement activities and helps implement change
Answer the phone calls; uses appropriate and courteous phone etiquette
Attend and participates in team meetings
Maintain Pharmacy inventory
Support and assist the pharmacist in the coordination of pharmacy services
Compound drug regimens as ordered by providers under pharmacist supervision.
Clean and maintain compounding pharmacy in conjunction with other pharmacy staff
Use of technology/computers:
Generate required reports
Proper usage of surveillance programs (Simplifi, Veriform)
Utilize fax machine, photocopier
Knowledge of vendor programs for ordering
Quality of work:
Perform job functions with minimum errors
Document the services provided in patient’s chart using EPIC.
Observe and follow all safety standards
Complete tasks in timely manner
Perform required tasks in appropriate time frame
Is aware of workload and prioritizes effectively
Take initiative during slow times to help other co-workers, start preparing for future tasks, and other incidental duties
Perform/participate in team activities/goal attainment
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Successful Completion of a State Recognized Pharmacy Tech Program -AND- Successful passing of a PTCB or NHA
Current Washington State Pharmacy technician license
Current National Certification
One (1) year of experience as a pharmacy technician in an outpatient, ambulatory care, or hospital setting and completion of a technician training program, with a demonstrated ability to learn technical skills
One (1) year of experience as a sterile compounding technician
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Oncology compounding experience with proven competency
Knowledge of USP <797> and <800> compounding regulations
Effective interpersonal skills
Perform work independently with minimal supervision
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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Job Category: Pharmacy Technician
Req ID: 308560