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Title: Pharmacy Technician, Full Time
Location: CAIR
Supervisor: Pharmacist In Charge/Pharmacy Coordinator
Closing Date: September 25, 2023
Rate of Pay: $22.00 to $25.91 per hour


General Summary:

Pharmacy Technicians provide assistance to licensed pharmacists in the preparation and dispensing of medications according to State/Federal law. Pharmacy Technicians also work to maintain a cost-efficient inventory and safe dispensing practices.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The job responsibilities contained in this section must be supervised by a Licensed Pharmacist:
    • Accept new written prescriptions or refill orders.
    • Take refill request information from patient over the telephone and process orders.
    • Contact providers for refill authorization.
    • Take oral, fax and written authorization from providers for prescription refills.
    • Enter new/refill prescription order into the pharmacy software system.
    • Pick manufactured drug from shelf and fill/label prescription orders.
    • Count on pour the manufactured product into a suitable dispensing package and apply label to dispensing package with technician’s initials placed on the label.
    • Present the completed prescription, original Rx order and original stock bottle to the pharmacist for final verification/certification.
  • Assist licensed pharmacists in preparation/dispensing of prescriptions.
  • Assist licensed pharmacist in order to work effectively with the medical providers and patients.
  • Work with the Lead Technician to prioritize daily technician duties/tasks.
  • Take inventory of drug stock and prepare orders for vendors.
  • Manage inventory electronically using pharmacy using pharmacy software and robotics systems.
  • Check stock for outdated materials monthly.
  • Inspect order received from vendors, certify for correctness and restock inventory.
  • File prescription orders to maintain legal recordkeeping processes.
  • Work with pharmacy software/hardware systems to ensure reliable prescription dispensing.
  • Complete and file daily reports (i.e. – workload reports, controlled substance reports).
  • Assist pharmacy billing staff as needed in the processing and back-billing of pharmacy claims.
  • Communicate with patients as instructed by licensed pharmacist.
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities as requested.
  • Assist with Human Services Division Health Fair activities.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department meetings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial record and all record for employees and/or clients.
  • Schedules and communicates with state and local electrical inspectors as project work is completed and finalized.
  • Must attend all mandatory department meetings.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • State Pharmacy Technician Registration is required with previous employment in a pharmacy, current participation in or completion of, one of the following; 1. A pharmacy technician training program offered by a board approved, accredited vocational/technical institution or college; 2. A pharmacy technician training program accredited by a board approved, national organization that accredits pharmacy technician training programs; 3. A pharmacy technician training program provided by a branch of the United States armed forces or Public Health Services; 4. An employer-based pharmacy technician training program that includes a minimum total of 240 hours in a one-year period to include both didactic and practical instruction; 5. Actively participating in Fond du Lac’s Technician Training Program, as outlined in additional document entitled, Fond du Lac Pharmacy – Pharmacy Technician Training Program.
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (i.e. – PTCB, ExCEPT) is required; if not certified at time of hire, employee must become certified within 1 year of hire and must maintain certification for the duration of employment.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. is required.
  • Experience in a medical setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of, and past working experience with the following computer applications is preferred: Pharmacy Management Software (i.e. – ScriptPro, QS/I, Epic/Willow, McKesson, PDX), Word processing, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to follow complicated directions with precision and care is required.
  • Ability to follow directions with precision and care is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Subject to immunization review and submitted proof of required vaccinations.



Application Link

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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