Pharmacy Technician

Company

North Wellington Health Care

Two rural hospitals located in Mount Forest and Palmerston Ontario.

Location

Mount Forest

Duties

NORTH WELLINGTON HEALTH CARE

LOUISE MARSHALL HOSPITAL & PALMERSTON DISTRICT HOSPITAL

POSTING # 2020-299

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

(REGULAR PART TIME (0.4 FTE))

A cross-site regular part time (0.4 FTE) Pharmacy Technician position is available in the Pharmacy Department. at the Palmerston & District Hospital and Louise Marshall Hospital site.

The home site for this position will be the Louise Marshall Hospital site.

This position is a non-unionized position.

Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for technical and clinical support activities according to departmental & hospital policies, provincial guidelines and Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Standards of Practice including:

Preparation and distribution of medications, including sterile admixtures (incl. chemotherapy, TPN and patient controlled analgesia)
Using computer technology to perform daily operations including order entry, medication reconciliation, document generation and departmental inventory control processes
Delivery and maintenance of medications in clinical areas
Completion of audits, medication safety initiatives, and projects

Requirements

Qualifications:

Graduate of a CCAPP (Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs) Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program required
Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as a Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT)
Chemotherapy certification preferred
Knowledge of inpatient pharmacy dispensing processes
Knowledge, skill & competence in preparation of sterile products
Computer skills related to Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point
Experience with Meditech pharmacy software preferred
Experience in hospital pharmacy
Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication, teamwork, problem-solving and organizational skills
Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
History of dependability (including good attendance record)
Adaptability & ability to prioritize, attention to detail
Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail

Hours of work:

As per department schedule, including weekends

Start Date

2021-03-08

Contact

Name

Rebecca Paul

Display Name

Rebecca Paul

Title

Human Resources/Recruiting Assistant

Address

630 Dublin Street

Telephone

5198432010

Email

rpaul@whca.ca

Other Email

rpaul@whca.ca

Job Posting Link

North Wellington Health Care

Display Date

2021-02-05

Expiry Date

2021-03-31