Pharmacy Technician

Company

Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Rural hospital located in Fergus Ontario.

Location

Fergus

Duties

GROVES MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
POSTING # 2021-10

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
(Temporary Full Time)

A temporary full time Pharmacy Technician position is available in the Pharmacy Department effective immediately. This temporary position will work primarily out of Groves Memorial Community Hospital, but is required to travel to Palmerston and District Hospital or Louise Marshal in Mount Forest in Ontario as required for back up. This contract is expected to be in place until the end of September 2021 with the potential of extension.

This position is unionized with Unifor, Local 1106.

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
Must have a valid driver's license and own transportation

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week, as per department schedule including weekend work as required

Salary: As per salary grid

Start Date

2021-03-08

Hours

37.5 Hours per week

Contact

Name

Rebecca Paul

Display Name

Rebecca Paul

Title

Human Resources/Recruiting Assistant

Address

131 Frederick Campbell Street

Telephone

5198432010

Email

rpaul@whca.ca

Other Email

rpaul@whca.ca

Job Posting Link

Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Display Date

2021-02-05

Expiry Date

2021-03-31