Pharmacy Technician
UHN
Toronto, Ontario, CA
13h ago

The University Health Network,

where above all else the needs of patients come first , encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education .

The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.

With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning , the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here .

POSITION :

  • 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 :

    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.
  • Preferred :

  • 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
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