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Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy St. John's Rehab - Regular Part-Time (221235 )

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 6/22/2022 2:32:05 PM

We currently have a Regular Part-Time opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician in the Pharmacy at our St. John's Rehab Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays & Weekends as Required: Days, Evenings; As per schedule
Statutory Holidays and On Call Required

The Pharmacy Technician duties can be broadly divided into three areas: medication dispensing and distribution, non-sterile compounding and prepackaging, and clerical duties such as inventory management following established guidelines and in collaboration with the Pharmacy Technician Team Lead and under the supervision of the Pharmacist Manager. Additional Pharmacy Technician duties include participating in medication reconciliation, performing mathematical calculations, accurate and detailed record keeping and participation in staff meeting discussions.

Summary of Duties

  • Perform all duties associated with medication dispensing and distribution ensuring accuracy in all duties. Issue ward stock to the patient care units and participate in the drug distribution process which may include medication prepackaging functions as required.
  • Perform best possible medication history in collaboration with Pharmacists.
  • Drug delivery to nursing units.
  • Non Sterile compounding following best practice standards for solutions, ointments and other pharmaceuticals.
  • Receiving of drugs and supplies.
  • Participate as a member of the pharmacy team.
  • Provide Patient Education as required on medication related tools and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed drug records and perform other clerical/administrative duties.
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned.
  • Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of employees, patients, Sisters, students, volunteers, physicians and visitors including but not limited to: compliance with the safety standards of the Hospital and applicable legislation.
  • Conduct their work in a safe manner; prevention, identification and reporting of safety issues and problems; taking corrective action, where possible; attendance at safety meetings / training / updates in accordance with the Hospital’s standards


  • Current licensure by the Ontario College of Pharmacists or a new graduate of a CCAPP accredited pharmacy program nearing completion of the process and exams to become a licensed and regulated pharmacy technician within 18 months of graduation.
  • Three (3) years Hospital experience preferred
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask.
  • Demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, reliable, self-motivated and able to take initiative.
  • Customer service skills and empathetic manner.
  • Experience, in a hospital environment and use of Meditech system preferred.
  • Experience with purchasing and inventory managing is an asset.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles
  • Must be able to perform within the physical demands of the job.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221235 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.