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Pharmacy Technician I, II, or III

Opening Date: November 4, 2021
Closing Date: November 19, 2021
Job Title: Pharmacy Tech I, II or III
Salary/Wage: $14.46/hr – $17.92/hr DOE
Tribal Level: 14 – 16 DOE
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202186

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

Introduction:

Assists pharmacists with delivery of quality pharmaceutical care including preparing, compounding, distributing and dispensing of medication to the patients. Ensures the provision of healthcare services takes place in a professional environment, and is accomplished efficiently.

Requirements:

Pharmacy Technician III-High School diploma or GED, and must obtain an Oregon Board of Pharmacy registration within six months of hire, and must obtain National Pharmacy Technician certification within 12 months of receipt of Oregon Pharmacy registration. Pharmacy Tech III will be eligible to move to Pharmacy Tech II after one year of pharmacy or medical experience. Knowledge of: Computer systems, fax machine, copy machine, multi-line telephones, MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel, on-line terminology services, and other medical text, preferred.

Pharmacy Technician II-High School diploma or GED, and one year experience working in medical or pharmacy field, and must an obtain Oregon Board of Pharmacy registration upon hire, and must obtain a National Pharmacy Technician certification within 12 months of receipt of Oregon Pharmacy registration. Pharmacy Tech II will be eligible to move to Pharmacy Tech I once National Certification is achieved, Oregon Board of Pharmacy Certification is awarded, and has two years working experience. Knowledge of: Medical terminology, preferred. Computer systems, fax machine, copy machine, multi-line telephones, MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel, on-line terminology services, and other medical text, preferred.

Pharmacy Technician I-High School diploma or GED and two years of pharmacy experience, and National Pharmacy Technician Certification, and Oregon Board of Pharmacy Certification and registration. Knowledge of: Computer systems, fax machine, copy machine, multi-line telephones, MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel, on-line terminology services, and other medical text, preferred. Drug categories. Other: Obtain CPR within 60-days of hire.

Duties:

Pharmacy Technician III-The goal of this position is to train in all aspects to become a certified pharmacy technician. This training process will include study/learning of the following duties: Processes prescriptions, including data entry, insurance adjudication, prior Authorizations, filling, dispensing, and collecting funds where applicable. Contacts providers for prescription refills. Contacts providers for the verification of various prescription elements (drug name, directions, quantity, etc.). Contacts insurance for verification, payment information, prior authorizations. Transfers prescriptions to outside pharmacies. Receives and places calls to and from various entities (patients, providers, Pharmacies, suppliers.) Performs duties of Pharmacists in his/her absence as requested except those duties not allowed by current Oregon Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations. Assists Pharmacist with billing/payment of prescriptions. Assists with pharmacy activities: Performs pharmacy-billing activities. Orders and receives pharmaceutical merchandise. Provides accounts receivable and payable transactions to the Pharmacy Manager. Conducts monthly and yearly inventory. Prepares and sends merchandise for credit. General administrative duties such as typing, filing, spreadsheet maintenance. Other duties/projects as assigned. Assists with stocking and replenishing l inventory: Helps to maintain accurate stock/inventory/formulary lists. Submits receives and stocks daily pharmaceutical order. Prepares requisition requests. Sells prescriptions and over the counter medications. Operates cash register and accurately enters sales transactions.  Operates postage meter. Delivers daily cash and sales transactions to Pharmacy Manager monitors retail pharmacy area for safeguarding of over the counter medications and supplies; alerts supervisor of suspicious activity. Delivers mail order prescriptions to post office as needed. Review charts for target drug reviews as requested by Pharmacists. Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor. Until such time the employee obtains the Temporary Technician Licensure, this position will only be allowed to perform clerking duties which include: Assists the Pharmacists in carrying out all functions related to the dispensing medications as allowed by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy: Assists in answering phones. Clerking the front window with cash register duties (including selling prescriptions and over the counter items) Operates a postage meter. Delivers mail order prescriptions to post office as needed. Performs courtesy calls to patients and returns to stock any necessary medications. Preparing Pharmacy for opening and closing daily. Replenishes stock at front. Replenishes vials for Pharmacy Tech’s filling prescriptions. Contacts providers for the verification of various prescription elements (drug name, directions, quantity, etc.). Assists the pharmacist with pharmacy management activities: Performs prior authorization activities. Delivers daily cash and sales transactions to Pharmacy Manager. Processes check requests. Aids in preparation of documents for patient and provider handouts. Consolidates and removes garbage and recycling debris from workstations. Performs various filing and clerical duties as needed. Receives and places calls to and from various entities (patients, providers, pharmacies, suppliers.) Assists with stocking and replenishing pharmaceutical inventory: Assists with orders and receives and shelves pharmaceutical merchandise. Helps to maintain accurate inventory including aiding in monthly and yearly inventory. Assists in drug recall procedures. Additional Functions: Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Pharmacy Technician II-Assists in all functions related to the dispensing and preparing of medication as allowed by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy: Processes prescriptions, including data entry, insurance adjudication, prior Authorizations, filling, dispensing, and collecting funds where applicable. Contacts providers for prescription refills. Contacts providers for the verification of various prescription elements (drug name, directions, quantity, etc.). Contacts insurance for verification, payment information, prior authorizations. Transfers prescriptions to outside pharmacies. Receives and places calls to and from various entities (patients, providers, Pharmacies, suppliers.) Performs duties of Pharmacists in his/her absence as requested except those duties not allowed by current Oregon Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations. Assists Pharmacist with billing/payment of prescriptions. Assists with pharmacy activities: Performs pharmacy-billing activities. Orders and receives pharmaceutical merchandise. Provides accounts receivable and payable transactions to the Pharmacy Manager. Conducts monthly and yearly inventory. Prepares and sends merchandise for credit. General administrative duties such as typing, filing, spreadsheet maintenance. Other duties/projects as assigned. Assists with stocking and replenishing l inventory: Helps to maintain accurate stock/inventory/formulary lists. Submits receives and stocks daily pharmaceutical order. Prepares requisition requests. Sells prescriptions and over the counter medications. Operates cash register and accurately enters sales transactions. Operates postage meter. Delivers daily cash and sales transactions to Pharmacy Manager monitors retail pharmacy area for safeguarding of over the counter medications and supplies; alerts supervisor of suspicious activity. Delivers mail order prescriptions to post office as needed. Review charts for target drug reviews as requested by Pharmacists. Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Pharmacy Technician I-Assists in carrying out all functions related to the dispensing and preparing of medication as allowed by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy: Processes prescriptions, including data entry, insurance adjudication, Prior Authorizations, filling, dispensing, and collecting funds where applicable. Contacts providers for prescription refills. Contacts providers for the verification of various prescription elements (drug name, directions, quantity, etc.). Transfers prescriptions into outside pharmacies. Answers phones and checks messages. Receives and places calls to and from various entities (patients, providers, Pharmacies, suppliers.) Performs duties of Pharmacists in his/her absence as requested except those duties not allowed by current Oregon Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations.  Assists the Pharmacist with billing procedures. Assists with pharmacy activities: Performs pharmacy-billing activities. Orders and receives pharmaceutical merchandise. Processes accounts receivable and payable transactions. Conducts monthly and yearly inventory. Prepares and sends merchandise for credit. General administrative duties such as typing, filing, spreadsheet maintenance.  Other duties/projects as assigned. Assists with stocking and replenishing inventory: Helps to maintain accurate and up to date stock/inventory/formulary lists. Submits, receives and stocks daily pharmaceutical order. Prepares requisition requests. Sells prescriptions and over the counter medications. Operates cash register and accurately enters sales transactions. Operates postage meter. Delivers daily cash and sales transactions to Pharmacy Manager. Monitors retail pharmacy area for safeguarding of over the counter medications and supplies; alerts supervisor of suspicious activity. Delivers mail order prescriptions to post office as needed. Review Charts for target drug reviews as requested by Pharmacists. Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here: Employment Application
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.

If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Website: www.ctsi.nsn.us
Email: hrdepartment@ctsi.nsn.us

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.