Pharmacy Technician (Perm)

  • Sector: MRS Pharmacy
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Maine, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH233919_1682957827
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Job Summary: The major responsibility of the Pharmacy Technician is to support the Pharmacist in the prescription fulfillment process by:

  • Entering/maintaining patient profiles in the pharmacy information system (QS1)
  • Entering new prescription information into the pharmacy information system for pharmacist verification
  • Processing prescription refill requests
  • Answering incoming phone calls
  • Dealing directly with nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and group homes throughout Maine
  • Filling prescriptions for pharmacist verification
  • Assisting in maintaining pharmaceutical inventory
  • Ordering medications, stock drug shelves, clean drug bay shelving, remove expiring medications from stock
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date prescription files
  • Maintaining delivery receipts


  • High School Diploma or equivalent with willingness to attend continuing education related to the position
  • State of Maine Pharmacy Technician Registration (can be done after hire)
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification (to be completed within one year of hire)
  • Proficient general office skills (typing, computer, fax, filing, and multiple phone lines)
  • Proficient in or ability to learn Outlook, Teams, DocuTrack, DocuSign, and QS1
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask in a stressful environment
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to focus with great attention to detail
  • Ability to use and understand verbal and written communication to interact with customers and coworkers
  • Ability to use general math skills to perform basic calculations
  • Insurance billing knowledge preferred
  • One to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in pharmacy, retail, medical, or customer service setting preferred

Physical Requirements

  • The position requires standing 100% of the time and occasional walking of short distances
  • Bending the wrists and use of the hands to grasp or pinch, handle or feel objects, and using keyboard and computer equipment is required 100% of the time
  • Body movements of turning the head and torso, bending, reaching, lifting, moving, and carrying objects is required at least 50% of the time
  • Bending at the knees and waist and lifting weight of 20 lbs. or more is required at least 50% of the time

Schedule: Direct Hire: 4 10-hour shifts, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., with an hour unpaid lunch and two 15-minute paid breaks, and with weekend rotations every 2nd or 3rd weekend, 8:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m. When scheduled to work a weekend, you would have an additional day off during the week.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • 16 Days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Free On-site Gym Membership