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As an integral member of the Pharmacy Services Outpatient Pharmacy Operations team, the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN is responsible for : working in conjunction with pharmacists in maintaining high standards of client relations;
assisting pharmacists in accurately and efficiently performing all technical aspects relating to prescription dispensing responsibilities;
preparing or compounding extemporaneous products using appropriate techniques under supervision of a pharmacist; performing activities relating to the maintenance and operation of Outpatient Pharmacy services;
and performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS : Education :
Completion of a two year community college Pharmacy Technician Program or recognized equivalent required.
Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada preferred.
Active licensure with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT) mandatory.
Eligibility to register with OCP as RPhT required.
Additional Skills / Abilities :
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under minimal supervision and to manage competing priorities / deadlines.
Ability to learn and troubleshoot changing technologies / machinery.
Ability to work variable shifts.
Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
Manual billings, out of province billings and specialty meds related billing (an asset)
Experience / working knowledge of Delta (Health Watch), Kroll and Point of Sales System
IV compounding experience an asset