Pharmacy Technician
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
13d ago

Status : Permanent Full-time

POSITION :

  • 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 :

    Education :

  • Completion of a two year community college Pharmacy Technician Program or recognized equivalent required.
  • Experience :

  • 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.

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