Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 01-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • 34.29
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits: Yes- Employer Paid Medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance and 401K contribution 4% paid by Tribe (Employee Only)


Pharmacy Administrative Manager A-27

NATURE OF WORK: This position is responsible for providing oversight and management of Pharmacy
clinic operations and for the management and supervision of ancillary staff at the Nisqually Tribal
Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Administrative Manager ensures compliance with policies and procedures,
evaluates the quality of staff work, develops reports and budgets, and works to meet established

Plan and assign work, recommend selection, evaluate performance, train and develop, and take
corrective actions for assigned Pharmacy clinic staff.
Remain up to date on applicable laws and regulations in order to keep the program in
compliance; ensure required credentialing and certifications are maintained.
Provide oversight and management for tribal pharmacy clinic operations including pharmacy
program planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of services, policies and procedures
In cooperation with the Nisqually Tribal Pharmacists.
Chair pharmacy staff meetings.
Ensure all certifications, licenses, and annual contracts are routed and signed prior to
expiration to ensure compliance.
Collaborate with the Business Office for referral processes and billing issues as needed.
Participate in health services planning through interaction with Tribal Health Board and
planner as directed.
Develop, implement, and evaluate Pharmacy clinic policies, procedures, and operations;
collaborate with pharmacists for technical guidance.
Provide fiscal planning, development, review, monitoring, management and compliance of
pharmacy program annual.budgets and grants, as assigned.
Manage fiscal operations such as purchase orders, requisitions, and invoices
Identify staff development needs, research and select solutions, lead team building
activities, and coordinate necessary trainings.
Manage work schedules and organize specialty contractors and events.
Represent the facility at governing boards and meetings as directed.
Track performance measures and other programmatic data as required.
Communicate regularly with members of the pharmacy staff and department heads.
Work as a liaison to off reservation providers in the development of health care referral
network for tribal clinic.
Oversee Quality Management Plan in coordination with the staff pharmacists responsible for
quality improvement and ensure compliance with all Federal, Tribal, State managed care standards,
regulations, policies and procedures; monitor pharmacy operations and implement corrective action,
maintain error log and communication log books.
Improve efficiency and quality in the delivery of healthcare services.
Responsible for contacting, working with IT and pharmacy EMR technicians, and managing Help
tickets for pharmacy program for timely resolution.

Perform other duties as assigned.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be
assigned to the employee.

Knowledge of and sensitivity to Native American customs, traditions, and culture.
Knowledge of Indian Health Service programs.
Knowledge of pharmacy, Tribal, and other related policies, procedures, and systems.
Knowledge of pharmacy operations.
Knowledge of applicable laws regarding the practice of pharmacy.
Knowledge and skill in personnel supervision and management techniques and principles.
Knowledge of patient safety practices and standards.
Knowledge of Quality Improvement processes and methods.
Knowledge of HIPAA and other laws, rules, and regulations related to the security and
confidentiality of data.
Knowledge of electronic health records, systems, and related applications.
Knowledge of pharmacy reimbursement.regulations and requirements.
Knowledge of pharmacy prescription processing software systems.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles and budget management.
Knowledge of and skill using common computer software including MS Excel.
Knowledge of program, policy and procedure development.
Skill in planning, organizing, delegating, and supervising.
.Skill in gathering and interpreting data.
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, the
community, staff, and external agencies.
Ability to research and prepare reports or other correspondence as required..
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
Ability to provide excellent customer service and exercise tact and good judgement in all

Current Pharmacy Technician License.
Associate's Degree in health administration, business administration, or closely related
Four years' recent related work experience in a related healthcare field.
OR a comparable combination of approved education and/or recent related work experience.
Experience in pharmacy operations, budget management, policy and procedure development and
program development.
Experience leading, managing, and supervising staff.
Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Tribe's insurance policy

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