Pharmacy Technician Odette Cancer Centre Outpatient Pharmacy
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, CA.
4d ago

We currently have a Temporary Full-Time opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician in the Odette Cancer Centre Outpatient Pharmacy at our Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties

We currently have a vacancy for a Pharmacy Technician in the Odette Cancer Centre Pharmacy. The pharmacy technician duties can be broadly divided into three areas : retail pharmacy operations, IV admixture and chemotherapy compounding and clerical duties such as inventory management.

  • Responsibilities include tasks such as delivery of chemotherapy from pharmacy to chemo unit, filling individual patient prescriptions, including those for clinical trials received via computer or directly from patients in the retail pharmacy, dispensing new drug orders and performing the necessary functions on computers while meeting pharmacy standards for accuracy and speed;
  • being able to complete sterile product preparation for chemotherapy, utilizing aseptic technique; and being able to complete the necessary mathematical calculations and translating these calculations to the proper equipment to ensure accurate weight and volume measurement in the preparation of products.

    Other technician duties included are inventory management, ordering and receiving of drugs and supplies, documentation of staff meeting discussions and management of various special billing procedures for both retail pharmacy drugs as well as intravenous chemotherapy agents.

    Qualifications / Skills

  • Current licensure by the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Current holder of a certificate in IV Aseptic Technique or the ability to become certified within 3 months.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative
  • Reliable
  • Customer service skills and empathetic manner
  • Knowledge of retail pharmacy computer systems such as Kroll preferred
  • Knowledge of oncology computer systems such as OPIS and CHARM preferred
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 202260 to :

    Human Resources

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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