Status : Permanent Full-time
As an integral member of the Pharmacy Services Outpatients Team, the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN is responsible for : independently performing all technical aspects of prescription preparation including compounding and dispensing responsibilities, as per master worksheets;
replenishing stock medication supplies for assigned areas; ensuring patient information is updated and maintained in the pharmacy computer system;
completing all required reports and documentation; attending, participating and assisting in staff and patient training / educational functions;
performing workload measurement support functions; and performing cross-functional and / other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.
QUALIFICATIONS : Education :
Completion of a two year community college Pharmacy Technician Program or recognized equivalent required.
Two years practical and related experience preferred.
Certification (R.Ph.T.) by the Ontario College of Pharmacists required.
Previous hospital experience with unit dose system and intravenous admixture service, preferred.
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.
Professional Affiliations / Memberships :
Membership with the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians (CAPT) preferred.
Additional Skills / Abilities :
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.
You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.