Ambulatory Pharmacy Assistant

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Standard Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00am 5:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Francis


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary:
Performs general clerical, cash handling and customer service duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the assigned pharmacy. Work includes (but is not limited to) activities such as: cashiering, stocking, delivery, and answering phones, typing prescription labels, filing, entering patient demographics information and daily STATS into a computer system, and pricing. Incumbents may prepackage and labels drugs for subsequent use in prescription dispensing operations and count and pour for individual prescriptions.
The work involves the exercise of strong customer service/communication skills. Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining their knowledge of internal policies and procedures, and assisting with the on-boarding of peers.

Essential Duties:
Performs cash register operation and cash handling.
Assists customers/patients with incoming prescriptions at the counter.
Assists with inventory control and replenishment, pharmaceutical returns, return-to-stock, and product rotation.
Assists in maintaining cleanliness of all department work and storage areas, department conference room, intra-departmental break areas on a regular basis.
Assists in medication packaging in accordance with the Board of Pharmacy regulations.
Performs routine clerical/operations support.



Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Any combination of experience and education that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. Knowledge of medical terminology is desirable.

Current Certification by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Assistant or Certification within one year of hire into the position.



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