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Pharmacy Technician - Medication Transitions

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:



  • Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus. Must be separated from the MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible
  • Position Summary

    • The Medication Transitions Pharmacy Technician is responsible for collecting the most accurate current medication list for admitted patients in the Emergency Department and/or inpatient units. Information will be from the patient, family, pharmacy, physician office, or other facility as required. The technician documents the most accurate medication list in the electronic health record and resolves any discrepancies with the supervising pharmacist. The Medication Transitions Pharmacy Technician must have strong customer service skills, be detailed oriented, and demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills. This position builds on prior experience as a pharmacy technician and functions at a high level of the Pharmacy Technician Career Advancement Program.

    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: High school diploma or GED certificate preferred. Associates Degree is preferred.
    • License/Certifications: CPHT certificate required. Medication History Certificate is required or obtained within 1 year of hire. Currently licensed as a pharmacy technician in the State of Maine or currently eligible consistent with the current State of Maine Board of Pharmacy requirements.
    • Experience: A minimum of three (3) years as a pharmacy technician.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Ability to assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of all patients.

    • 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 mainehealth.org

      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.

      Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Pharmacy Technician - Medication Transitions, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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