Pharmacy Technician
Tacoma, WA Pharmacy
Job Type

PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma, Washington is seeking an experienced full-time Pharmacy Technician.

“It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner.”

We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:

  • Monday – Friday schedule
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits – monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
  • 18+ annual paid holidays
  • Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
  • 401(k) with annual profit sharing
  • Life & AD&D insurance coverage
  • PTHA is an approved loan repayment site for various programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent work/home life balance

GENERAL FUNCTION: Assists pharmacists with dispensing functions and processes refill requests. Triage patients at pharmacy window and helps with prep work to process prescriptions. Maintains drug stock and performs drug purchasing.


  • Know and continually review medication brand and generic names, medical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and be able to type accurately at least 35 works per minute.
  • Rotate through all work areas of the pharmacy weekly.
  • Obtain, review, update, and print patient eligibility, insurance information, and health information on the pharmacy patient profile daily.
  • Issue prescription refills after verifying patient and record patient signature for such transactions daily.
  • Process in-person and phone requests for prescription refills.
  • Triage in-person, written, or phone requests for drug information or health advice to a registered pharmacist or to an appropriate entity within the health organization.
  • Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program
  • Current WA State Pharmacy Technician certification
  • Two (2) or more years' experience as a Pharmacy Technician, with most recent twelve (12) months' working in a retail pharmacy
  • Proficient with 3rd party billing and dosage calculations
  • Ability to work in fast-paced pharmacy filling 800-1200 prescriptions per day
Salary Description
$24.00 - $27.00 per hour