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Providence Pharmacy Technician - Torrance in Torrance, California


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Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Medical Institute in Torrance, CA.

The schedule for this position is Mon-Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician responsible for the review and transmission of pharmacy medication scripts following the established PMI Medication Protocol Program. Submits prescription refills via an electronic task for immediate approval to the pharmacy for medications predefined in the guidelines and protocols established by the medical group. Makes appointments for patients as required by the PMI Medication Protocol Program. Provides education, training and guidance to Prescription Refill Clerks and Clinical Practitioners. Provides excellent customer service to patients, pharmacy personnel and PMI clinical staff and providers.

In this position you will:

o Delivers upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected.

o Respects the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.

o Works in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline.

o Uses phone, fax, ecopy and email in a professional manner.

o Knowledge of procedures and protocols for review, submission and follow up of Pre-Authorizations and medication refill tasks.

o Follows pre-defined clinical drug renewal protocols by drug classification.

o Performs an electronic chart review to determine approval and/or denial of medication refills per protocols.

o Schedules patient appointments based on medication protocol guidelines.

o Ability to analyze metrics and statistical data to perform Quality Assurance for the Pharmacy Technician Protocol Program.

o Acts as a liaison with nursing and medical staff concerning prescriptions, errors and complaints.

o Attends meetings as required and participates in committees.

o Maintains required certification by participating in educational programs, current literature and professional organizations.

o Participates in continuous quality improvement, identifying problems, suggesting alternatives, and evaluating solutions.

o Ability to work overtime, nights and weekends, as needed.


Required qualifications this position include:

o Successful completion of an approved pharmacy technician program.

o Pharmacy Technician license required by the Board of Pharmacy.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

o Pharmacy Technician license required by the Board of Pharmacy.

o 1 year Retail pharmacy experience.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the

largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support

services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several

years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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-Torrance

Req ID: 293104