Regulated Pharmacy Technician
Centric Health
Edmonton, Alberta
5d ago

Pharmacare Pharmacy a division of Centric Health Group of Companies, our focus is on the quality and safety of medications for our clients.

This focus has gained us the reputation of being the leader in specialty pharmacy throughout Alberta. To uphold this reputation we pride ourselves in being a team of passionate individuals that believe in building strong relationships with our clients and maintaining quality assurance by using industry leading technology.

We offer competitive benefits, encourage ongoing training and development and an atmosphere that inspires our employees to excel at assisting and caring for our clients.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of the Pharmacare Fulfillment Centre, you will provide safe and effective drug distribution services to numerous facilities.

This will include gained knowledge in geriatrics and mental health medications. As well as developing quick and accurate checking skills to support final checks in compounding, compliance packaging and other prescription requirements.

INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Regulated Technicians
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Pharmacy Assistants
  • VP Operations
  • SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Ensure that all prescriptions are complete and authentic
  • Provide final check in a team based workflow environment and also being involved in the quality assurance team
  • Confirm accuracy and completeness of pharmaceutical products prepared for release
  • Ensure proper storage and disposal of pharmaceutical products / medications in a manner consistent with legal and professional obligations
  • Review complaints from internal / external customers and takes action to remedy the complaint including reporting to the Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Accept verbal prescriptions from prescribing authorities
  • Perform the final check of prepared prescriptions
  • OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties will be assigned as required.
  • TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Is both familiar with and compliant with all record keeping requirements for controlled substances
  • 40 60 words per minute
  • Excellent computer knowledge
  • Experience using KROLL in a long term care setting would be an asset.
  • BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

  • Work as part of a team must be able to build and maintain strong team relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to benefit from coaching and instruction for quality processes
  • Excellent customer and staff relations
  • Exhibit well-developed organizational and prioritization skills coupled with the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate a good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strategic thinker with excellent decision making skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with a quality assurance (QA is critical) focus.
  • High skill level in professionalism and energy,
  • Must have a positive go-getter attitude and be cooperative with the team and direct supervisor at all times.
  • PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES

  • This position requires the selected candidate to sit, stand and walk throughout the day.
  • Strong stress management abilities
  • Excellent memory skills
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Accreditation as a Regulated Pharmacy Technician in good standing and adherence to the Standards of Practice with the Alberta College of Pharmacists
  • Experience as a Regulated Technician is an asset
  • Knowledge of Kroll Pharmacy Systems (Level 2)
  • Knowledge of all dispensary equipment
  • Retail / Community / Long Term Care Pharmacy experience
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • The chosen candidate may be asked to undergo a criminal record check and / or basic security clearance.
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