Pharmacy Technician

$16-18/hr. DOE

Job ID: 18212


City: Hamilton

Zip: 59870

State: Montana

Pharmacy Technician with a current State of Montana Technician certificate, needed to perform essential job duties while assisting Pharmacists in a retail establishment.


  • Mixes pharmaceutical preparations, fills bottles with prescribed tablets and capsules, and types labels for bottles.
  • Assists Pharmacist to prepare and dispense medications.
  • Answers the telephone in a professional manner, identifying themselves as a Technician, and accept verbal orders for refill prescriptions from medical practitioners or their designated agents and issue refill requests to the prescriber.
  • Receives and stores incoming supplies. Technician will initial and date all invoices with date drugs are received and complete the transmittal for Pharmacist’s approval.
  • Counts stock and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records.
  • Processes records of medication and equipment dispensed to customer or hospital patient, computes charges, and enters data in computer. Maintains patient profile system.
  • Handles third party billing, re-billing and inquiries.
  • Prepares intravenous (IV) packs.
  • Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods. Helps maintain and clean an orderly pharmacy.
  • Performs related duties, as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • One – three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current Technician certification from MT State Board.
  • Knowledge of Pharmacy Computer Systems and Inventory Software.
  • Successful completion of a background check and drug screen upon offer of employment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved oral instructions.
  • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Accurately operate cash register and credit card machine.
  • Must be able to regularly stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.
  • Regularly lift and/or move 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.


Variable schedule/on call and fill in as needed

Application Deadline: January 27, 2024