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Providence Health & Services Student Pharmacy Technician in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Student Pharmacy Technician ( Pharmacy Dept, Variable Shift, 1 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

The successful candidate:

  • Understands, embraces, and instills the organization's Mission, Vision, and Values.

  • Maintains confidentiality and patient information.

  • Maintains the laminar flow hoods and the working area in an aseptically clean condition.

  • Practices effective infection control procedures, including preventing transmission of blood borne and airborne diseases.

  • Prepares non-hazardous and hazardous IV sterile products.

  • Properly disposes of all materials used when mixing chemotherapy or non-chemotherapy IVs.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Assist pharmacists in collecting, organizing, and recording demographic and clinical information for direct patient care and medication-use review.

  • Assist pharmacists in preparing, storing and distributing medication products requiring special handling and documentation (ie. Immunizations, chemotherapy, and investigational drugs).

  • Verifies measurements, preparation, and/or packaging of medications produced by healthcare professionals.

  • Compounds and fills medical prescriptions as ordered.

  • Receives and restocks medications.

  • Obtains, verifies, and documents patient information into the pharmacy outpatient system.

  • Obtains proper insurance authorization.

  • Processes claim, reverse claims and responds to rejected claims.

  • Receives and screens prescriptions/medication orders for completeness, accuracy, and authenticity.

  • Performs non-clinical outpatient data entry functions in the pharmacy information system (as applicable).


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED From an accredited educational institution.

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.

  • Knowledge of general office skills such as typing, filing and record keeping.

  • Knowledge of computer operation.

  • Knowledge of oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Pharmacy Technician in Training Licensure required within 60 days from date of hire into the position.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 244797