Pharmacy Technician

  • Virginia Mason Memorial
  • 2811 Tieton Drive Yakima Washington 98902 United States
  • Posted: Apr 23, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.




Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima!  We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you!  Come be the best of the best with us!




We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.








The Pharmacy Technician performs technical duties within the Pharmacy, except those that are legally the pharmacist's sole responsibility.  Accurately maintain records and assures accountability of all controlled substances.  Assists in maintaining the pharmacy in a neat and clean condition using taught 5S techniques.  Practices excellent customer service when answering phone calls and talking to customers; respect, problem solver and adequate follow through of needs of customer.   Participate in continuing education programs as necessary to enhance knowledge pertinent to departmental needs.  Help to implement new knowledge within the department. Through attitude and example, demonstrate Memorial's expectations for customer service. Initiates and receives "Commitment to My Co-Worker" feedback, strengthening our culture. Undertake and/or assist with projects as necessary to improve and maintain a high standard of pharmacy service.  Utilize supplies and equipment adequately but not excessively.   Maintains confidentiality of patient information.








Education:   Completion of high school or GED program and completion of certified technician trainee program or completion of certified college pharmacy technician degree.


Experience: Hospital Pharmacy Technician experience preferred


Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Active and certified Pharmacy Technician in the state of Washington. 




"Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires.  The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.  This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."