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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

  • Communication/Professionalism:

  • Share information effectively with co-workers

  • Listen well

  • Good verbal communications skills; communicates without appearing rushed

  • Interpersonal Abilities:

  • 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

  • Compassion:

  • Act in caring manner

  • Problem solving:

  • 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

  • Productivity:

  • 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

  • Development:

  • 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

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 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 308560