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Pharmacy Technician

SCL Health System Billings, MT

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician-18002410 

Up to $1,000 sign-on bonus available for qualified candidates!

We are looking for an experienced Pharmacy Technician to support our Neurology Department.

St. Vincent Healthcare delivers compassionate, quality care to the people of Montana and Northern Wyoming, as it has for more than 115 years. In addition to 11 primary care clinics in and around the Billings area, we offer a number of progressive specialty services. St. Vincent is part of SCL Health, a nonprofit faith-based health system with 11 hospitals in Montana and Colorado.


  • Assists with all phases of pharmacy services. Works with patients, providers, and insurance companies to obtain prior authorizations.

  • Prepares medication orders (i.e., chemotherapy, IV admixtures, compounding) according to established policies, procedures, and protocols. Prepares complex sterile compounded IV products, including daily batch orders, stat and other emergency medications and TPN formulations.

  • Assists the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in providing specialty pharmacy services to the patients of the assigned SCL Health clinic, including: finding funding assistance for patient copays, assists patients with completing required registration forms, and other forms as needed for their pharmaceutical care, and represents the pharmacy to the providers and provider clinic staff when the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is unavailable.

  • Accurately fills and maintains medications supplies in the automatic dispensing system. Packages and labels medications. Verifies and monitors controlled substance inventories.

  • Completes charges from previous day's orders.

  • Participates in quality and patient safety initiatives.

  • Completes documentation according to departmental standards.

  • Manages Specialty Pharmacy Medication and Supply Inventory. Reconciles and maintain all invoices. Returns damaged, overstocked, or expired merchandise to manufacturers and wholesalers. Resolves shipping problems/errors and expedites backorders.

  • Evaluates and authorizes approval of prior authorization pharmacy requests from prescribers. Researches, resolves and documents prior authorization outcomes in pharmacy system.

  • May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.

  • May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.




    Required: High School Diploma or GED is required.

    Preferred: Completion of technician-training program.


    Certification, Registration, License:

    Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT) is required or certified within 90 days of hire.



    Required: Two (2) years working as a certified pharmacy tech in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting is required.

    Preferred: One (1) year specialty pharmacy experience.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required.

  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends is required for identified positions.


    : Corporate, Various Locations

    Primary Location

    : MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
    Department: SYS-SPH-Op Pharmacy-Franklin


    : Full-time


    : Day Shift

    Job Posting

    : Mar 14, 2018, 1:03:45 PM
    FTE: 1.0



    : Christina Aragon

    Job Details

    Date Posted July 14, 2018
    Date Closes August 13, 2018
    Requisition 18002410
    Located In Billings, MT
    SOC Category 00-0000.00