Catholic Health Initiatives Dietary Aide in TACOMA, Washington

Dietary Aide


Facility: St JosephMedical Center

Location: Tacoma, WA

Department: Dietary Aide

Job Type: Per Diem

Shift: 2nd Shift

Important Note: Nicotine (including cigarettes,

gum, patches, vapors, etc…) and marijuana is part of our pre-employment drug


CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

  • As a Pharmacy Tech, you'll work under the supervision of a Pharmacist and you'll perform a variety of duties to support the daily workflow of the pharmacy. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Distributing medications in compliance with state and federal laws and internal policies and procedures

  • Preparing and dispensing prescribed medications for patients

  • Compounding of medications

  • Assisting in managing inventory

  • Charging and crediting functions for medications associated with drug distribution processes

  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment by using aseptic technique, careful handling of controlled substances, completing continuing education assignments

  • Participating in department quality assurance programs


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program

  • One year of hospital work experience or hospital rotation within an accredited training program is preferred


  • License as a Pharmacy Technician by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Washington State Driver’s license required only for those staff with an “off site refill” assignment

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification

Job Food Service/Housekeeping


Daily Schedule 12-830pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0184198

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.