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


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

In this position you will:

  • Supportand assist in the coordination of Pharmacy Services activities includingmedication refills and prior authorization claims under the supervision of theAdvanced Practice Pharmacist.

  • Some driving to other clinics maybe required.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Pharmacy Technician license.

  • Working knowledge ofprescriptions plans and health insurances

  • Knowledge of managed careprinciples

  • Some knowledge of health carefinancial and payer issues

  • Knowledge of medicalterminology

  • Ability to work cooperativelywith many people

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

  • Ability to handle multipletasks simultaneously

  • Ability to apply sound judgment

  • Ability to work independentlybut under the supervision of a pharmacist

  • Proficiency in use of MicrosoftOffice, Work, Excel, and other applications as required

  • Excellent oral andcommunication 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.

  • Pharmacy prior authorizationexperience.

  • Managed care experience

  • Knowledge, experience usingelectronic medical records.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

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: 210885