Pharmacy Technician II

  • MaineHealth
  • Farmington, ME, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Pharmacy Technician

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • 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: Certified Pharmacy Technician Status (CPht) must achieve within 6 months from date of hire.
    • 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.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.