Pharmacy Technician Supervisor

Job Number 68149
Posted 8/6/2020
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Inpatient Pharmacy
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8
Job Details POSITION SUMMARY: The major job responsibilities of this position are: leadership, quality improvement, orientation and training, drug distribution, human resources and projects. The pharmacy technician supervisor directly supervises the pharmacy technicians. The supervisor is accountable for managing the day to day activities of the technician staff, designing and maintaining workflow, providing staff development and education, and evaluating the level of technician performance. The technician supervisor, under the general supervision of a licensed pharmacist, will assist in the various activities of the pharmacy department. The technician supervisor functions in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines, and state and federal regulations.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School Diploma, Pharmacist Technician Board Certification, Must be licensed as a Pharmacy Technician through the State of Maine: Department of Professional and Financial Regulation – Board of Pharmacy

PREFERED EDUCATION:Associates Degree or equivalent experience.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Three years' experience in hospital pharmacy.

PREFERED EXPERIENCE: Successful candidates will have had prior leadership and hospital pharmacy experience

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: Computer competency is preferred as well as knowledge of the metric system and ability to perform simple math calculations. Candidate must be able to operate telephone equipment, photocopier, fax machine and Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Outlook. A successful candidate is able to prioritize workflow, demonstrate successful use of critical thinking and problem solving skills and exemplify integrity and flexibility in changes of shift or workflow. Must exhibit a caring attitude toward patients, co-workers, and other customers and work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand for long periods of time and withstand extended periods of walking (up to 8 hours per shift). Successful candidate must also have the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and perform repetitive movements in operating and refilling Talyst and Pyxis technology systems.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to function independently in a pressure-filled environment while working as a member of a team. A successful Pharmacy Supervisor candidate would demonstrate workflow prioritization and have high standards for quality and accuracy of work performed.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.