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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician - Oncology in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Full-time, Day shift Pharmacy Technician Oncology at our Providence Saint John's Medical Foundation location in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Support and assist in the coordination of Pharmacy Services activities including drug compounding and transporting of compounded drugs, medication refills and prior authorization claims, compounding pharmacy maintenance and scheduled cleanings, inventory management of drugs and infusion supplies, under the supervision of the Advanced Practice Pharmacist.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • Successful Completion of a State Recognized Pharmacy Tech Program.

  • Successful passing of a competency test and registration course.

  • Working knowledge of prescriptions plans and health insurances.

  • Knowledge of managed care principles.

  • Some knowledge of health care financial and payer issues.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of safe chemotherapy compounding techiques.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with many people.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and coordinate work with others.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to apply sound judgment.

  • Ability to work independently but under the supervision of a pharmacist.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, Work, Excel, and other applications as required.

  • Excellent oral and communication skills.

  • Successful passing of a competency test.

  • Successful passing of Registration course.

  • Current California Pharmacy technician license.

  • Current California Driver's License with clean driving record

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as a pharmacy technician in an outpatient, ambulatory care, retail, or managed care setting, or completion of a technician training program, with a demonstrated ability to learn technical skills.

  • Pharmacy prior authorization experience.

  • Oncology compounding experience with proven competency

  • Knowledge of USP <797> and <800> compounding regulations

  • Managed care experience.

  • Experience using electronic medical records.

About the location you will serve:

Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

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: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 239898