Inpatient Pharmacy Tech-Certified (Float Pool)

Sign on Bonus: $3,000
Samaritan Health Services
Req #: 62685
Corvallis, OR
1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Varies
SHS Pharmacy Administration
Remote Status: No
Salary Range: $21.34 - $31.33
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  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

The pharmacy team at Samaritan Health Services is looking for a Traveling Pharmacy Technician to assist pharmacists in medication preparation and labeling activities. Other duties include performing a broad range of technical support functions under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. This position is eligible for a $3.00 per hour float differential to be paid on hours worked. Travel will be between Samaritan Hospital Pharmacy sites in the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast.

Samaritan Health Services pharmacies are staffed by experienced pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who are the area's leading experts on thousands of medications. They make important decisions that help optimize a patient’s drug therapy and are dedicated to patient care.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you are required to hold a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as either an unencumbered Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician License or be currently enrolled as a first year PharmD student in good standing with an accredited pharmacy school and current unencumbered Oregon Board of Pharmacy Intern license. Successful completion of Medical Pharmacy Technician course is preferred.

Thousands of your friends and neighbors make up Samaritan Health Services. We’re a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics, health services and health plans caring for more than 250,000 residents in the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast. We work together to provide innovative medicine and world-class quality in a way that supports the values of the communities we serve. That includes caring for all people, regardless of your ability to pay.

Important knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are listed below:

  • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
  • Computer Literacy - Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Ability to operate applications, write software, set up functions, enter data, and manipulate and process information.
  • Customer Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One (1) of the following required:
    • Current unencumbered Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician License.
    • Currently enrolled first year PharmD student in good standing with an accredited pharmacy school and current unencumbered Oregon Board of Pharmacy Intern license.
  • Successful completion of Medical Pharmacy Technician course preferred.
  • Rarely
    (1 - 10% of the time)

    (11 - 33% of the time)

    (34 - 66% of the time)

    (67 – 100% of the time)


    SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

    KNEEL (on knees)

    LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

    REACH - Upward



    ROTATE TRUNK Standing

    LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

    BEND FORWARD at waist

    PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)

    PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)



    LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

    LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

    CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

    CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

    ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

    REACH - Forward

    MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists


    PINCH Fingers

    GRASP Hand/Fist


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