Portland, ME - Pharmacy Technician - 32085 - LTC

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Mahesh Tanwani
  • Duration: 3-6
  • Start Date: Contract
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Maine, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH372465_1647351977
  • Contact Email: mtanwani@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

5 eight hours shifts and possibly weekends. Shift times are shorter on weekends.

Please see job description below

  • Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy
  • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels
  • Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy
  • May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory
  • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding
  • Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner
  • May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction
  • Assists in the training of new employees
  • Also performs at least one of the following:
    • Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room;
    • Works with automated machine to prepack drugs;
    • Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications, managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand;
    • Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry);
    • Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood
  • Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow)
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience in a pharmacy setting and with medical terminology. Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications. Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, effective oral communication. Pharmacy Technician license.
  • Desired: Long Term Care pharmacy experience.