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


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician (Full Time / Day Shift)to the Providence Saint John's Medical Foundation Family Medicine locationin Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Support and assist in the coordination of Pharmacy Servicesactivities including medication refills and prior authorization claimsunder the supervision of the Advanced Practice Pharmacist.

  • Communicateeffectively and appropriately with pharmacists, nurses, medical staff, andphysicians to facilitate accurate, safe care for patients. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • CurrentCalifornia Pharmacy Technician license.

  • Knowledgeof different drug classes.

  • Knowledgeof generic and trade names of commonly prescribed medications.

  • Workingknowledge of prescriptions plans and health insurances.

  • Knowledgeof managed care principles.

  • Someknowledge of health care financial and payer issues.

  • Knowledgeof medical terminology.

  • Abilityto work cooperatively with many people.

  • Abilityto prioritize, organize, and coordinate work with others.

  • Abilityto handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Abilityto apply sound judgment.

  • Abilityto work independently but under the supervision of a pharmacist.

  • Proficiencyin use of Microsoft Office, Work, Excel, and other applications asrequired.

  • Excellentoral and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

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

  • Knowledge in medication refills.

  • Great mathematical skills.

  • Pharmacy prior authorization experience.

  • Managed care experience.

  • Knowledge, experience using electronic medical records.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 180584