Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician II in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician II (Variable Shift. 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This is a supplemental position and fill in for sick and vacation days and will be asked to work day, evening, night, weekdays as well as weekend shifts.

In this position you will:

  • Assist licensed pharmacists to formulate, label and dispense medications and other health care products in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Fills and dispenses unit dose, IV Admixtures, and/or chemotherapeutic medications under the direction of pharmacists.

  • Collect & verify patient medication histories.

  • Perform routine pharmacy work that may include inventory, sterilization and maintaining patient records.

  • Calculate drug volumes to deliver correct dosages.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) equivalent

  • Certified by the National Certification exam (PTCB or ExCPT) as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

  • Current license to practice as a pharmacy technician in the state of Montana

  • Upon hire: Valid Montana State Driver’s License, motor vehicle record, and current insurance

  • Experience with the preparation of all types of I.V. admixtures including minibags, syringes, and large volumes

  • Working knowledge and experience of all policies and procedures related to the preparation of I.V. admixtures

  • Knowledge of I.V. admixture pumps and related computer software

  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique

  • Clear understanding of medication names and medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year of experience working in an I.V. admixture service within an acute care setting

  • Previous practical experience in a hospital pharmacy

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 170406