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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician (Per Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Tarzana, CA.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician who will be reporting to the Director of Pharmacy and under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Assist pharmacists in daily tasks associated with the hospital pharmacy and performs other related duties as assigned.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:


  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate


  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Demonstrate knowledge of age specific care, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk including knowledge of age appropriate dosage ranges, IV admixtures, and special equipment. Communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner

  • Applicable for the populations: Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric

  • Perform computer order entry, entering drugs into the computer from physician orders

  • Prepare and dispense IV’s, unit dose medications, TPN’s, and chemo preparation

  • Fill orders, unit dose carts, floor stock medications, drug trays or boxe

  • Provide drug delivery rounds, cassette exchange.

  • Maintain pharmacy inventory, purchasing, proper drug storage of all medication

  • Assist in inventory control and managemenT

  • Answer phones, performs clerical duties

  • Assists in the training/education of others

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Current California Registered Technician’s license

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of one (1) year Acute care experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 244571