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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician Ambulatory- Pharmaceutical Care Clinic in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling an Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

The Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician is a clinical position that assists the ambulatory clinical pharmacist in patient care. This caregiver will facilitate obtaining histories from patients, performing follow up to ensure positive outcomes and facilitate clinic activities and workflows that help the clinical pharmacy department meet ministry initiatives. This position plays a key role in maintaining a high level of patient satisfaction by providing patients with exceptional customer service and serving as a liaison between patients, physicians and pharmacies. The position, under the clinical pharmacy specialist or designee, will perform duties and tasks created to meet/achieve goals.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluates referrals and prepares new patient data for review by provider. Acquires medical information from outside labs or sources. Routes clinic calls and takes messages

  • Explains clinical services to new patients. Communicates to referring care providers

  • Facilitates patient greeting and check in. Manages in-clinic patient workflow to promote positive patient experience and ease patient’s way

  • Facilitates patient scheduling and provider schedule management

  • Manages tasks and communications with patients and providers to ensure appropriate follow up

  • Evaluates clinical events (i.e. hospitalization) and summarizes for provider review to ensure appropriate transitions of care

  • Documents clinical data and updates medical record

  • Facilitates reporting and outcome collections as directed. Assures regulatory compliance


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • 2 years experience in healthcare

  • Current WA Pharmacy Technician license

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 (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 235069