Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals. We are proud to be part of the MaineHealth family, Maine's largest integrated health system of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations.
Please note that this position is also open to entry level candidates without Pharmacy Tech experience. This is a wonderful opportunity to receive paid training and certification in a high demand field! Pharmacy Technicians provide exceptional customer service and assist the Pharmacist by preparing and distributing medications, maintaining drug inventory and patient records.
There are countless opportunities for growth and career development within the MaineHealth family as well as incredible benefits:
•Supplemental Insurances such as Vision, Dental, Disability, etc.
•Generous Paid Time Off
•Paid Parental Leave for Birth and Adoptive Parents
• Free Public Transit! We offer FREE bus trips to our employees traveling on the Greater Portland Metro (including BREEZ and HUSKY lines), South Portland Bus Service, and ShuttleBus-ZOOM. Our Commuter Choice program is designed to support employee transportation needs, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality in the greater Portland region.
Inpatient Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for the distribution and preparation of medications for all patients located with Maine Medical Center. Pharmacy Technicians are trained to compound sterile and non-sterile medications, refill automated dispensing cabinets located throughout the hospital, pre-pack bulk medications into unit-dose preparations, assists pharmacists and nurses to ensure timely delivery of all patients’ medications and other duties related to the care of our patients.
Pharmacy Technicians are essential members of the pharmacy team at Maine Medical Center, providing support for multiple facets of the pharmacy, including exceptional customer service. The Pharmacy Technician II is a proficient pharmacy technician who has at least six months of experience as a pharmacy technician/intern at Maine Medical Center or one year of experience as a pharmacy technician at an external pharmacy. A Pharmacy Technician II assists the pharmacist by preparing and distributing medications, maintaining drug inventory and pertinent patient records. Pharmacy Technician II also identify opportunities for improvement in work processes and actively contributes to the implementation of improvement efforts. Additionally, the Pharmacy Technician II will perform other related and assigned duties.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
A minimum of six (6) months of experience (internal pharmacy department) or one (1) year of experience (external pharmacy department) in a pharmacy setting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
High school diploma or GED certificate required.
Associates Degree preferred.
PTCB certificate is preferred.
Currently licensed as a pharmacy technician in the State of Maine or currently eligible consistent with the current State of Maine Board of Pharmacy requirements.
Ability to assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of all patients.