Nett Lake, MI

Bois Forte

Posted On: Jul-06-2021
Status: This Job is Closed
In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees of Bois Forte Band of Chippewa are expected to conform to the
• Uphold all principles of confidentiality to the fullest extent.
• Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards of the tribal government (may also be referred to as “Band”).
• Interact in an honest, trustworthy, and respectful manner with employees, community, visitors, and vendors.
• Comply with Bois Forte Band of Chippewa policies and procedures.
• Maintain a current insurable driver’s license.
• Display respect and understanding of Bois Forte Band of Chippewa traditions and values.
The Pharmacy Technician provides technical support to pharmacists in the process of providing pharmaceutical care to the
clients and customers served by the pharmacy department.
1. Checks pharmacy stock to ensure that proper levels are maintained, stock is rotated and medications are stored
2. Can obtain drug histories from pharmacy records.
3. Checks in patients at pharmacy counter and directs all problems, refills or denials to appropriate personnel.
4. Takes refill requests in person at pharmacy window and off pharmacy refill line.
5. Fills automated dispensing cabinet medication orders after verification by pharmacist.
6. Enters prescriptions into the computer.
7. Prepares prescriptions for medication refills.
8. Prepares prescription for dispensing (counts and pour).
9. Reconstitutes antibiotic suspensions and measures water.
10. Receives, orders, unpacks and puts away drug shipments.
11. Performs approved duties under supervision of pharmacist.
12. Responsible for billing the different insurance companies for pharmaceutical items.PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Page 2
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13. Maintain order and cleanliness of Pharmacy area.
14. Other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Experience: • One year working in a pharmacy as a technician.
Education: • High School Diploma or GED.
License/Certification: • Pharmacy Technician Certification
Mandatory Knowledge,
Skills, Abilities and
Other Qualifications:
• Specialized skills and knowledge of technical pharmaceutical work, and a thorough knowledge
of the routines and procedures of the pharmacy.
• Knowledge of accounting, recordkeeping, and filing for the purpose of performing stock
management functions.
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical products, pharmacy practices, and mathematics for the purpose
of assisting registered pharmacists in the preparation of medication orders.
• Knowledge of physical, psychological, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to the various
age groups for which care is provided.
• Must be qualified to obtain licensure and meet State Board of Pharmacy requirements.
• Must have organizational skills.
• Must have basic math skills.
• Basic operation of a workstation (turning on/off, knowledge of basic functions and
components) and general office equipment. Use/storage/maintenance of multiple usernames
and passwords. Computer-related problem-solving skills through the use of available trainings
and help desk.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), internet software and appropriate
storage of electronic files.
• Ability to perform other duties as assigned.
• A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by
positive employment references from previous and current employers.
• Certification from an accredited institution for Pharmacy Technician training.
Work environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee
encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the
noise level in the work environment can vary from low to moderate. Limited overnight travel may be
required from time to time. This position may be exposed to certain health risks that are inherent
when working within a health center facility, such as potential exposure to hazardous chemicals,
sharps and infectious body fluids.
Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Page 3
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employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk, hear and perform repetitive
motions. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in
transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing
are essential to communicate with the community, visitors, employees, and vendors.
Mental demands: There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must be able to handle
frequent interruptions and must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various
and, at times, complicated issues.
The Bois Forte Band of Chippewa has implemented a Tribal and Indian Preference in Employment Policy. Pursuant to this Policy,
applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by this position, and who are enrolled members of the Bois
Forte Band of Chippewa Tribe will be given primary preference in hiring and employment for this position. Members of other
federally-recognized Indian tribes will be given secondary preference for hiring and employment after providing proof of tribal
membership. Tribal and Indian preference is integrated into the interview and scoring process for candidates for job positions.
Confidentiality: All employees must uphold all principles of confidentiality to the fullest extent. This position may
have access to sensitive information and a breach of these principles will be grounds for immediate
This position may be subject to a criminal history background check, a suitability background check
and/or a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) check. In addition, some positions are subject to a 101-630
background check in an effort to ensure compliance with Public Law 101-630 “Indian Child Protection
and Family Violence Prevention Act.” Candidates must be able to successfully pass all required
background checks to qualify for this position.
Drug Screening: All applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening prior to beginning
employment and will be subject to random drug testing.
Disclaimer: The information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees in this
position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees
assigned to this position. Employees will be asked to perform other duties as needed.
our website at to download an application. Applications are accepted via: Fax, Email, U.S. Mail,
and In Person. Submit applications to: Human Resources Specialist or Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist 5344
Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772, Fax: 218-757-3312, . Applications received after
the closing date will not be accepted