Certified Pharmacy Technician

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  • Farmington, ME
  • Franklin Community Health Network
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 134492
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The certified pharmacy technician 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: Maintains Certified Pharmacy Technician Status (CPht).
    • Experience: Prior hospital pharmacy experience preferred. 1 year experience in compounding IV medications.
    • Registration with the state of Maine or New Hampshire 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.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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