Oregon Health & Science University Relief Pharmacy Technician in Portland, Oregon

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
  • FTE: 0, Relief
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, rotating weekends, Hours: 7:00am-6:30pm
  • Salary Range: $18.39-$24.87
  • Location: Beaverton, OR
  • Job Type: Union Represented (AFSCME)
Functions/Duties of Position

This position provides technical support to clinic personnel and offsite pharmacists who are responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of medications by patients in outpatient infusion clinics that are not staffed with a licensed pharmacist. Patients may range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65. The technician is responsible for conducting the day-to-day operations of the outpatient infusion preparation area. Responsibilities include: sterile product and hazardous admixture/preparation, automated inventory maintenance of controlled and non-controlled medications, narcotic discrepancy reconciliation, pharmacy computer system order entry, clinic audits, supply ordering, medication delivery, regulatory compliance recordkeeping, utilization of pharmacy-related technology, and performing other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Completion of high school degree
  • Computer keyboard
  • Ability to read and understand medical-related terms
  • Ability to perform basic pharmaceutical mathematics calculations
  • Skill at manipulating small objects, e.g., needles, syringes, ampules
  • Ability to use mechanical system for transfer of fluids
  • Knowledge of and skill at application of aseptic technique
  • Ability to establish priorities in workflow
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work under supervision of diverse Pharmacists
  • Accountability for accuracy associated with performance of the duties of this position
  • Oregon State Board of Pharmacy technician license
  • Ability to work under direction of multiple pharmacists at various times
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to walk/stand for 6-8 continuous hours per day, push or pull delivery carts, carry case goods, and work with pharmacy-related automation and technology
Additional Details

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Job Title: Relief Pharmacy Technician

Department: CHO Pharmacy

Location: Beaverton

Drug Testable: Yes

Job: IRC62778