Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Main

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Oct 14, 2021
Pharmacy Technician

Job Description


  • This position includes a $1,350 sign on bonus!**
  • Position Summary
    •   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 providing exceptional customer service. The Pharmacy Technician I is an entry level position with zero to 12 months of pharmacy technician experience. The Pharmacy Technician I assists the pharmacist by preparing and distributing medications, maintaining drug inventory and pertinent patient records. Additionally, the Pharmacy Technician I will perform other related and assigned duties.
**$1,350 Sign-on Bonus: The Sign-on Bonus is paid out in three payments; $200 within the first 30 days of employment, $200 at 6 months of employment, and $950 is paid out in the first pay period after 12 months of employment. Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible for the Sign-on Bonus. Former employees must be separated from the MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High school diploma or GED certificate preferred. Associates Degree is preferred.
    • License/Certifications: 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.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Ability to assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of all patients.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.