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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician-Quality Control - Batch IV Compounding in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician-Quality Control ( Pips Sterile Compounding , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Offering a $5,000.00 sign on bonus to any new, external candidate hired into this position.

The Pharmacy Technician-Quality Control is responsible for supporting and executing daily quality activities associated with compounded sterile preparations in a 503b FDA regulated facility that distributes to sites within the Providence St. Joseph Health System following cGMP-503b requirements.

In this position you will:

  • Working in close collaboration with the Manufacturing Pharmacist (Quality Assurance) and under the supervision of the Manufacturing Manager, performs all day-to-day quality control activities.

  • Collect routine environmental samples, monitors incubation and initiates documentation.

  • Monitor production environmental and personnel samples that are under incubation, initiates documentation and ensures incubation at designated temperature for the appropriate amount of time.

  • Receive and inspects all incoming materials and supplies to determine if they are appropriate for compounding sterile products.

  • Perform audits and data collection for the purpose of improving processes and procedures.

  • Prepares reports and presentations for routine reporting of quality initiatives.

  • Participates in training of new technicians by ensuring completion of required competencies and media fills.

  • Gathers and scans batching components and supplies according to batch record.

  • Prints labels associated with each batch (e.g. product labels, container labels, pool bag labels).

  • Prepares samples for quality analytics (e.g., reserves samples, samples for final release testing).

  • Participate in miscellaneous projects as assigned by Manager or Manufacturing Pharmacist (Quality Assurance) (ex. Annual Product Review, time studies, shipping studies, batch record auditing, paperwork filing, quality improvement and cost saving analysis).


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of approved pharmacy technician training program

  • Current certification and license by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician

  • Current National Pharmacy Technician certification, or within 6 months upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospital Experience in sterile product preparation

  • Customer Service Experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila and Spokane, Washington provides pharmaceutical services to patients in communities throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes are our priorities. Our services include nutrition and pharmacological therapies to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Suites, disease management and related specialized infusion therapies, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and nutrition consulting and support services.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 321447