Pharmacy Technician I:

Portland Maine

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.



PharMerica Portland is recruiting a Full-Time Pharmacy Technician l to join our team.


The Pharmacy Technician l will assists with drug preparation and dispensing under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist and in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.


Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Type’s prescription information to produce labels.
  • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
  • Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory.
  • Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system.
  • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments.
  • Packages medications for dispensing and for delivery.
  • Sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood.
  • Communicates with all customers in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Maintains current State Pharmacy Technician license in States requiring licensing and certification.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • LTC experience preferred
  • Able to recognize and identify medications
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification desired 
  • Team player, detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Experience with medications and filling prescriptions required
  • Must be available to work first shift Monday-Friday between 8am-6:30pm and every other weekend



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