The Certified Pharmacy Technician II performs a variety if technical and precise duties relating to medication preparation, storage, distribution and disposition. This position is responsible for preparation of hazardous drugs, parenteral injections and parenteral nutrition, using aseptic technique practices involving numerous and precise manipulations in a federally certified clean environment and in compliance with OSHA, NIOSH and USP 797 standards. This position requires an ability to interpret pharmaceutical terminology including a wide variety of chemical compound names and oncology regimens. This position monitors the oncology clinic schedule, determines oncology medications required for prescribed regimens, and orders product to ensure adequate supply without exceeding PAR levels.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
License/Certifications: Maintains Certified Pharmacy Technician Status (CPht).
Experience: Prior hospital pharmacy experience preferred. 1 year experience in compounding IV medications.
Registration with the state of Maine Board of Pharmacy
Analytical skills necessary to identify and resolve problems related to medication preparation and distribution
Understands and accurately completes pharmaceutical calculations and their application to hospital pharmacy practice.
Committed to being the trusted source for quality care – and careers.
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As a non-profit family of high-quality healthcare providers, we’re working together to create strong, vibrant and healthy partnerships. We are an integrated healthcare delivery system made up of the state’s only academic medical center (and largest hospital), a large bio-medical research center, community hospitals, home care agencies, physician practices, an outpatient lab, and diagnostic and surgery centers. In addition to our clinical opportunities, MaineHealth also offers a variety of fulfilling careers in finance, human resources, information services, marketing, support services, and more!
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