Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Tech Inpatient in UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington

Pharmacy Tech Inpatient


Job Title: Pharmacy Tech - Inpatient

Facility: St Joseph Medical Center

Location: Tacoma, WA

Department: Franciscan Hospice Pharmacy

Job Type: FT

Shift: Days

Important Note: Nicotine (including cigarettes, gum, patches,vapors, etc…) and marijuana is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Job Summary:

  • As a Pharmacy Tech, you'll work under the supervision of a Pharmacist and you'll perform a variety of duties to support the daily workflow of the pharmacy. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Distributing medications in compliance with state and federal laws and internal policies and procedures

  • Preparing and dispensing prescribed medications for patients

  • Compounding of medications

  • Assisting in managing inventory

  • Charging and crediting functions for medications associated with drug distribution processes

  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment by using aseptic technique, careful handling of controlled substances, completing continuing education assignments

  • Participating in department quality assurance programs

  • Administrative and clerical duties


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program

  • One year of hospital work experience or hospital rotation within an accredited training program is preferred


  • License as a Pharmacy Technician by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Washington State Driver’s license required only for those staff with an “off site refill” assignment

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0189391

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.