Pharmacy Technician
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
18d ago

The Pharmacy Department has an opportunity for a

Days - Hours and / or shifts are not guaranteed and will vary based on operational needs

OPSEU 583 Hourly Pay Rate : $25.56- $29.47

Baycrest Pharmacy Services support all inpatient units and programs. Some of the major functions of the department are purchasing and inventory management of medications, unit dose drug distribution, IV drug admixtures and medication reconciliation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Dispenses medications within the unit dose drug distribution system and verifies using bar code technology
  • Delivers medication carts to designated hospital units
  • Repackages medications (e.g. oral liquid unit dose syringes, tablets)
  • Maintains floor stock on designated units according to established quotas and schedules
  • Dispenses narcotic and controlled drugs according to established procedures
  • Refills the automated dispensing unit (OmniCell) night cabinet
  • Identifies and processes expired pharmaceuticals
  • Compounds extemporaneous pharmaceuticals
  • Purchases and maintains an inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • Prepares intravenous admixtures
  • Maintains record of workload measurement and statistics
  • Participates in the teaching of pharmacy students
  • Qualifications include but are not limited to :

  • Completion of a Community College Pharmacy Technician Program or equivalent experience
  • Licensure as a Registered Pharmacy Technician ( RPhT’) with the Ontario College of Pharmacists ( OCP’)
  • One year of related experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • High standard of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Automation experience an asset e.g. automated dispensing units
  • Computer skills that include the ability to work with Microsoft Office Software including excel, word & outlook
  • Experience with Meditech preferred
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