CareRx was created with one goal in mind to provide the best possible pharmacy experience for care facilities, retirement homes and home nursing.
We have developed our business model from the perspective of the customers and partners that we hope to service. Locally owned and operated, CareRx is invested in the community and committed to improving the lives and care needs for residents and their families.
Our management team has over 40 years’ experience servicing the community through our ownership and management of other retail pharmacy outlets in British Columbia.
CareRX is a member of the Centric Health Group of Companies, a privately-held organization whose vision is to be one of Canada’s largest independent healthcare providers in Canada.
We are searching for a Regulated Pharmacy Technician. The successful applicant will be working in a very fast-paced growing environment that uses a wide number of different technologies where security and compliance are critical to success.
The ability to quickly problem-solve while still maintaining accuracy, attention to detail and compliance with best practices is essential.
You will be required to work as an integral part of a diverse team under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager and Pharmacist, the Registered Pharmacy Technician is responsible for leading the workflow of the pharmacy station, ensuring that all prescriptions are dispensed accurately.
You will be responsible for overseeing the staff workflow at the station and ensuring prescriptions are dispensed in compliance with provincial and federal laws, standards and regulations which govern the practice of pharmacy.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Acting as the key point of contact, you will be responsible for providing exceptional customer care to LTC homes and retirement communities providing support as needed to ensure outstanding care and service at all times
Collaborate with all members of the pharmacy team to ensure medication orders are dispensed accurately, safely, timely and completely while optimizing medication continuity and resident outcomes
Complete daily tasks in accordance with established work place policies and procedures
Consult with members of the pharmacy management team when there are unresolved issues surrounding day to day work functions
Communicate with all members of the resident care team while maintaining professionalism by following corporate policies to ensure the highest standard of customer care, optimal resident care and quality of pharmacy service at all times
Participate in the after-hours on-call rotation / schedule as required
Maintain accurate, organized and complete resident health records ensuring appropriate documentation and continuity of care at all times
Follow all provincial and federal laws, standards and regulations which govern the practise of pharmacy
Assist in maintaining and monitoring pharmacy inventory
Participate in the training and support for newly hired and existing pharmacy team members when required
Participate in ongoing continuing education, remaining current in pharmaceutical, medical and professional licensing information in addition to corporate updates, policies, and standards
Prepare and compound medications when required
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Other duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager or Pod Pharmacist
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 delivery
Accept verbal prescriptions from prescribing authorities
Perform the final check of prepared prescriptions
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must be able to time manage priorities and have strong organizational skills
Able to benefit from coaching and instruction for quality processes
Other duties will be assigned as required
What you bring to the team
Proven ability to foster strong partnerships with other members of the health care team
Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
Demonstrated high level of fluency in both written and spoken English
Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member in a fast paced environment
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with persons of varying levels of professional expertise in a professional and mature manner
Motivation to achieve results that reflect a high standard of quality
Must demonstrate good listening skills and be adaptable to internal work changes and changes in job environment
Education and Experience :
University / College degree; Certificate of Qualification for Pharmacy Technician (The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada)
Accreditation as a Regulated Pharmacy Technician in good standing
Knowledge of KROLL Pharmacy systems in a Long Term Care setting would be an advantage
Retail / Community / Long Term Care Pharmacy experience preferred
The chosen candidate may be asked to undergo a criminal record check and / or basic security clearance.