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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician II in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician II (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable shifts) to work in Pharmacy at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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Performs duties relating to the filling and dispensing of unit dose, IV and chemotherapeutic medications from the pharmacy to the nursing units and other ancillary departments in a prompt, safe and accurate manner.

In this position you will:

  • Must be competent in the assessment, treatment, and age-related care.

  • Actively supports and incorporates the mission, “Value-based Customer Service Standards and Behaviors", and core values into daily activities.

  • Reports to work as scheduled and on time per system policy. Time away from work is approved and taken in accordance with established system policies.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, employees, and as appropriate, other information.

  • Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles of safety and infection control in daily activities as outlined in Environment of Care, Infection Control, and Exposure Control manuals. Maintains knowledge of work-appropriate aspects of environment of care program.

  • Participates in Department Process Improvement projects and efforts. Positively represents the pharmacy department in interactions with other departments and staff members throughout the hospital.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of a Pharmacy Technician Level A program certified by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy or equivalent educ/experience

  • 3 years of Hospital Pharmacy experience working at least the equivalent of 0.5 FTE or greater with IV admixture/aseptic technique skills.

  • Experience in at least seven areas of Advanced Hospital Pharmacy technician practice at PCH in Chemotherapy Preparation:

  • OR Pharmacy Practices,

  • Automated Dispensing Machine (ADM) Management & Troubleshooting,

  • Controlled Drug Management,

  • Training & Competency Validations,

  • Tech Check Tech Certification,

  • Outpatient Pharmacy Practice (including Map prescription processing and POS),

  • Medication Supply Management,

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification,

  • Triage Technician Functions & Problem Solving Skills,

  • Medication reconciliation skills, or

  • Receiving/packaging practice

  • Experience with telephone call prioritization.

  • Experience with stressful/urgent need situation.

  • Active WA State Pharmacy Tech license from the Department of Health (PHTECHL).

  • Current Pharmacy Technician National Certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

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 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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 301685