Pharmacy Technician **Re-Advertise**

Full-time
Bellingham, WA

Lummi Nation

Posted On: Jul-06
Status: Open
Non-Exempt:
Yes
Salary
$18.97-$21.25 p/h DOE
Details
JOB SUMMARY: The pharmacy technician will deliver the highest possible level of pharmacy
health care to individuals, families and to the community. The pharmacy technician will work
under direct supervision of the Pharmacist to assist in improving the efficiency of the pharmacy
services and provide quality pharmaceutical services to Indian patients. These services are provided
in accordance with Federal, State and the policies and procedures of the Lummi Tribal Health
Center.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related
duties as assigned.
1. Transcribing prescriptions requests from LTHC pharmacy refill line.
2. Receives pharmacy fax requests from outside pharmacies and outside providers.
3. Obtains written prescription refill request from pharmacy reception window.
4. Responsible for filling new prescriptions as ordered from LTHC providers.
5. Utilizes RPMS and EHR for patient information to fill prescription.
6. Enters refill and prescription changes in RPMS system for electronic health record.
7. Responsible for counting, pouring and measuring tablets and medications.
8. Creates prescription labels and selects proper prescription container for patients: prescription
bottles, medisets, and medication dispenser: syringes, droppers, or other special medication
dispensers or containers.
9. Assists Pharmacist with medication inventory, supplies, or restocking.
10. Works directly with patients at pharmacy reception window.
11. Works directly with health care providers on a frequent basis for pharmacy orders.
12. Works as a team player with other members of pharmacy department.
13. Exercises cultural awareness in patient interactions.
14. Job requires pharmacy technician training knowledge base for execution of job duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED
• Current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
• Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
• Ability to work with a wide variety of people
• Ability to handle difficult patients
• Ability to establish good working rapport with health care providers, patients, and outside
vendors.
• Ability to communicate effectively to explain LTHC policy and procedures regarding eligibility
guidelines for filling prescription.
• Ability to prioritize, organization, and multi-task.
• Ability to work in fast paced environment when workload is high
• Ability to adapt to fluctuating work environment.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain
employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
• This position requires regular contact with or control over Indian children and is therefore subject to
successful and extensive criminal background check, CAMIS background check.
• Must have computer skills to update patient information and prescriptions in RPMS & EHR.
• Continuing Education to maintain licensure.
• HIPAA compliance
• Adherence to LTHC policies and procedures
TO APPLY:
To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: https://www.lumminsn.gov/widgets/JobsNow.php or request by e-mail libchr@lummi-nsn.gov For more information
contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023. Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume &
reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above. If listing degrees or
certifications include copies. Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226.
Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991