Oregon Health & Science University

Pharmacy Technician 1

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-17464
Position Category
Pharmacy
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department
Outpatient Pharmacy
Salary Range
$20.64 - $27.92 per hour
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Sunday
Hours
7:00am - 9:30pm
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Function/Duties of Position

This position provides technical support to pharmacists through preparation of unit doses, data entry, delivery of medications, IV products, and cartfill exchange. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas. Position works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist who is responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of high school degree
  • State of Oregon Pharmacy Technician License
  • Computer keyboard
  • Ability to read and understand medical-related terms
  • Ability to perform basic pharmaceutical mathematics calculations
  • Skill at manipulating small objects, e.g., needles, syringes, ampules
  • Ability to use mechanical system for transfer of fluids
  • Knowledge of and skill at application of aseptic technique
  • Ability to establish priorities in workflow
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work under supervision of diverse Pharmacists
  • Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals and noise
  • Flexibility in scheduling of shift times
  • Accountability for accuracy associated with performance of the duties to this position
  • Ability to stand/walk, push or pull delivery carts, bending and reaching for 6-8 continuous hours per day
  • Maintain Pyxis movement and stock to accommodate patient needs
  • Ability to manipulate dosage form devices (i.e., syringes, unit dose packaging etc)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal pharmacy technician training program
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital pharmacy experience
  • Medical and scientific nomenclature

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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