Pharmacy Technician - Retail

  • Sector: MRS Pharmacy
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Maine, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 25 September 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH422015_1688161418
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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