Pharmacy Technician - On Call at Lancaster Family Health Center at Lancaster in Salem, Oregon

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Position Title: Pharmacy Technician - On Call

City: Salem

State/Territory: US-OR

Employment Duration: Part time

Offer Relocation: No

Excempt Status: Non-exempt

ID: 13114


Join our team as a Pharmacy Technician - On Call at Lancaster Family Health at Lancaster in Salem, OR, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we believe you are more than an employee, and we are more than a job! We value inclusivity, and we are a community committed to the well-being of our members.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima - WE are Family" and "YVFWC - And then we grew," for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • $21.58-$26/hour DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
  • Additional 4% pay for your bilingual skills.
  • Earn extra income working as needed when regular staff is out.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Enters patient data in the system including patient name, insurance, allergies, doctor and diagnosis. Enters the prescription in the system, selecting the brand, product/drug, and appropriate strength to align with the instructions given by the prescribing Provider.
  • Fills or dispenses the product from the pharmacy stock and delivers to patient.
  • Processes prescription refills verifying refill availability.
  • Maintains awareness of stock level and enters order for restocking based on defined minimum inventory levels. Verifies quantity and submits order to the Wholesaler.
  • Verifies product orders received with invoice and purchase order. Places a sticker on each item and places on the shelf.
  • Monitors and checks expiration dates on drugs in stock and prepares expired stock for return to Wholesaler. Processes credit invoices associated with the returns.
  • Returns or discards dispensed prescription to stock if not picked up by patient in 30 days. Enters information in the system for reverse billing.
  • Completes third party billing form and contacts Provider if prior authorization is required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and YVFWC requirements.


  • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Experience: One year's experience in a pharmacy setting preferred.
  • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration:
    • OR Pharmacy Technician Certification.
    • Alternatively, may have an active OR Pharmacy Intern License.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Effective verbal and listening communication skills with a customer-oriented approach. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to perform administrative tasks such as answering phones, filing, faxing, scanning and copying. Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Ability to organize work while performing multiple tasks requiring attention to detail. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer systems including Microsoft Office preferred. Basic knowledge of a minimum of one pharmacy software system and ability to learn new systems.
  • Drug testing: This position requires testing for controlled substances before employment and you will also be subject to further testing throughout employment.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at for more information about this opportunity!


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