Pharmacy Technician

EMPLOYER: Covetrus -



*** This is an Onsite Position located at 127 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101 ***
Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We’re bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,000 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the globe.


Our company is currently seeking energetic and dependable pharmacy technicians for our Portland, ME Mail Order Pharmacy. We are a fast paced, growing business looking to expand our operations and positions in the Greater Portland area.

The Pharmacy Technician, under general supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and in accordance with standard departmental procedures, prepares medication for animal consumption.  Supports the company mission, vision, and values.


Full Time Monday through Friday
Overtime and weekends on occasion

Benefits & Environment:

Climate controlled environment
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off
401(k) matching
Company Onsite Parking Included

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs duties assigned by a licensed pharmacist. Areas of work are checked routinely for maintenance of quality control.
Work is conducted in accordance with generally accepted standards of practice following departmental procedures and policies.
Read and interpret veterinarian orders received in pharmacy and transcribe same onto a pharmacy computer medication profile.
Prepare in accordance with standards of pharmacy practice compounds for use under direct pharmacist supervision.
Prepare in accordance with pharmacy law and standards of pharmacy practice, prescriptions to be dispensed after pharmacist approval.
Check and remove outdated meds on a routine basis to ensure that no deteriorated meds are in stock. Keep appropriate records.


Pharmacy Technician experience preferred.
High School diploma or GED.
Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the State of operation.


CPhT Certification preferred.


Perform basic math sufficient to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement correctly and consistently.
Operate a calculator proficiently.
Interact with computer software via a keyboard.
Pay attention to details and retain information readily.
Read, comprehend, and translate regulations & laws into understandable instructions.
Communicate verbally in a professional manner with co-workers, shareholders and other contacts.
Function effectively as a team player.
Knowledge of basic principles, theories and laws, policies and procedures that pertain to compounding.
Exhibit punctuality and low absenteeism.
Knowledge of mail order pharmacy preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to read reports and computer screen, hear well enough to communicate with colleagues, walk and stand for extended periods of time, operate computer and telephone, and occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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How to Apply:

Contact: Jorge D Morante
Phone: (631) 205-8007